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a Castle in the town of Lincoln, in the county of Lincolnshire

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About Lincoln Castle

A fine Norman motte-and-bailey castle built in 1068 on the site of a former Roman fortress. It is interesting for its two mottes, the only other castle built in this style is Lewes.

The castle was the scene of several battles, most notably during the reign of King Stephen, and King John. In the early part of the 13th-century Lincoln Castle was besieged during what is known as "The Baron's War".

Lincoln Castle has a fine eastern gateway, its parapet walls are some of the finest in the country and offer magnificent wall walks. For over 900 years the interior of the castle has been used as a place of justice, today Lincoln Assize Court is still housed within the castle.

The castle offers the opportunity to experience what life was like in a Victorian prison, and there is a wide annual programme of annual events. These include, Medieval Jousting, The Lincoln Vintage Vehicle Rally, Open-Air Concerts, and throughout each summer on a Sunday after-noon a brass band entertains visitors with all types of music, including traditional band music and tunes from popular shows.

There is a gift shop and restaurant. Delicious cream teas are available.

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Lincoln

(0.3 miles, 0.4 km)

This fine cathedral City was called Lindon by the Ancient Britons' and later the Romans' knew it as Lindum. In AD48 a Roman garrison was set up to command the meeting of the.....

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Nettleham

(2.9 miles, 4.7 km, direction NE)

This is a most delightful Lincolnshire village with dreamy stone cottages, a picturesque village green, and a sparkling beck around which well fed ducks and moorhens colonise...

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Skellingthorpe

(3.4 miles, 5.4 km, direction W)

This is a large village lying around three miles from Lincoln which is fringed by the Fosdyke Navigation. Visitors will find a few shops, pubs and an interesting Anglican church...

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Waddington

Waddington

(4.6 miles, 7.5 km, direction S)

Waddington is a bustling town, its modern day history forever linked to the R.A.F of which it is justifiably proud. It's annual air show is a major event on the yearly calendar and is attended by people from all over England...

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Ingham

(7.6 miles, 12.2 km, direction N)

Ingham, from its earliest dawning's at the time of the Doomsday Book has enjoyed a tranquil existence. The village lies in a lovely area between Lincoln and Gainsborough, amidst some of the shire's most stunning scenery...

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A lovely day at Lincoln and the famous view of the wonderful cathedral from the castle.

Lincoln Cathedral

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(2.4 miles, 3.8 km, direction SW)

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Doddington Hall, Lincolnshire, view from the grounds.

Doddington Hall

(4.9 miles, 7.8 km, direction W)

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Gainsborough Old Hall

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Pemberton House in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England5 stars

Pemberton House

Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England (0.0 miles, 0.0 km)
Set in a Grade II listed Tudor building, the 5-star Pemberton House is within 100 metres of Lincoln’s 11th-century cathedral and Norman castle....
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The White Hart Hotel Lincoln in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England3 stars

The White Hart Hotel Lincoln

Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England (0.0 miles, 0.1 km)
In the centre Lincoln’s historical quarter, this hotel offers old fashioned elegance alongside contemporary styling in a privileged position, within the shadows of the Cathedral....
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Cathedral View Guest House in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England4 stars

Cathedral View Guest House

Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England (0.1 miles, 0.1 km)
Dating back to the 12th century, this Grade II listed bed and breakfast is less than 100 metres from Lincoln Cathedral. Original stone fireplaces and wooden beams feature throughout Cathedral View....
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The Rest Hotel in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England

The Rest Hotel

Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England (0.1 miles, 0.1 km)
Surrounded by the cobbled streets of Lincoln’s Bailgate, The Rest provides charming boutique accommodation on Steep Hill, awarded Britain’s Best Street in 2012....
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Castle Hotel in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England3 stars

Castle Hotel

Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
Next to the magnificent Lincoln Castle, the Grade II Listed Castle Hotel offers individually styled rooms with free Wi-Fi and luxury private bathrooms. Free on-site parking is also provided....
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