February 27, 2012 3.51 pm This story is over 141 months old

Discover Lincoln’s top attractions for free

Discover Lincolnshire: Lincoln’s tourist attractions will open their doors to visitors free for a weekend in March.

Many of Lincoln’s tourist attractions will open their doors to visitors free from March 10 to 11, as part of Discover Lincolnshire Weekend and English Tourism Week.

Lincoln Cathedral, Castle and the Medieval Bishop’s Palace are just some of the attractions throwing open their doors for the county-wide initiative.

Among the weekend’s highlights will be free entry to Lincoln Castle, home of the Magna Carta, dating back to 1215, as well as the medieval Charter of the Forest.

The Friends of Lincoln Castle will be staging re-enactments during the weekend and there will also be birds of prey flying displays.

Lincoln Cathedral will have free entry from 9am to 4pm, while roof and tower tours will cost £3, but tours cannot be booked in advance of the day.

The Museum of Lincolnshire Life, the Lincoln Medieval Bishops’ Palace the Guildhall in the Stonebow will also be open for free tours during the weekend.

Visitors can get to know Steep Hill and in particular learn about its Jewish History with a special Jewish Heritage Trail walking tour taking place on Sunday at 1.30pm.

For a snack, the Continental Market will be on at the weekend in Castle Hill as well.

For county-wide attractions during the Discover Lincolnshire Weekend, see the full listings at Visit Lincolnshire.