Lincoln is a city in the east of Lincolnshire and in the east of England. Settlement in Lincoln dates back to the Iron Age, with Lincoln having been later conquered by the Romans in 48 AD. Lincoln later became an important Viking trade centre, before the Cathedral was constructed during the eleventh century. Lincoln later became the frontier of the English Civil War, and its population grew massively during the Industrial Revolution. Modern-day Lincoln is a beautiful and scenic city in which to live and work, filled with beautiful medieval architecture and gorgeous winding streets through which to wander. Shoppers can enjoy the range of independent and high-street shops available within the city centre, including two shopping centres, a high street, street markets and multiple shopping quarters. The city is also full of fantastic restaurants and cafes serving first-class fare in historic surroundings, perfect for any foodie. Historians can enjoy exploring Lincoln's cathedral and castle or view the Magna Carta in the Cathedral Quarter. Outdoorsy types can explore the beautiful Cadwell Park, whilst arty types can visit the Drill Hall or Theatre Royal, hosts to a plethora of theatrical and musical acts. Properties to rent in Lincoln range from wonderfully chic and affordable flats in the city centre to expansive family homes in the nearby countryside, and everything in between.