Welcome to Lincoln

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.


There’s a great variety of accommodation in Lincoln to choose from, much of which is within walking distance from the University. For the conference the University would like to suggest the following options but you are welcome to arrange your own accommodation you would like to rest your head somewhere else.

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 £100 per night within our modern accommodation apartments at either Cygnet Wharf or St Marks. Perfect if you want to be close to the action and you are happy with cozy accommodation. 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. If you would like to find out more about this accommodation option please email conferences@lincoln.ac.uk to get booked on. Please note, we offer a minimum of 2-night stays.

DoubleTree by Hilton, Brayford Pool

For the conference we have negotiated a discounted rate of 15% for all conference stays at this waterside hotel which stands on the former site of the City of Lincoln Electricity Works, by Brayford Pool marina. Stylish and simple, the perfect location if you want to be a little more from your stay in Lincoln. If you would like to stay at the Hilton, please look out for a discount code which will be emailed out to all delegates once set up.


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. The University is LN6 7TS on your route plan and once you arrive you will need to park in one of the local pay and display car parks as our campus car park is permit holder only. For more information please use lincoln.ac.uk/maps for parking options in the city.

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)