Lincoln is a cathedral city with with a rich and interesting history. During the Roman era Lincoln was known as 'Lindum Colonia' developed from an Iron Age Settlement on the River Witham.
The two most notable attractions are the spectacular 11th century Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln Castle at the heart of the city's cultural Cathedral Quarter. The city has two universities, the University of Lincoln and Bishop Grosseteste and is home to Lincoln City FC. Lincoln is full of a diverse range of shopping and retail options from high street favourites to unique independents and boutiques.