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Lincoln Cathedral

Place to visit
Lincoln Cathedral is world-renowned as an architectural masterpiece and as a place of worship. It is one of the best medieval cathedrals in Europe.

Where is Lincoln Cathedral located?

Located at the top of Steep Hill in Lincoln, the cathedral is easily accessed from all parts of the city. Follow the signs for the Cathedral Quarter when driving. A Park & Ride service also operates from the north and south of the city.

Details on what activities are available at Lincoln Cathedral?

The Cathedral acts as a centre of excellence for traditional crafts and music, and it has a renowned library. Consecrated in 1092, the cathedral was reputed to be the tallest building in the world, from 1311 to 1549, when the central spire collapsed, reducing the cathedral's overall height.

Things to do in the local area?

Have a full day out in Lincoln and visit the Cathedral and Castle with a joint ticket, which also includes a free return ticket to each venue.

Top facilities

Disabled Access


Facilities & information


Child friendly



Disabled Access

Guided Tours


Extra info

Open Times: All year: Summer Mon-Fri 07:15-20:00, Sat & Sun 07:15-18:00. Winter Mon-Sat 07:15-18:00, Sun 07:15-17:00.

Price Details: Adult £8.00, Child (5-16) £4.60, Under 5s Free, Conc £6.80. Annual pass is available.

Arrival information and directions

Address: Minster Yard, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LincolnLN2 1PX, United Kingdom

Set in the heart of Lincoln.

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