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Discover Lincoln

One of the world’s great historic cities, Lincoln is renowned for its fusion of old and new. The winning combination of a vibrant city centre and a historic Cathedral Quarter, both offering a rich variety of attractions, activities, and amenities, makes Lincoln a fantastic place in which to live and study.

Lincoln’s Roman and medieval heritage blends together seamlessly with modern city living and the University’s main campus is situated in the heart of it all on the spectacular Brayford Pool waterfront.

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Lincoln Cathedral   Lincoln Castle   Steep Hill
High Street   Brayford Pool   Bailgate

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Situated in the East Midlands region of England, Lincoln’s central location allows for quick and easy access to London and a number of other major cities, including Nottingham, Sheffield, Leeds, Leicester, and Hull.

London’s King’s Cross Station is around two hours away by train, and a number of airports are within easy reach, providing direct links to locations around the world.

Lincoln Central Railway Station is in the city centre, just a few minutes' walk from the University of Lincoln's Brayford Pool Campus. The station is fully accessible for wheelchair users. Direct trains to/from London King's Cross take around two hours. There are also frequent rail connections to other major cities, including Sheffield, Nottingham, Leicester, and Leeds.
People wishing to make their own way to the campus from Heathrow on public transport are advised to take the Piccadilly Underground line to King's Cross Station, before taking a train to Lincoln.

Lincoln’s central location allows for quick and easy access to a number of airports for domestic, European, and international flights.

Many international students fly to London Heathrow before making their way to Lincoln. Heathrow is the UK’s main airport and is west of London. It is connected to central London by the Underground Tube system. Some students also fly to other major UK airports such as Manchester or Gatwick, or arrive at regional airports such as East Midlands, which is near Nottingham.