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Open Top Sightseeing Tour of Lincoln

Tour Lincoln - open top sightseeing tour of the city with live commentary

From: 3rd Jul '21 Until: 30th Sep '21

Discover Lincoln’s 2,000 year history being brought to life with live commentary by our Tour Guides on the hop-on hop-off open top tour bus.  Find out about Lincoln’s Magna Carta, the stunning Cathedral and Castle, Roman Lincoln, Aviation Heritage and much more.

Our newly livered bus will be launching alongside the Lincoln IMP Trail on Saturday 3 July 2021.  Can you count how many IMPs you can see from the bus?  Don’t forget to hop off and see them.  To find out more about the IMP Trail please visit and download the app from the Apple App store or Google Play free of charge.

The Open Top Tour Bus will run until 30 September 2021 departing hourly from 10.30 am to 3.30 pm and visitors can hop-on and off the bus at any of the stops as many times as you wish! 

The first tour of the day is at 10:30 am from Lincoln Cathedral (West Front) and the last departs at 3.30 pm. The tour lasts for just under an hour, and stops include Lincoln Castle, Lincoln Cathedral, Brayford Waterfront, and the High Street.

Tickets for the bus can be purchased on the day from the Visitor Information Centre on Castle Square or from the driver and are valid for two days (the day of purchase and the following day, when the service is running).  If you would like to purchase tickets in advance please email


Private Hire

The tour bus can be hired privately and tours can be customised to its start, finish and duration.  The bus has been enjoyed by businesses, organisations, wedding guests, schools and even prom nights!  Also enjoy Lincoln’s Ghost Bus Tours which is available for private hire.


Please remember to follow the Government’s guidelines when you are on the bus to keep you and your fellow passengers safe.