Follow the Lincoln Barons’ Charter Trail

Those exploring Lincoln in the 800th summer since the sealing of the Magna Carta can walk in the footsteps of King John and his barons

The Lincoln Barons Charter Trail is one of a host of activities marking the anniversary of the document, of which Lincoln is home to one of the four remaining copies.

Lincoln’s Magna Carta copy is owned by the city’s cathedral and can be viewed in the new state-of-the-art vault at Lincoln Castle.

The Lincolnite took on the barons challenge with a photography feature on the 25 locations along the trail.

Each baron has a letter. Those taking part in the trail can put the 25 letters together to make a phrase and win a bag of milk chocolate coins.

The barons will be in the city until September 13.

Where to find the 25 Lincoln Barons

Where to find the 25 Lincoln Barons. Click to enlarge.

‘Tuesday at Two’ free guided tours are also available, taking parties to each 6ft baron on display.

Any donations received on the tours will go towards the Mayor’s charity LIVES.

For more information about free guided tours call 07747 018455 or email brian@lincolnguidedtours.co.uk

1. Mmm… Lincolnshire Baron

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

2. Lindum Soldier

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

3. Steampunk Baron

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

4. The 1960s Baron

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

5. The Baron of Riches

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

6. Truck Driver Baron

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

7. Wild Flower Statue Baron

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

8. Bomber Baron

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

9. An Expansive Place Baron

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

10. The People’s Baron

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

11. Teacher Baron

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

12. Wings of an Angel

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

13. Freeman Baron

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

14. Baron Mayor of Lincoln

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

15. The Graduate Baron

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

16. Anything Goes Baron

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

17. Station Master Baron

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

18. Proud to be a Yellowbelly

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

19. The Beekeeper Baron

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

20. Young Baron

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

21. Construction Baron

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

22. Lincolnshire Waterways Baron

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

23. Red Arrows Baron

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

24. Sir Walter Style

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

25. Baron of the Crystal Hues

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite


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