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Lincoln Castle

Type:Castle / Fort

Castle Hill, Lincoln, LN1 3AA

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The ideal destination, Lincoln Castle brings 1,000 years of history to life – right where it happened.

Highlights include:

• The David PJ Ross Magna Carta vault, a new home for the historic document in its 800th anniversary

• A complete-circuit Medieval Wall Walk offering spectacular views of the city with a fascinating audio guide for all ages.

• The newly-refurbished Victorian Prison, previously closed to the public for decades

• A new shop and cafe

A group discount is available, including a free ticket for the group leader and coach driver.

Also, exclusive guided tours of the inner bailey can be arranged. Alternatively, groups can join any of our regular guided tours, which run at set times throughout the day.

So whether you're a history buff or just looking for a fun family day out, Lincoln Castle's the place to be.




  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors


Opening Times

* Our opening times are:

April to September 10am – 5pm (grounds close 5.30pm)

October to March 10am – 4pm (grounds close 4.30pm)

We are open every day of the year except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Please note the following dates when restricted access will apply to the lawned areas within the grounds due to special events:

We don't have a last entry time but recommend that you allow at least 30 minutes to enjoy each attraction.


  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2017
  • Visit England VistEngland VAQAS 2017

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