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Lincolnshire's local visitor economy is estimated to be worth more than £2.39 billion a year and employs at least 30,000 people full-time, making tourism one of the most important growth sectors for our region. From culture and heritage to events and festivals, there is plenty for visitors to see and do across the county. 

Greater Lincolnshire boasts many celebrated culture and heritage sites including the castle, cathedral and Brayford Waterfront in Lincoln. Other beloved tourism hotspots include RAF bases, the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, more than 120 sites of special scientific interest and coastal resorts from North East Lincolnshire to the Wash.

In 2016, Lincolnshire attracted nearly 20 million visitors, with the county continuing to gain popularity from far and wide.

For more information on what’s on across Lincolnshire, check out Visit Lincoln.

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