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Lincoln Castle

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It is very easy to spend several hours here if you take in the walk around the walls, the prison... read more

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Stuart H
Manchester, United Kingdom
Very interesting

Walking the the walls is a must and worth the cost.Audio guide excellent. .Free to explore insde... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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“wall walk”(613 reviews)
“victorian prison”(661 reviews)
“magna carta”(1 471 reviews)
Three great attractions. One great day out. Medieval Wall Walk. Victorian Prison. Magna Carta. Enjoy spectacular views across Lincolnshire from our completed Medieval Wall Walk. Visit the David P.J. Ross Magna Carta Vault and see one of only four...more
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Castle Hill, Lincoln LN1 3AA, England
+44 1522 554559
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Reviewed yesterday

It is very easy to spend several hours here if you take in the walk around the walls, the prison and the Magna Carta. If you are visiting the cathedral as well then pay for a joint ticket.

1  Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking the the walls is a must and worth the cost.Audio guide excellent. .Free to explore insde walls and join guided tour.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended a walking tour of the outside of the castle. (You pay for this tour). It was very informative and funny in parts even tho it was raining there where 13 people in our group in total. Also you can now get onto the...More

Thank inkedsanddancer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spend a few hour looking round the castle and prison very enjoyable. Well kept castle and nice to see English history being restored

Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Lincoln on a day tour from Stanton in Suffolk. Thought the castle was really interesting and our visit was made all the more enjoyable by the chat given to us by one of the guides, Patrick, who was a mine of information. Loved the...More

Thank halsteadd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not being one for too many 'old things' I was not prepared to be as wow'd as I was with Lincoln Castle. The outstanding thing for me was seeing for the first time one of the only four surviving copies of Magna Carta. I wasn't...More

Thank DerrickJS
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here after the cathedral and spent a couple hours wandering the castle enjoying the stories within the walls. There was so much history in this well preserved castle. Medieval Wall Walk. Victorian Prison. Magna Carta. You got to see how prisoners spent their...More

1  Thank robdebt01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with 2.5 year old. Wish we had more chance to stop and read exhibits. Some interactive things for older children and a dressing up area which was fun. Not a ‘fragile’ castle so little one could run around as she liked. A lot of...More

Thank Karroo17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A well preserved castle with a great range of attractions. Our volunteer Guide, Ken Moore Took us through a brilliantly developed story that showed how the development of the castle mirrored great events in England’s history. A walk around the battlements, visit to the prison...More

1  Thank Geoff S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide said prior to the tour that she often ended up with no one left as she completed it. We could see why. We spent too much of the time just standing around.

Thank Gavin R
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14 September 2018|
Response from LincolnCastle | Property representative |
Hi. Lincoln Castle is owned and run by Lincolnshire County Council. We are an associated attraction of English Heritage which means EH members receive a 10% discount off our day ticket.
14 September 2018|
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Response from ClaireB4784 | Reviewed this property |
I'm don't think so, but it's worth checking. I know the castle offer yearly tickets which work out cheaper than single tickets if you're planning multiple visits throughout the year.
2 September 2018|
Response from ClaireB4784 | Reviewed this property |
Only assistance dogs I'm afraid.