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Shopping in Lincoln

Lincoln is a vibrant and diverse city which attracts an array of retail experiences from big household names to local boutiques and small businesses.

The city centre comprises four main shopping areas:

  • High Street
  • Cathedral Quarter
  • Cultural Quarter
  • Brayford Waterfront

You can find out more information about the different shopping areas on the following websites: 



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Lincoln Central Market

The Central Market offers a wide array of products from fresh produce to fabrics and craft supplies. The Central Market is located near City Square and the bus station.

Opening hours:   

Monday - Saturday 

9:00am - 4:00pm

(some stall opening hours may vary)

Visit the website for more information: www.lincolnmarkets.co.uk

Farmers’ and craft markets

Lincoln has three separate venues for the Farmers’ Market which are Lincoln City Square, Lincoln High Street and Lincoln Castle Hill.

City Square Farmers’ Market is held on the first Friday in each month.

High Street Farmers’ Market is held on the second Wednesday in each month.

Castle Hill Farmers’ Market is held on the third Saturday in each month.

Craft Markets are on Saturdays.

Further information, dates and times can be found on the Visit Lincoln website.

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