A Fantastic Place to Work and Live
One of the world’s great historic cities, Lincoln is renowned for its fusion of old and new. It’s a wonderful place to live thanks to its affordable housing options, outstanding schools, and wide range of amenities and attractions.
Just a short walk away from our Brayford Pool Campus, you’ll find restaurants, cafes, and bars that overlook the beautiful marina area, while in the centre of Lincoln, you’ll be spoilt for choice with the eclectic mix of pubs and entertainment venues that are available. Lincoln also offers a great shopping experience – its high streets and side streets, including the newly developed Cornhill Quarter, are home to a range of independent and boutique stores alongside national brands and chains.
Getting to Lincoln
Situated in the East Midlands, Lincoln’s central location allows for quick and easy access to and from London and a number of other major cities, including Nottingham, Sheffield, Leicester, and Hull.
Lincoln Central Railway Station is in the city centre, just a few minutes' walk from the University of Lincoln's Brayford Pool Campus. The station is fully accessible for wheelchair users and direct trains to London King's Cross take around two hours.
By road Lincoln can be reached via the A1 at Newark (A46) from the South and near Retford (A57) from the North. The city is 40 miles east of Nottingham on the A46 and 40 miles south of the Humber Bridge on the A15.
You can find maps, travel information, and more details on our Getting to Lincoln page.