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Lincoln Castle

Castle Hill, Lincoln, England
01522 511068
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Ranked #18 of 37 Attractions in Lincoln
Type: Castles, Historic Sites
Description: Built by William I, this medieval fortress houses one of the only four surviving Magna Carta signed by King John.
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Work is ongoing to update the Castle, so not many places are accessible, but the volunteer guide did a great job of telling us all about the history of the place

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Such a shame not much of this castle was open as they are refurbishing it. From what we saw (were able to get into the grounds) it will be good to visit when all done.

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Bury, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

loved this castle even though we could only walk around a small section of the walls.This was because of the renovation work being done,but it was still worth the visit and would love to go again if ever in Lincoln The views from the walls are brilliant

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The castle is being renovated, this means that many of the features are off limits to the public. The construction work also detracts from the castles visual appeal. I think the castle is fairly expensive to visit considering that a small section of the castle wall and the grounds are the only parts available to visit. The castle was not... More

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Newark, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

If you get the chance to visit Lincoln Castle you just have to go! This is a really interesting place to visit and the refurbishment carried out is really amazing. The view from the top is fantastic.

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west yorkshire
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We loved this and can't wait till it's completely refurbished next April.What made it for us was Bill the tour guide who went through a LOT of the history of the castle and the prison.It's history is excellenty being brought back to life with the work being done,will return next year when it's completed.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

During 2014 the castle is being renovated. It was nice to be allowed in to see some of it during the renovations. There was a reduced fee because of this. The staff were helpful but owing to the restricted access the visit we took was no more than average. The remains of the Eleanor Cross are in the grounds but... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Although a lot of the castle was closed due to the restoration you were still able to get a feel for the place and I'm sure going to be visiting again when all the work is complete in April 2015. We went for a wander, walked on some of the castle walls that were open, looked at the birds on... More

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The castle was undergoing a major refurbishment so very little to see. I am sure then when the refurbishment is finished ut will be well worth visiting. Timing is everything!!!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Lovely old building in close proximity to the cathedral , plenty to see views make nice pictures, also info acailanble about activity a

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