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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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Bury, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

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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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

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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91 reviews 91 reviews
69 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

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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72 reviews 72 reviews
32 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

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
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

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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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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191 reviews 191 reviews
115 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Definitely worth a look if visiting the Cathedral. Cheap to get in while the renovations are going on and not really a lot to see but you can still get a feel of the place. It's worth walking the high wall to get the Cathedral view, and to get the feel of how good it will be when the work... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Although several parts of the castle and prison complex are closed for major renovations this is still a must visit attraction. Our tour guide Doug was excellent. The renovation are due to be completed in March 2015

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