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Lincoln Sightseeing Tour Bus

Minster Yard, Lincoln LN2 1PX, England
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Great value for money

I've lived in Lincoln my whole life but learnt a lot from the lovely guide Allan who was giving his... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rudalicious
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Great way to see Lincoln

50 minutes, saves the climb up steep hill if needed, informative guide giving info about various... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2018
Michelle H
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Take a ride on 'Tour Lincoln', the open-top, hop-on hop-off city sightseeing bus with live commentary, and experience Lincoln for yourself. This tour takes in the highlights of Lincoln and you'll hear all about the history of the city with our entertaining and knowledgeable guides. The first tour of the day is at 10:30am. Tours run until 4:30pm (last tour leaves Lincoln Cathedral at 3:30pm). March: weekends from Discover Lincolnshire Weekend April - May: weekends and Bank Holiday Mondays June - September: daily October: weekends
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hop on hop” (5 reviews)
“your bearings” (2 reviews)
“local guide” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Minster Yard, Lincoln LN2 1PX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've lived in Lincoln my whole life but learnt a lot from the lovely guide Allan who was giving his first ever tour for us. He was brilliant. The £10 fee for an hours tour included 2 children and can be used unlimited for getting...More

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Joel M, Public Relations Manager at Lincoln Sightseeing Tour Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the review, good to know locals are enjoying the tours too!

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

50 minutes, saves the climb up steep hill if needed, informative guide giving info about various sites, easy to choose where to hear back to visit.

Thank Michelle H
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Joel M, Public Relations Manager at Lincoln Sightseeing Tour Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thanks for reviewing, Michelle. Glad you found the tour good and the trip up the hill helpful!

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

This is a great way to see the city and saves walking up the hill, the staff were lovely and very informative

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Joel M, Public Relations Manager at Lincoln Sightseeing Tour Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thanks for the review, glad you enjoyed the tour and were saved a hike up Steep Hill.

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Most city tour buses charge upward of £15 a ticket. I'm so pleased the Lincoln tour is independent. I've taken the tour twice now and it was as entertaining and informative the second time as the first. Ken is an absolute diamond - if he's...More

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Joel M, Public Relations Manager at Lincoln Sightseeing Tour Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thanks so much for your review, we're glad you see the value for money and have enjoyed Ken's fantastic commentary!

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We were on a holiday from a residential home, we went on the tour the driver and the guide were very warm and friendly, the weather was awful and rained but ken made us all laugh with his silly jokes he kept us all entertained,...More

Thank Ladyfar
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Joel M, Public Relations Manager at Lincoln Sightseeing Tour Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Great, glad you enjoyed the tour and Ken entertained well!

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Really recommend this tour, fascinating mix of anecdotes and history from Ken which kicked off our short break to Lincoln. Good value all round. Thanks v much.

Thank pickerings99
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Joel M, Public Relations Manager at Lincoln Sightseeing Tour Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Great to hear, thanks. We'll pass it on to Ken!

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

What a lovely way to see the beautiful city of Lincoln. We were just visiting for the day and I am unable to climb the steep hill from the river to the Cathedral. We decided to take the 50 minute bus trip, it was definitely...More

Thank Suzifull
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Joel M, Public Relations Manager at Lincoln Sightseeing Tour Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Great to hear the bus not only helped you explore the city up the hill but entertained and informed you too! Thanks for the review.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The first time we used the bus it was narrated by Ken who was great , funny and informative great trip with you ! The following day Monday was a sunny day 26c , we got on the bus and went upstairs where an older...More

Thank meloned
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Joel M, Public Relations Manager at Lincoln Sightseeing Tour Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thanks for the review and feedback - great to see you found the tour good value and enjoyed Ken's tour guiding. Our apologies for the second tour guide. Are you able to confirm the time and date so we can follow it up?

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

I have lived in Lincolnshire for 30 years; had an hour spare before the Michael Ball & Alfie Boe concert at lincoln Castle so took the tour. Great fun, very informative (learnt a lot considering I live here). Tour guide Ken made it work, excellent,...More

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Joel M, Public Relations Manager at Lincoln Sightseeing Tour Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Great to hear you found it value for money and learnt something new, even as a local! Thanks for your review.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

A nice sunny day for an open top bus tour of Lincoln. We live locally but had never been on a tourist bus around the city and this was a really pleasant way to spend the best part of an hour. Interesting historical facts overlaid...More

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Joel M, Public Relations Manager at Lincoln Sightseeing Tour Bus, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thanks for the review - great to see locals enjoying the bus! There's always something new to hear on these tours even if you are a resident. Good tip is to make the most of the tour bus' hop-on hop-off feature and use it to...More

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nanasteph2016
22 May 2018|
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Response from Joel M | Property representative |
Yes the tours are still running, daily from June to September. The tour is hop-on, hop-off as you like. The tour guide's tour will start at Lincoln Cathedral though.
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buyspend
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Response from Sandy S | Reviewed this property |
yes, but only obviously downstairs
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