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Lincoln Christmas Market

Lincoln`s Catherdal Quarter, Lincoln, England
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Extremely Disappointing

I was astonished at how very tacky this market was. I had been expecting to buy lots of things but... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
NorfolkRoamer
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North Norfolk
Scenic surroundings for a Christmas market.

Usual scenario for a Christmas market, vendors selling all the normal Christmas market merchandise... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
13Si-Sharon13
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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible21%
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“mulled wine” (45 reviews)
“festive spirit” (12 reviews)
“great market” (8 reviews)
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Lincoln`s Catherdal Quarter, Lincoln, England
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"thursday evening"
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"wrap up warm"
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"bishop's palace"
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"lovely atmosphere"
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"visiting lincoln"
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"xmas"
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"stallholders"
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

I was astonished at how very tacky this market was. I had been expecting to buy lots of things but there was absolutely nothing but cheap rubbish. The Park and Ride was ridiculously expensive for a ten minute ride and we will certainly not return.

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Usual scenario for a Christmas market, vendors selling all the normal Christmas market merchandise and fayres. There are children's rides. Quite a steep hill of cobbles to walk up. Gets very busy as it only runs 3 / 4 days we went on a Friday...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

It was a very cold & windy Saturday & had to park 2 miles out of the centre, probably best to do park & ride in future. Usual stalls, too many good ones, would have liked more hand made ones. Endless coach groups, on leaving...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Was excited to go on a National trip to see this market finally, but after having to queue at the entrance to the castle for an hour and a half before they would let you in, was very disappointed with it. I thought it was...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Lincoln market is a must see. Magical lights and atmosphere with chocolate and spice aromas that make you feel all warm. Beautiful cathedral and worth a look around. Highly recommend.

Thank The K
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

There seems to be fewer stalls each year. Stall holders complain about increasing costs. The market is living off its past reputation but the goodwill of the public is wearing thin.

3  Thank M D
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

The atmosphere was lovely and we even had a little flurry of snow but the selection of stalls was a little disappointing and it seemed a little more like a fairground than a traditional Christmas market

Thank Sarahc011
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

This is by far the largest Christmas market I have ever been to. You start off through Lincoln castle and walk round the stalls but there are Christmas stall at every turn, down little streets car parks, halls it’s so big. We were there for...More

Thank Teresa T
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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Lincoln Christmas Market, held in Lincoln is one of the largest Christmas markets in Europe, with more than 280 stalls nestled in and around Lincoln Castle, Lincoln Cathedral it is a great place for a day out.

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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

The market was a total disappointment and I would never go again. As a native of Lincoln I was so ashamed. Most stalls were selling over priced food and junk. I've seen better stuff at a car boot sale. Lots of expensive burger stalls all...More

4  Thank Will B
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nette7
5 December 2017|
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380jane
4 December 2017|
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Response from LincsLandGirl |
the park & ride is located at Lincolnshire Show Ground, which is about 4 miles from where the Market is based. Buses are usually every 10-15 minutes. However, as a local, I believe it is extremely expensive, unless you have... More
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13 November 2017|
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