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.




  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages

  • French audio guide
  • German audio guide


  • Café
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Refreshments Available

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for Corporate events
  • Event venue
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Shop
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Parking & Transport

  • Off site parking

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided tours
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals


Opening Times

2020 Spring/Summer Opening Times (1 Apr 2020 - 30 Sept 2020)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

* April to September grounds close at 17:30.
October to December grounds close at 16:30.


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

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