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Lincoln Medieval Bishops' Palace

Minister Yard, Lincoln LN2 1PU, England
+44 1522 527468
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Medieval Market Visit 2017

This is a great piece of English heritage - next to the amazing cathedral - and this is our second... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing building, tucked just under the Cathedral. Well worth a visit, we loved it. Highly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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+44 1522 527468
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great piece of English heritage - next to the amazing cathedral - and this is our second visit free of charge via the medieval market during Lincoln's Christmas market. Great atmosphere and lots of history - despite the conservation works - which...More

Thank 375Christopher1983
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing building, tucked just under the Cathedral. Well worth a visit, we loved it. Highly recommended.

Thank malc1005
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We visited Lincoln to see the cathedral and the palace. It was however shut due to conservation work and it does say that on the EH website. However,knowing how long it takes to get planning permission I think that EH could have put the closed...More

1  Thank 938fjg
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Just s few minutes downhill from the cathedral, the Bishops Palace has commanding views over the city. The old buildings are in use today as a hotel and conference centre, and the remains of some of the ancient buildings are still there to see.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately most of the bishops palace is closed at present but it is free to enter the tower. There is a film to watch about the history and importance of the palace which is worth watching. Lovely staff

1  Thank Cookster_11
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is just the place to come and sit in peace and quiet when you're weary of the hustle and bustle uphill and around the Cathedral and Castle Square. You can buy refreshments and gifts from the friendly staff in the English Heritage centre, and...More

1  Thank gapdreamer
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This place has only a very small part open due to repairs and I think they may get some negative reviews as a result. It's probably a mistake, and they may well have been better off shutting completely for a while. So hard to really...More

Thank HHH666Y
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Please be aware that the site is partly closed. This is due to essential works, to stop the palace from falling over! Anyway, on the day I visited it was not partly closed. It was completely closed. D'Oh! This was due to a concert in...More

1  Thank SummerSon2013
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Due to problems with a damaged wall, we think, the palace was partly closed. All you can see is a bit of a tower and walls of the west hall. Not able to go in the garden which should have great views. Check web site...More

Thank A N
Reviewed 14 July 2017

My wife and I visited Lincoln Medieval Bishops' Palace during our week's holiday to Lincolnshire. It's stands almost in the shadow of Lincoln Cathedral and the entrance is opposite through a gate in a large stone wall which led us through a lovely garden to...More

Thank Rhys J
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