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Tentative Steps to re-open Great Central Railway

We have taken our first tentative steps towards opening up the Railway and, in doing so, providing our friends and supporters with some much needed “steam” reports Michael Gough, Managing director of the Great Central Railway.  Read more

Destination Video Says Stay Safe & Save Lives

A new destination video has been released asking people to stay safe and save lives as the coronavirus lockdown begins to ease.  Read more

Ready Steady Cook!

If you’re wondering what to make out of those long-forgotten items at back of the cupboard, the bottom of the freezer or the leftovers in the fridge that you can’t bear not to use; tune in to BBC Radio 4’s ‘You and Yours’ programme on Thursday 9 April this is the programme for you. Acclaimed local chef Brian Baker will entertain and inspire listeners as he explores all manner of ideas for delicious dishes which can be created using easily sourced ingredients and store cupboard staples.  Read more

Virtual Tours at Heights of Abraham

Heights of Abraham are currently offering Virtual & Audio and Audio Tours so you can experience the stories behind the attraction safe and sound at home!  Read more

Heights of Abraham to Tempoarily Close

From Saturday 21st March 2020, in line with government guidance, The Heights of Abraham will be temporarily closed. We will continue to follow official guidance from the UK Government and Public Health England and will re-open when authorised to do so.  Read more

Lincolnshire Tourism Excellence Awards - 2020 Winners

The winners of the 2020 Lincolnshire Tourism Excellence Awards were announced in Lincoln at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln on Thursday 12th March.  Read more

Lincolnshire Launch New Cycling Holidays

New cycling holidays, which are due to launch in June 2020, have already secured hundreds of advanced accommodation bookings from travel giant TUI Holidays.  Read more

Althorp House Summer 2020 Dates

Althorp House 2020 summer opening dates are now announced, and we will be delighted to greet groups here.  Read more

From the Site of the World's First Factory ...

Derby’s rich history and heritage is going to be celebrated in 2020 on the site of the world’s first factory, when the city opens a major new £17m museum in September.  Read more

The Grim Dark Just got Real

Games Workshop and Escapologic announce development of Immaterium, the world’s first live action escape room inspired by the books, games and miniatures of the world-renowned Warhammer 40,000 universe.  Read more

New Faces at Visit Lincoln

Visit Lincoln has appointed two new people into the team as it gets ready to deliver its ambitious marketing plans for the city and county in 2020 and build on its 25% growth from last year.  Read more

Oh I do Like to be Beside the Seaside

Lincolnshire Coastal BID release brand new Destination Guide for the Coast for 2020. For the first time in three years the Lincolnshire Coast now has an official destination guide showcasing the undiscovered elements of our stunning coastline.  Read more

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