Arts & History

Lincolnshire is a vibrant and historic county and home to an array of art galleries, churches, arts and craft events, museums and theatres.

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Lincoln Castle

Built by William the Conqueror in 1068 on a site occupied since Roman times, Lincoln Castle has dominated the Lincoln skyline for almost one thousand years.

  • Free entry to the Castle grounds
  • Gift Shop
  • Café

Distance: 26miles
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Lincoln Cathedral

One of Europe’s finest Gothic buildings, once the tallest building in the world, with stunning views from the roof and tower and intricate design inside.

  • Floor Tours run throughout the year and are suitable for all.
  • Roof Tours are also run throughout the year which are accessed by a narrow staircase.
  • Around 85% of the cathedral is accessible by wheelchair.

Distance: 26miles

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Kinema In The Woods

The Kinema In The Woods is a unique two screen cinema dating back to 1922 and is believed to be the only full-time cinema in the UK still using rear projection.

  • Free Parking
  • Gift Shop
  • Disabled Access

Distance: 30 miles

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The Ropewalk

The Ropewalk is a regionally acclaimed centre for the arts housing four gallery spaces, a sculpture garden, coffee shop and facilities for printmaking and room hire.

  • Admission Free
  • Galleries Open 7 days a week
  • Coffee Shop

Distance: 24 miles

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The Steel Rooms

Founded in November 2012 and with a passion for Art and Creativity, The Steel Rooms evolved into a concept incorporating a Café, Art Gallery, Gift Shop, Bespoke Framing Service and Events hub.

  • Gift Shop
  • Café

Distance: 16 miles

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Bricktree Gallery

Bricktree Gallery is a workshop space, shop and gallery home to Annie Sloan Chalk Paint™, hand painted furniture, original art, sculpture, local artisan and hand crafted gifts, fabric, home décor, vintage and upcycled ideas.

  • Groups Welcome
  • Disable Toilet
  • Parking

Distance: 7 miles

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Caistor Arts & Heritage Centre

A beautiful conversion of a former Methodist chapel. The cafe serves delicious cakes, afternoon tea, snacks and lunches. Upstairs you will discover local history displays, exhibitions in our gallery and a well stocked public library.

  • Cafe Shop
  • Library

Distance: 7 miles

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Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre

Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre is a multi-award winning attraction which will transport you back in time to the 1950’s heyday of this famous port. Carefully crafted sets and original preserved trawler interiors capture the atmosphere and essence of a remarkable way of life in one of the most dangerous occupations in living memory.

  • Cafe
  • Tickets - Adults: £6, Children: £2
  • Pay and Display Parking

Distance: 12 miles

The Old Tile Works

The Old Tile Works opened its doors to the public in 2013. They are a fully restored operational tile works; one of the last tile factories of its kind in Europe.

  • Potters workshop
  • Restaurant and coffee shop

Distance: 24 miles

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