Around 2,500 people visited Lincoln Castle for its first re-opening weekend, whilst adhering to social distancing guidelines. Since Saturday, May 23 the grounds now remain open seven days a week from 10am to 5pm.
Since social distancing begun in the middle of March, it was the first time the iconic building had been open to the public. Social distancing measures, including a one-way system, were put in place.
Staff said there were lots of positive comments from people who were grateful that the grounds were open, with one saying it offered her a ray of hope.