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Lincoln Castle

Castle Hill, Lincoln LN1 3AA, England
+44 1522 554559
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Evolution of Rights displayed here

The castle is good, especially the wall walk but my favourite place to spend time is in the Magna... read more

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methenomad
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A very special place

The castle and its breathtaking location makes a visit here truly special. The walk around the... read more

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GuysNottingham
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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 remaining original Magna Carta along side the Charter of the Forest. Immerse yourself in the lives of prisoners and their daily routines in the Victorian Prison and see the unique separate system chapel. 1000 years of history - where it happened.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Castle Hill, Lincoln LN1 3AA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The castle is good, especially the wall walk but my favourite place to spend time is in the Magna Carta and Forest Charter exhibition. Both tell the earliest stages of Britain's human rights laws and are fascinating on their own and as a pair. A...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The castle and its breathtaking location makes a visit here truly special. The walk around the castle walls is worth the entrance fee alone but Martin must also get a mention. Martin was our guide who for 45 minutes entertained and enthralled us with tales...More

Thank GuysNottingham
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You need at least 4 hours to visit this so much to hear, see and explore Great tour guide (Paul) about the history of the castle, very knowledgable. Interesting walk on castle walls you certainly can see for miles. Magna Carta a must. The prison...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited during the late May Bank Holiday. Medieval activities and shows in the castle grounds, archery, medieval surgery birds of prey etc all very interesting. We had a walk around the castle walls taking in the surrounding views, a nice steady hours walk. Had a...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

..we have visited many castles over the years and Lincoln's example is up with the best..whether this is due to its outstanding vista or the quality of the whole building and grounds who is to say..a delightful 3 hours spent walking the castle walls and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a relaxing experience. Although you have to pay to see the magna carte and walk the walls, if interested in hostory it is well worth it. The video re the history before the signing is excellent. If you dont want to pay you...More

Thank Jo G
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Best to visit on a nice day to enable you to walk around the battlements. If you want to walk around the entire length of the the mediaeval wall there are lots of steps. A free audio guide is provided and there is a lift....More

Thank Peter H
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lots to do, safe walk around the new renovated battlements, nice coffee shop and hills to roll down. Fantastic artefacts and exhibitions, including the magna Carta display and Victorian Prison. Great day out with lots of local attractions near by in uphill Lincoln.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We popped over from the cathedral and decided that we wouldnt pay any money. we walked around the inside of the grounds but didnt pay the money to walk along the walls. i am sure the view would have been great but just dont think...More

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LincolnCastle, General Manager at Lincoln Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. Our Medieval Wall Walk offers some fantastic views across the city and one of the best views of Lincoln Cathedral. An adult ticket costs £7.50 and this includes a free audio guide which brings the wall's history dramatically to life....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We go annually, whether for festive days (jousting etc ) or just to walk round the walls.. use the audio devices to assist in your visit... and don’t be afraid to ask questions and don’t get lost in the prison 😂

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LincolnCastle, General Manager at Lincoln Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It's great to hear that our visitors continue to enjoy visiting the castle time and time again.

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grahamfearn
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Response from LincolnCastle | Property representative |
Good Morning. Assistance dogs only are permitted in the grounds of Lincoln Castle.
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CLW1987
6 February 2018|
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Response from Karen T | Reviewed this property |
Yes although be prepared for some carrying!
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16 January 2018|
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Response from LincolnCastle | Property representative |
Hi. Yes - we open seven days a week and are only closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
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