Location

Danes Cottage is located only a stones throw from Lincoln Cathedral. Why not look up our address using Microsoft Virtual Earth and see for yourself how close we are. Click the link in the Lincs... on the right hand side to go directly to Microsoft Virtual Earth for a view of Danes Cottage and the Cathedral plus the Art Gallery, Museum and the Bishops Palace. Alternatively click on the satelite image at the foot of this page to show the close proximity of Danes Cottage to the Cathedral and Castle.

The full address is:

Danes Cottage
Well Lane
Lincoln
England
LN2 1NB

By Car

Below is also a map of the area so you can see the road layout and how to get to Danes Cottage. Lincoln is easily accessible from most major road networks and sits on the A46, to find your way to Danes Cottage, you should follow signs for the Castle and Cathedral, then use our detailed maps below to locate the cottage. You can download a good map of Lincoln with Danes Cottage annotated on it from the link opposite titled Map of Lincoln. At the foot of the page are detailed directions from major motorway networks. A common question we get asked is where is the nearest car park. A short stay is directly behind Danes Cottage in Danes Terrace. The nearest long stays are just up the hill in Westgate or just down the hill in Broadgate. Details of  car parking charges can be found on the link opposite in page actions titled car park and prices.

By Train

Lincoln Central Station is situated on St Marys Street in Lincoln. Directly outside the station is the main taxi rank. Danes Cottage is a five minute ride from here in a taxi. Alternatively when leaving the station on foot turn right along St Mary's Street until you reach Melville Street turn left and follow the road uphill with the cathedral directly in front of you. Once over the river you are then on Broadgate, at the main Broadgate traffic lights take the second left into Clasketgate. The first right off Clasketgate takes you onto Flaxengate. Go to the top of the hill onto Danes Terrace and turn left towards Steep Hiil. Well lane is the first right off Steep Hill. 

By Bus

Lincoln's main bus station is on the corner of St Mary's Street and Melville Street see above in train for directions.

By Plane

Lincoln's nearest airports are Humberside and East Midlands, airport travel to Danes Cottage can be arranged by prior request. Please contact us for more details on this service we will need to know the amount of people in your party, flight times, flight numbers and the amount of luggage you will be carrying.

 

By Cycle

Lincoln's lies on National Cycle Route number 64 Lincoln to Newark and Cycle route number 1 Lincoln to Boston. When crossing Broadgate via the pedestrian bridge make your way north towards the Cathedral and The main Broadgate traffic light as above in the train description. Download the Lincoln to Harby cycle map from the page actions to the right.

 

By Foot

The Viking Way passes through Lincoln a walk which stretches from the Humber Bridge to Oakham. The path enters Lincoln and passes Danes Cottage on Steep Hill at the end of the road. Dowload a route map of the Viking Way from the top right. Lincoln has a dedicated walk and ride bus service to travel up and down the hill with the nearest stop to Danes Cottage being the next street down Danes Terrace outside The Collection Museeum. It runs 10.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Saturday every 20 minutes and noon to 5pm on Sundays at a cost of just £1.

The Stonebow (outside Binns store)
The Collection Museum
The Cathedral
Northgate
Newport Arch
Westgate
The Lawn
Castle Hill
Park Street
Brayford Waterfront
St Marks Shopping Park
The Railway Station
Wigford Way



Road map of surround area
Road map of surround area
Road map of surround area
See the satellite image of lincoln below for a guide to the area:

Satellite image of Lincoln Cathedral

Travelling to Lincoln
Railway Station Lincoln Railway Station 0.4 miles (0.7 km)
Motorway Junction M180 Junc 4 21.5 miles (34.6 km)
Airport Humberside 25 miles (40.2 km)
East Midlands 38 miles (61.2km)

From the North

Travel
(miles)
and then to take total
(miles)
0.00 Start out on M180 Scunthorpe Eastbound,Lincolnshire M180
3.35 Leave the M180 at junction 4, then at roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A15 (signposted Lincoln) A15 3.35
7.82 Warning: Speed Cameras along the A15   A15 11.17
1.78 Continue forward onto the A15. Entering Spital in the Street A15 12.95
1.21 At Caenby Corner Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A15 (signposted Lincoln) A15 14.17
6.78 R.A.F. Scampton A15 20.95
0.61 At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A15 A15 21.55
0.34 Lincolnshire Showground A15 21.90
2.20 Continue forward onto the A15 (signposted Gainsborough) Entering Lincoln A15 24.09
0.01 At Riseholme Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Riseholme Road - B1226 (signposted Lincoln North) B1226 24.10
0.66 At roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Yarborough Crescent - B1273 (signposted City Centre) B1273 24.76
0.45 At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Yarborough Road - B1273 (signposted City Centre, Sleaford A15) B1273 25.21
0.67 Branch left onto Yarborough Road - B1308 (signposted City Centre) B1308 25.88
0.40 Turn left onto Flaxengate Flaxengate 26.28
0.11 Turn left onto Danes Terrace Danes Terrace 26.39
0.04 Turn right onto Steep Hill Steep Hill 26.43
0.03 Turn right onto Well Lane Well Lane 26.46
0.02 Arrive at Dane Cottage,Lincoln   26.47

From the South

Travel
(miles)
and then to take total
(miles)
0.00 Start out on A1 Newark Northbound,Newark A1
0.55 Branch left (signposted Newark, Lincoln), then at roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A46 (signposted Lincoln) A46 0.55
0.49 At roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A46 (signposted Lincoln) A46 1.04
0.02 Continue forward onto the A46. Entering Winthorpe A46 1.06
0.68 At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A46 (signposted Lincoln) A46 1.75
5.62 At Halfway House Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A46 (signposted Lincoln) A46 7.37
2.24 Travelodge (Lincoln Thorpe on the Hill)   A46 9.61
0.27 At Hykeham Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Newark Road - A1434 (signposted Lincoln South) A1434 9.88
0.87 Continue forward onto Newark Road - A1434. Entering North Hykeham A1434 10.74
0.81 At roundabout take the 1st exit onto Newark Road - A1434 (signposted Lincoln) A1434 11.56
0.70 Keep in right hand lane then continue forward (signposted Alternative Route via City Centre) Entering Lincoln A1434 12.26
1.92 At traffic signals continue forward onto A15 (signposted Humber Bridge, Scunthorpe) A15 14.18
0.12 At roundabout take the 2nd exit onto South Park - A15 (signposted Humber Bridge, Scunthorpe) A15 14.30
0.65 At traffic signals keep left (signposted Humber Bridge, Scunthorpe) A15 14.95
0.79 At traffic signals turn left onto Clasketgate - B1308 (signposted City Centre, Worksop A57) B1308 15.74
0.08 Turn right onto Flaxengate Flaxengate 15.81
0.11 Turn left onto Danes Terrace Danes Terrace 15.92
0.04 Turn right onto Steep Hill Steep Hill 15.96
0.03 Turn right onto Well Lane Well Lane 15.99
0.02 Arrive at Danes Cottage,Lincoln   16.01



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