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Lincoln Christmas Market, Lincoln
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Get in the festive spirit at one of the largest Christmas markets in Europe. Stroll through over 250 stalls and a carnival set against the striking backdrop of Lincoln’s medieval square. Lincoln introduced the first traditional German Christmas market to the UK as part of its twinning with the town of Neustadt in Germany, and the German link is still strong. Browse the German crafts, food, and drink brought by merchants from Neustadt to Lincoln Christmas Market. Treat yourself or a loved one to handcrafted goods and local produce. The market is so popular that organizers introduced a one-way system for pedestrians. The route takes you through the grounds of Lincoln Castle, which is not normally accessible without paying a fee. Those with mobility issues should note that the market is located at the top of a hill (aptly called Steep Hill) and is on cobbled streets. Make sure you bring cash with you, as the limited number of ATMs in the market get very busy. Take a look at our Lincoln itinerary builder to schedule your visit to Lincoln Christmas Market and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Brilliant market lots of varied stalls and things to do. As it gets dark there is a great atmosphere and hidden corners with things going on worth staying to evening. There are lots of buses to the ca...  more »
  • Visit the market most years. Always a good atmosphere, loads of variety. The bratwurst stalls are fantastic and good value. If you have never been give It a go. But it does get very busy. 
  • I LOVE Christmas, and the Christmas Market here in Lincoln just makes me more excited every year! I go on the Friday night which is the busiest because it's the weekend, but I don't care how many peop...  more »