Why is Lincoln is a good place to live?

Property in Lincoln

Living in the city of Lincoln has been suggested to increase your happiness!

Officially voted the 5th happiest place in the UK to live and work, this vibrant city has a lot to offer.


Leisure and social life in Lincoln

Lincoln is the perfect mix of old and new. The High Street is a booming collection of independent retailers combined with the high street shops which we all know and love. This shopping heaven attracts visitors from across the country, so you will never be short of choice.

As well as high street shopping, there are a number of shopping centres located throughout the city, perfect for grabbing all of the essentials in one place.

Steep Hill attracts both locals and visitors everyday of the week, being the 4th steepest street in England, it’s beautiful cobbled stone avenue is lined with independent shops, tea rooms and bars.

At the top of the hill, Lincoln Cathedral sits proud, alongside Lincoln Castle. These spectacular gothic buildings steep Lincoln in history and culture and is among one of the top reasons for living and visiting this city.



Lincoln is the home of Christmas. This annual Christmas market attracts a quarter of a million visitors every festive period who indulge in the stalls, entertainment, bars and cafes.

Alongside this immersive event, Lincoln is renowned for it’s mini festivals, including the Lincoln Sausage Festival, Food and Drink festival, Makers Markets and Farmers Markets – which take places place every 3rd Saturday of the month.


Wellbeing and safety



Lincoln is surrounded by rolling hills and countryside, making it a very desirable place to raise a family. Nestled amongst many attractive walks and hikes, this location has it all. Those looking for the quiet life can be content amongst the suburbs or hustle and bustle seekers will excel in the vibrant city centre.


Lincoln is a safe and very friendly city, rated at 30 out of 118 of the UK’s safest places to live, work and study. Crime rates are very low here in comparison to a lot of the UK.


Transport links

Lincoln has excellent commuter links to major cities both near and far. The Lincoln City train station will take you direct to London Kings Cross in 2 hours. Additional commuter links will take you direct to Nottingham, Peterborough, Doncaster and Sheffield making it the perfect place to live and work further afield.

Being pretty centrally located within the UK, Lincoln has close links to 3 international airports; Humberside, Doncaster Sheffield and East Midlands Airport. This makes Lincoln an ideal location for commuting or for those who want to explore other parts of the UK.


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Natural Beauty

Lincoln is situated in the heart of the Lincolnshire countryside, which is known for its stunning natural beauty. The city itself is surrounded by green spaces, including the picturesque West Common and South Common parks. Additionally, the Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is just a short drive away.


Affordable Housing

Compared to other cities in the UK, Lincoln offers relatively affordable housing. This makes it an ideal location for first-time buyers, young families, or those looking to downsize.