We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Great Statue

This is a great statue of a great man. It is well worth a quick visit if you're around the... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2019
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Beautiful Statue

This statue in memory of Alfred Tennyson, Lincoln's famous poet is situated in the grounds of... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2019
Mike J
Chepstow, United Kingdom
Read all 38 reviews
All photos (4)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good53%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“great man”(3 reviews)
“walk around”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
| Cathedral Green, Lincoln LN2 1PX, England
Improve This Listing
Reviews (38)
Filter reviews
37 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews great man cathedral grounds walk around famous poet fitting tribute alfred benches hill
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 37 reviews
Reviewed February 10, 2019

This is a great statue of a great man. It is well worth a quick visit if you're around the cathedral.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cazbatt
Reviewed January 16, 2019

This statue in memory of Alfred Tennyson, Lincoln's famous poet is situated in the grounds of Lincoln's famous and beautiful Cathedral is well worth a brief visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mike J
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Tennyson's statue is just outside Lincoln Cathedral refectory and perfect for a picnic as there are benches nearby. Looks lovely in the autumn light.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Philmex1
Reviewed October 22, 2018

A fitting memorial to Lincolnshires greatest poet, and a genius in his day. His way with words is thrilling and libersting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bishy008
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The only problem is there is drunks drug addicts and homeless about in and around surroundings areas of the statue and cathedral I know Lincoln quite well there is a problem with homeless beggars drunks and druggies people asking strangers for money. I heard and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank F2632RHlisas
Reviewed February 27, 2018

Standing just outside the magnificent Cathedral, the statue to Lord Tennyson is a fitting tribute. It was snowing quite heavily when I visited, but that just seemed to add to the atmosphere of the place. Now Dylan Thomas would hate a fellow Taffy giving Tennyson...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed January 15, 2018

If you're at the Cathedral, walk around and see the statue. Especially if you're a literature buff. Not much else to say about it. It's just a statue in the churchyard. provides a nice backdrop if you're wanting to lounge on the grass.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MrBrazil85
Reviewed November 18, 2017

A lovely statue, set in the Cathedral grounds. Well worth a visit if your in Lincoln. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank malc1005
Reviewed November 16, 2017

Breathtaking statue that symbolizes history. Very easy to find and a great photo opportunity for families.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank WorldwideRover007
Reviewed October 28, 2017

While walking around the cathedral we found Tenyson's statue. It is just a statue but the location on top of the hill adjacent to the cathedral is quite impressive.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 938fjg
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
January 30, 2018|
Response from MrBrazil85 | Reviewed this property |
The statue itself I would guess is about 7-8 feet tall and is sitting on a 6 foot concrete block