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The 13 best things to do in Lincoln

This East Midlands city was home to both the Romans and the Viking in the past, and that shows across the various things to do in Lincoln. Nowadays, the town is filled with fascinating architecture, mouth-watering restaurants and enough eccentricity to satisfy the most adventurous of travellers. Step out of the station and you’ll feel a home-away-from-home vibe, utterly charmed by the friendly inhabitants of the city. Divided into Uphill and Downhill, plus a smattering of mini-districts, take a ramble to find some of our top spots in the city. Done something on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDoList and tag @TimeOutEverywhere. Find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world.

The 13 best restaurants in Lincoln

This East Midlands city is a great foodie destination, with quaint cobbled streets and medieval buildings housing the best restaurants in Lincoln. Uphill, find the Cathedral Quarter and all the major tourist sites, while downhill sits the city centre. The narrow, pedestrianised Steep Hill, which connects the two, and the elegant Brayford Wharf waterfront at the bottom of the town is where you'll find plenty of eateries. Considering the town is famous for its pork sausages, Poacher cheese, plum loaf and beers, you can rest assured you won't go hungry here. Which means that eating a whole lot of food is one of the very best things to do in Lincoln. Ready to taste your way through the local delicacies?