Last Sunday, Edward and I decide to play tourists in our own city and follow the new Lincoln Knights’ Trail. The trail follows 36 hand-painted knight sculptures around the town centre and its landmarks – it was created to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Battle of Lincoln and the sealing of the Charter of the Forest. It seemed like a good way to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon so we picked-up a map from the tourist information office near the Cathedral and set out on our quest to find all 36 knights. Unfortunately, we could only see 35 of them as one had been moved to make space for the Lincoln Bike Fest also taking place that day.
If you live in Lincoln or planning a visit this summer, the Knights’ Trail is a great way to see the city. It takes all over town, from the Cathedral to the buzzing High Street. I’d recommend to wear a comfortable pair of shoes though… Following the knights from first to last, Fitbit calculated that we walked a little less than 10K in about 3 hours – including an ice cream break at Go Gelato!