This building, now ruined, standing in the shadow of Lincoln Cathedral, was once the largest Church diocese administrative centre in England, covering from Hull to London. Explore topics such as the power of the church in Medieval England with your education group, as well as experiencing the beautiful landscape, gardens and vineyards, enhacing cross-curriculum links to science and geography as well.
“Superb – the children will certainly remember this”
Support your teaching in the classroom by stepping out of it. A visit to Lincoln Medieval Bishop’s Palace will help you bring learning to life, covering multiple topics across the curriculum and key stages.
- KS1 History: Significant places in the locality
- KS1 Geography: Terminology of human and physical geography
- KS1 Science: Identify and name a variety of plants and their habitats
- KS2 History: Local history studies
- KS2 Geography: Types of settlement and land use
- KS2 Science: Plants and habitats
- KS3 History: Development of church, state and society in Medieval Britain, and a local history study
- KS4 History: Medieval studies
- KS5 History: OCR A Level: English government and the church, the church and medieval heresy
Free Self-Led Visits
Book a free self-led visit to Lincoln Medieval Bishop’s Palace and organise your day to suit your curriculum objectives.
The Gardens and vineyard offer a chance to see a range of flora, as well as the spectacular views across the city. Explore the ancient Roman wall, a beautiful vaulted ceiling and experience just how thick the Medieval walls originally were!Enquire Now
Plan Your Trip
We have a wide range of materials to support your visit and make school trip planning easy. You can find all our site-specific information and tools below, and further information on our what to expect page.
Download our free resources to help you make the most out of your visit and create unique learning experiences before, during and after your trip. We also offer free planning visits once you have made a booking, plus a 20% discount on the official English Heritage guidebook for your place of choice.
Once you book your visit you’ll be sent a visit permit, which you’ll need to bring with you on the day.
Visit our bookings page to start planning your trip!
Teaching Medieval History
Use historical information, learning activities and tips from our historians, curators and educational experts to support your teaching of medieval history.
Conservation at Lincoln Medieval Bishop's Palace
Learn about the scientific technqiues being used for conservation at Lincoln Medieval Bishop's Palace.
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If you’d like more information about a site or one of our workshops, get in touch using the online form on our bookings page to speak to your local Education Visits Officer. We look forward to seeing you soon.