Campsites Near Lincoln
The best Lincoln campsitesLincoln, with its towering cathedral and medieval castle bringing historical charm alongside brilliant shopping, arts and culture, is a great city break destination. Stay on one of our Lincoln campsites to enjoy the city with endless Roman roots and culture to explore.
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Things to do and see while camping in Lincoln
In Roman times Lincoln was believed to be the third largest city in the UK. Lincoln is now one of the smallest cities, but that doesn’t mean you’ll be short of things to do during your holiday. With rich historical roots and attractions for all ages, camping in Lincoln can be as adventurous as you make it.
Historical attractions in Lincoln
- Lincoln Cathedral is hard to miss, with its spectacular architecture towering over the city. On a visit to Lincoln Cathedral, you’ll learn all about the history of what was once the tallest building in the world.
- The medieval Lincoln Castle has seen both kings and convicts walk its floors. During your visit, you can walk the medieval walls, explore the Victorian prison and learn about the history of the castle on a guided tour.
- For a real look into the life of a Lincolnshire home in the 1990s, the time capsule that is Mrs Smith’s Cottage is a unique and enjoyable visit.
- The Museum of Lincolnshire Life celebrates all aspects of Lincolnshire culture with nearly 250,000 objects to discover.
- The Lincoln Aviation Heritage Centre is the only place you can ride in a Lancaster bomber. There’s plenty for all ages to do here There’s plenty for all ages to do here, making it a brilliant day out.
- The Elizabethan mansion of Doddington Hall offers a fascinating insight into family life through the ages.
- The Roman Trail of Lincoln takes you around all of the significant sites in the city which tell the story of the settlement’s beginnings. You can view the stops online or on an app, but it’s a good way to explore the main attractions during your visit.
More things to do in Lincoln
- Lincoln offers a unique shopping experience. The high street and Lincoln’s Cornhill Quarter are the places to find recognisable brands, while the Cathedral Quarter, Bailgate and Steep Hill are home to brilliant independent shops.
- Walking tours are a great way to find your way around and learn more about a new place. The brave visiting Lincoln might want to join the Original Lincoln Ghost Walk, which passes by many places of interest with haunting tales along the way.
- The 100-acre Hartsholme Park has a lake, woods, nature trails and a café to enjoy.
- The Cheese Society is a must for anyone partial to a chunk of award-winning goodness. Established in 1997, The Cheese Society Café is well worth a pitstop.