station, a Tudor style building completed
in 1848, is located in the centre of this
important cathedral city, 136 miles north from London King's Cross
station (a journey of 2 hours). Other trains serving Lincoln operate
between Grimsby and Leicester and Peterborough and Doncaster.
Walking to the
As you leave the station observe the George Boole sclulpture. Boole was
a self taught Lincoln teacher who changed the peceptoion of mathematics
by creating Boolean logic, the basis of the digital age. Passing George
Boole cross the road and walk on through the Cornhll Quarter to the
Wensum River. Turn right andand walk to the HIgh Steet
crossing the River Witham on the High Bridge a much restored medieval
bridge which, on your left, still carries 16th century shops and
houses, a unique feature in England. Walk on through the Stonebow Arch
at the Guildhall an early 16th century
building, It has been home to the City Council since it was
built. Walk straight on into the Straight passing the the Jews House
(the church borrowed money from a local Jew to build the Cathedral).
Now you are faced with Steep Hill, the steepest street in
the top you are rewarded with the Castle on the left and Cathedral on
the right. For those who would find Steep Hill daunting buses
operate from the bus station opposite the railway station.
As well as all the attractions
city centre we highly recommend
visiting the Arboretum' a Victorian park restored in 2003.
has a wealth of places for you to visit and enjoy in the city.
Please visit our
updated 9 July 2021