Whilst staying at Hillcrest Hotel there is so much to see and do that a short break is just not long enough to see everything, and you will be looking forward to coming back. Most places of interest are only a short stroll from the Hillcrest Hotel, which means that you can leave your car here for most, if not all of your stay with us. Relax and enjoy a wonderful City and its friendly people.
For those who are visiting Lincoln Cathedral & Lincoln Castle call in at the Tourist Information Centre who can offer some good value passes, giving access to Lincoln Cathedral & Castle & much more.
The Cathedral is a magnificent sight, either during the day, with the sun lighting it up, or especially in the evening light when it is flood-lit. Definitely not to be missed.
Explore towers and dungeons, Experience the imposing Victorian prison and extraordinary chapel, also home to an original 1215 Magna Carta.
The Magna Carta
Instigated by William the Conqueror in 1068 the Castle has had a colourful past and is where Lincoln’s own copy of the Magna Carta which was sealed by King John at Runnymeade in 1215 can be found.
The Usher Gallery
Try the Collection, a new additional to the cultural life of Lincoln, and the Usher Gallery. These house a collection of Glass, coins, watches, water colours by Peter de Wint, J M W Turner and contemporary artists such as Lowry. The galleries have a changing programme of exhibitions throughout the year.
Lincoln Medieval Bishops Palace
Standing almost in the shadow of Lincoln cathedral, with sweeping views over the ancient city and the countryside beyond, the medieval bishops’ palace was once among the most important buildings in the country.
The Original Lincoln Ghost Walk and Medieval Walk
Go and enjoy the haunting stories of the city with the Lincoln Ghost Walk.
Or go and enjoy a medieval walk and learn how we lived between the years 1000 – 1500.
Boat Trip and Boat Hire
Sit back,relax and enjoy the sights of Lincoln and the countryside from a different perspective aboard a 50 – 60 minute guided canal trip.
Lincoln Theatre Royal