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Weekly City Spotlight: Lincoln


Aerial View of Lincoln and Lincoln Castle

The beautiful and historic city of Lincoln is an ideal location for a city break, where visitors can enjoy a range of attractions such as the Castle, the Cathedral and The Collection which encompasses the Usher Gallery and City and County Museum and is home to some fascinating exhibits from Lincolnshire’s past.  Situated in the county of Lincolnshire and part of the East Midlands, as well as being famous for its Christmas Market, Lincoln is also the home of the RAF Red Arrows.  Guided walks of the city and Cathedral are on offer, in addition to the opportunity to learn more about Lincoln’s history and landmarks with a trip on the Tour Lincoln sightseeing bus.  An amazing array of buildings of historic significance and beauty can be found in this popular city location.

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Weekly City Spotlight: Leicester


Leicester’s Haymarket Memorial Clock Tower

The city of Leicester is located in the East Midlands of England, on the River Soar and close to the National Forest.  With a wide range of attractions, Leicester is a historic place to visit, steeped in Roman history, with numerous museums including the New Walk Museum and Jewry Wall, as well as the recent and fascinating discovery of Richard III’s final resting place.  The Cultural Quarter provides for the opportunity to explore galleries and exhibitions, with the amazing Curve Theatre a sight to behold. Leicester is also a prime shopping location with High Cross and the Haymarket Shopping Centre, as well as catering for those looking for something different with The Lanes, St Martin’s Square and Church Gate home to many specialist shops and hidden retail treasures.  With the Grand Central Railway offering a step back in time to the magnificent age of steam, there are also many architectural delights to enjoy in this culturally diverse city.
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Weekly City Spotlight: Derby


Derby Guildhall

Situated on the River Derwent, Derby is located in the East Midlands of the country, and is surrounded by the beautiful Derbyshire countryside. The historic city has a wealth of places to explore, including a number of museums and attractions such as the Derby Gaol, offering something a little bit different.  St Peter’s and the Cathedral Quarter are a must for shoppers, with a maze of streets offering independent and specialist shops, as well as high street names in an historic setting.

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