Lincs Area

Things to do and places to see in and about our branch area

The Lincolnshire Wolds

The Lincolnshire Wolds are the highest point in eastern England between Yorkshire and Kent. They are designated an Area of Outstanding National Beauty. The fertile chalk hills have been shaped by agriculture for more than 4,000 years.

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Cathedral Quarter

Bailgate is one of the most historic parts of Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter, where independent boutiques, shops and places to eat line cobbled streets. Wander the quirky streets and discover a world of specialist shops including boutiques, crafts, book and gift shops, not to mention tea rooms and restaurants that line the cobbled streets.

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Humber Bridge

The Humber Bridge is a suspension bridge with the north tower sited on the high water line and the south tower founded in shallow water 500m from the shore. Designed to cross the last major unbridged estuary in Britain, the bridge comprises reinforced concrete towers aerial-spun catenary cables and a continuously-welded, closed box road deck supported by inclined hanger cables. The bridge is a masterpiece of civil engineering and was developed out of a design used initially for the Severn bridge near Bristol, England. Its design lifespan is 120 years.

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Harlaxton Manor

Built in 1837, is a manor house located in Harlaxton, Lincolnshire, England. Its architecture, which combines elements of Jacobean and Elizabethan styles with symmetrical Baroque massing, renders the mansion unique among surviving Jacobethan manors.

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Tattershall Castle

Discover 800 years of the castle’s history from palatial dwelling to cattle shed; romantic ruin to restoration. The brick castle was built by Ralph Cromwell, Lord Treasurer of England, between 1434-1447 as a display of his wealth, power and ambition in unstable times.
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