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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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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

It maybe that your not interested in Steampunk but as a venue it is wonderful. Excelent facilities and very very pleasant and fun staff. The building itself is terrific as is the surrounding area. Plenty to see and do. I will definately come again.

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Vienna, Austria
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Right now Lincoln Casle is undergoing a huge renovation and will be finished in 2015 in time to celebrate 800 years of the Magna Carta. But don't let this out you off a visit doing the renovation time. I went on an excellent free(!) 90 minute tour with a highly informative and enthusiastic guide. Even though I visited the casle... More

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Beverley
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We visited the castle during the annual Steampunk at the Asylum weekend, absolutely brilliant. Not all of the castle is open at the moment, but will be fully open for the Magna Carta 800 year celebration next spring.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
37 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

A lovely castle from the outside there was a lot of work going on when me and my mum came to Lincoln for the day we didn't go inside the castle but it looked nice from the outside.

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Taif, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

The castle building was unfortunately under maintainance the day I visited but we could enter into the large green yard of the castle and got above the high wall surrounding it from which u can see the Cathedral in a very nice front view and take good pictures

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Loughton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW via mobile

The views of the city of Lincoln from the castle wall is worth the trip alone especially looking towards Lincoln cathedral. There is a lot of work going on at the castle at present but I can't wait to visit again when it is all done. The old court room is well worth a visit too. The staff here are... More

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Naples, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

We were lucky enough to get a tour of the complete Castle. Hearing about its long, long history and some of the not so pleasant conditions that prisoners had to endure hundreds of years ago. It was also interesting to hear about some more recent movie productions being filmed there.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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43 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Lovely castle view that is quite imposing in the town centre of Lincoln and is such a sight for visitors and locals alike bringing history into the town. Enjoy - see the photos that I have added

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Picturesque you need a camera for this place it is beautiful and lots of information about it available.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I enjoy going in here just to sit in a sunny spot, shaded from the wind. Obviously, if you've never been before try to get a feel of the history of the place- there are some guided tours. There is also the Courthouse here (I used to bunk off school and come and watch proceedings years ago) and the Magna... More

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