February 3, 2011 4.17 pm This story is over 153 months old

Discover Lincoln’s history for free

Free fun: Visitor attractions in Lincoln will be free for one weekend only next month.

A county-wide event will see various Lincoln attractions open their doors for free or at a discount in March.

The event on March 5 and 6, called Discover Lincolnshire Weekend, is part of Lincolnshire’s contribution to British Tourism Week, which starts on March 12.

Discover Lincolnshire Weekend 2011 allows residents and visitors to the city to use a floating bridge, go on a cathedral rooftop tour or check out city museums.

Check out the list below for free and discounted events happening in Lincoln so far:

Lincoln Cathedral

The Cathedral will offer free entry to the rarely opened Cathedral Library exhibition from 11am to 3pm. Rooftop and tower tours will cost just £3 for over 14s.

The Natural World Centre at Whisby Nature Park

See wildlife from the lakes on a floating bridge and climb wood exploratory towers for free.

The Collection Museum

The newest Lincoln museum will be doing guided tours of The Collection and Usher Art Gallery for free, as well as re-inactments of Roman life.

Source: City of Lincoln Council