Discover Lincolnshire - for FREE - March 30th to 31st 2019

Discover Lincolnshire in March with a weekend of free entry to many of Lincoln city and countryside's attractions, plus other free activities and special offers.

As well as enjoying the shopping and food available throughout Lincoln, visitors and residents alike can also explore some of the county's most fascinating attractions offer free activities or admission to help you discover Lincolnshire for yourself.

Highlights include free rides on Lincon's open-top tour bus, free entry to Lincoln Cathedral, and free tours of the grounds of Lincoln Castle. There are many other attractions across the city that are free to enter all year long too.

Activities, events, and free admission during the weekend are to be confirmed. For updates and details see VisitLincoln Here

If you are staying over to enjoy the most Lincoln has to offer, see our availability here

Poppy Wave in Lincoln

If you missed the poppies in London or want to see them again, here's another chance. The iconic poppy sculptures are coming to Lincoln Castle

14-18 Now bring Wave and Weeping Window Poppies to Lincoln

14-18 Now bring Wave and Weeping Window Poppies to Lincoln

The Poppy Wave is a sweeping arch of bright red poppy heads suspended on towering stalks. These two sculptures, by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, marking the centenary of the outbreak of war, are coming to Lincoln Castle 28th May 2016. (see more about the poppies click here)

On the way back try The Terrace at The Rest- World Teas and Coffees on sunny terrace with wonderful views over Lincoln (fingers crossed for the weather !). Located 2 mins from the Castle, follow Steep Hill down from the square just past the florists and opposite Clarins. The Rest is a great place to stop and enjoy freshly made paninis, sandwiches, cakes and pastries and a drink on the terrace or in the beautiful coffee house. 2 mins from the Castle and the Poppies.

Staying over? why not try the Rooms at The Rest - If you are looking for somewhere special to stay for a lovely night or two away and enjoy everything that Lincoln has to offer try bed and breakfast at our boutique hotel.

 Open to everyone from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. We hope to see you when you visit.

The Rest, 55a Steep Hill, Lincoln, LN2 1LR

Lincoln Christmas Market 2015 Survival Tip

Going to Christmas Market this Year? - relax and enjoy a little luxury and calm on your way around

If you haven't already visited The Rest, you can enjoy the relaxed comfort and boutique style in the public Coffee House & Bar as well as Rooms.

With hot drinks, paninis, hot mince pies, rest on your way to or from the market. Why not try our christmas market special of Hot Chocolate and Baileys with whipped cream and marshmallow. We also have a selection of wines, champagne and spirits.

Welcome to The Rest Coffee House & Bar

Welcome to The Rest Coffee House & Bar

Our beautiful rooms are fully booked this christmas market, however to reserve for any event next year or to recommend to visiting friends and family in 2016 please check out the Rooms, availability and rates starting from £84 pn for 2 people with breakfast.

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The Rest, Lincoln

Located half way on Steep Hill, on the edge of the market, The Rest lives up to its name! Open Thursday through Sunday of the market weekend. See our location here.