Lincoln Open Top Sightseeing BusLincoln Open-Top Sightseeing Bus
Whether you're a first-time visitor to Lincoln or a local looking for a unique way to see the city, the Lincoln City open top sightseeing tour bus provided by Stagecoach is a great option.
Adult tickets £9, Concessions & Young peoples (16-19) tickets £7, Children's from 3 years tickets £3, Children up to 3 go free.
3 places to visitView journey Attractions
Just under 1 hour
Hourly from 10:30 - 15:30.
Lincoln CathedralHow to get here
Coming back in July
With its comfortable and accessible buses, captivating sights, and informative commentary, this bus tour is the perfect way to experience the best that Lincoln has to offer.
The Lincoln city open top sightseeing bus service is a popular way for visitors to explore this historic city. Lincoln’s origins can be traced back to 300BC and the beauty is that much of it is visible today, making it one of the most compelling cities across the UK and beyond to visit. The bus offers a comprehensive tour of the city, allowing visitors to see its most famous landmarks and attractions from the comfort of an open-top double-decker bus. The tour typically lasts around an hour and covers several miles of the city, with live commentary from a knowledgeable guide providing information about the history, culture, and architecture of Lincoln.
The bus route includes stops at key locations such as the Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln Castle, and the University of Lincoln. Customers can hop on and off the bus at any of these stops, giving them the opportunity to explore the attractions in more detail. The open-top design of the bus also provides panoramic views of the city, allowing customers to see its sights and landmarks from a unique perspective.
The tour begins at the historic Lincoln Cathedral. The cathedral is a stunning example of Gothic architecture and is one of the largest and finest in England. Customers can admire the intricate stone carvings and stained glass windows as the bus continues its journey.
Next, the bus makes its way to Lincoln Castle, another of the city’s famous landmarks. The castle is a well-preserved medieval fortress that has served various functions throughout its long history. Customers can admire the castle’s impressive walls and battlements as the bus continues its journey.
As the bus travels through the city, customers can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and the city’s mix of medieval and modern architecture. One of the highlights of the tour is the beautiful Brayford Pool, a freshwater lake surrounded by green spaces and home to a variety of waterfowl.
The tour also includes stops at key locations such as the University of Lincoln, one of the largest universities in England, and the Lincolnshire Showground, a major events venue in the area. At each stop, customers have the opportunity to hop on and off the bus and explore the sights and attractions in more detail.
Throughout the tour, live commentary from a knowledgeable guide provides interesting facts and insights about the history and culture of the city, enhancing the overall experience. Whether you’re a first-time visitor to Lincoln or a local looking for a unique way to see the city, the Lincoln City open top sightseeing tour bus provided by Stagecoach is a “must-try”.
The bus service operates on a seasonal schedule, typically running from spring through to autumn, and is a popular way for visitors to get around the city and see its sights. The buses are modern, air-conditioned, and accessible, with plenty of seating space for customers.
Here are some of the great places to visit in Lincoln City that are also served by the open top sightseeing bus:
Lincoln Cathedral: This stunning example of Gothic architecture is one of the largest and finest cathedrals in England. The cathedral is renowned for its intricate stone carvings, beautiful stained glass windows, and historic significance. Visitors can climb to the top of the central tower for panoramic views of the city and surrounding countryside.
Lincoln Castle: A well-preserved medieval fortress that has served various functions throughout its long history, the castle is home to the original copy of the Magna Carta, one of the most important historical documents in the world. Visitors can explore the castle’s impressive walls and battlements, and admire its well-preserved dungeons.
The University of Lincoln: One of the largest universities in England, the University of Lincoln is a modern, vibrant campus with a rich cultural heritage. Customers can admire the university’s beautiful architecture, explore its art galleries and museums, and enjoy its many green spaces.
The Lincolnshire Showground: A major events venue in the city, the showground is a popular destination for visitors who are interested in agriculture, food, and country life. Customers can enjoy a range of exhibitions, demonstrations, and activities, and learn about the local culture and history.
The Brayford Pool: A freshwater lake surrounded by green spaces, the Brayford Pool is a popular destination for visitors who are interested in wildlife and nature. Visitors can take a boat trip on the lake, go for a walk along its many footpaths, or simply relax and enjoy the views.
Gateway to the Lincoln City tour – By train direct on LNER from London to Lincoln or for more frequent services changing at Newark Northgate or direct from East and West Midlands.