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Why Lincoln?

Lincoln city and surrounding countryside are great places to hold your meeting, event or conference with a range of venues, exhibition halls and conference centres throughout the area.The venues are complemented by the opportunity to visit the stunning historic city of Lincoln that will ensure your delegates have a truly memorable experience.

Home to one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in Europe - the iconic Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln Castle built by William the Conqueror in 1066 - recently re-opened after a £22m programme of improvements. The Cathedral Quarter is surrounded by picturesque cobbled streets lined with independant boutiques, delis and cafes - forming the heart of Historic Lincoln.

Supported by leading world class educational establishments, The University of Lincoln, Bishop Grosseteste University and Lincoln College - the city is continually benefitting from large investments in innovation and education, welcoming state of the art science and engineering facilities, high-tech laboratories and a modern personal development centre.

Lincoln venues can cater for events from 2 - 200,000. The Lincolnshire Showground is home to the well established annual county show a short distance from the city centre and one of the largest event venues in the county. Set in 270 acres of grounds and boasting 3,000sqm of indoor space, the eco-friendly carbon neutral EPIC Centre onsite is perfect choice for staying green. Washingborough Hall Hotel is a stunning 16th Centuary Georgian Country House, set in landscaped gardens, each bedroom in a different style offering your guest luxurious facilities. If a relaxed Art & Live Music Cafe is to your taste, Lincoln Drill Halls Cafe Bar and Room Upstairs offer a relaxed and cultured experience, and Lincoln Theatre Royal is one of Lincoln's best loved performance venues, take a back stage tour or meet in one of the star-studded dressing rooms - an experience that your clients will remember for years to come.

With over 1,000 bedspaces in the city, and a good range of spa destination resorts closeby, your residential event will be well catered for. You will recognise names such as the Doubletree by Hilton, Holiday Inn & Premier Inn who provide a great range of accommodation options and meeting and conference facilities, Lincoln is also well know for its traditional hotels - such at The White Hart and The Lincoln Hotel - ideally situated on the doorstep of two of Lincoln's most iconic visitor attractions.

For memorable delegate downtime experiences try one of Lincoln's many incentives. Perhaps a roof top tour of Lincoln Cathedral, a guided ghost walk of the city, a leisurely cruise along the river or an extra special Magna Carta VIP experience, the choice is yours. You will enjoy top quality meals at one of Lincoln's many fine-dining restaurants or arrange a private hire of our open-top sightseeing Tour Lincoln bus tour. 

Your delegates will be impressed with the stunning city scape that Lincoln has to offer. Quality local produce, a warm welcome assured plus all the must haves haves including wi-fi, convenient parking and easy access train links.

Lincoln is a destination that will inspire and motivate.

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