Your Host City – Where to stay and more

The host city for the conference. If you don’t already know, Lincoln is a beautiful historic city full of heritage and culture – home to the magnificent Lincoln Cathedral, castle remains, ancient walls, and medieval architecture. Wander along the picturesque cobbled streets and take in the spectacular sights of Lincoln’s magnificent historic architecture. The city is full of fun attractions and activities to enjoy plus lots of delicious places to eat and drink so once you’ve been to the conference there is plenty more to see and do if you wanted to extend your stay and find out why Lincoln is a popular location for a city break in the UK. Please use Visit Lincoln, our local visitor economy partner to plan your stay via:

Where to stay

University of Lincoln Student Accommodation

Our accommodation will be available to anyone who wishes to stay on campus during the conference. We offer single en-suite rooms with B&B included for £182 for two night stays within our modern student residences at Cygnet Wharf. Rooms are part of 10/12 room apartments with shared kitchens and social spaces, perfect if you want to carry on conference conversations at night but have your own space when you are ready to retire for the evening.


Breakfast is a voucher to be used in our on campus dining area, Lindons within the Minerva Building which you can take from 8am and it puts you right where the conference is being held. From a hot cooked breakfast to lighter, more continental options we have plenty to set you up for the day. Please note that our catering units are not open within the evenings unless there is planned activity for the conference. We are a short walk from a number of local and chain bars and restaurants in the city centre.

Book Now

If you would like to book or find out more about this accommodation option please email for a booking code and link to get booked on via the University of Lincoln store. Please note, we offer a minimum of 2-night stays only and check out for this conference will be on no later than 19th July 2024.

Other City Options

DoubleTree by Hilton, Brayford Pool

Alternatively, if you would like to stay off campus, then we have negotiated a discounted rate of 10% for all conference stays at this waterside hotel, which stands on the former site of the City of Lincoln Electricity Works opposite the University campus on the Brayford Pool marina. Just a 10 minute walk from campus, with stylish and simple rooms, perfect if you want a little more from your stay in Lincoln.

There are also a number of short stay options from other local hoteliers and B&B providers, we recommend you use for initial recommendations, particularly if you are after a more rural stay.

Getting Here

Lincoln is easily accessible with three regional airports nearby, connections to the motorway and good links via rail being situated on the east coast railway line. We would recommend using public transport to support the ethos of the conference.


Travel from London to Lincoln by train in just 1 hour 55 minutes thanks to LNER Azuma trains. Alternatively, if you are travelling from Manchester use the Sheffield or Nottingham as your change point and you can be with us in around 3 hour 30 mins.


Humberside Airport is our closest airport with links to Amsterdam, Aberdeen and now even Cornwall for this summer. Transfer is around 50 minutes by road once you have landed. East Midlands and Manchester Airport are alternatives if you need more options from where you are travelling from.


A journey by car to Lincoln makes an enjoyable part of your visit as you pass through pretty market towns and villages en-route.

From the North – Via the A15 (Hull) or the A46 (Grimsby)

From the South – Via the A46 (Leicester, Nottingham, Newark) or the A1 and A15 (London, East Anglia)

From the East – Via the A158 (Skegness)

From the West – Via the A1 and A57 (Leeds, Worksop, Sheffield)

Please note, we offer no parking on campus, please use local pay and display car parks. For more information please use for parking options in the city.

Accessing Campus & Registration

The University postcode is LN6 7TS, once you arrive you will need to head to the Minerva Building to register.