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Lincoln Castle

Address: Castle Hill, Lincoln, England
Phone Number: +44 1522 511068
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Ranked #15 of 25 Attractions in Lincoln
Type: Castles, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Reopening in April 2015 after a £22 million renovation! Magna Carta - Victorian Prison - Medieval...
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Type: Castles, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: Reopening in April 2015 after a £22 million renovation! Magna Carta - Victorian Prison - Medieval Wall Walk Visit the David PJ Ross Magna Carta Vault and see one of only four remaining original Magna Carta along side the Charter of the Forest. Immerse yourself in the lives of prisoners and their daily routines in the Victorian Prison and see the Separate System Chapel within the prison. Talk an audio Guided tour of the medieval castle walls, now with lift access you can see the stunning views of Lincoln and beyond.

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Lincolnshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Thisd castle dominates the skyline, at the top of Steep Hill,almost opposite the Cathedral..What a great looking castle it is too...the whole area is full of atmopshere..Fabulous.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Lovely visit this August with my son and ideal place in the middle of Lincoln to have a picnic. Interesting visit a views were wonderful. Highly recommend a visit

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England, UK
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15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

It was our 1st visit for many months and still having its major re-furb and so can't wait to see it once its completed. Lincoln is so lucky to have such a great fine building

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36 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We came to Lincoln to mainly see the Christmas Market and the old Castle. I was expecting a bunch of 'look from a distance' ruins but was amazed at how the inside space was being utilised for this occasion. We also had a great chance to ride a nearby Ferris Wheel and at a height, saw how the castle was... More 

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Just a note to let people know the castle was closed during the 4 days of the Christmas Market 2014. Changes are taking place in the Castle which will be completed in early 2015, but this was not the reason for the Christmas Market close. I have heard that the Castle always closes during this time every year. I don't... More 

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Irmo, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Was able to tour some of the interior of the castle while in town during the Lincoln Christmas market. Even with the crowds of people it was an interesting place to visit

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London, United Kingdom
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48 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Lincoln Castle was constructed in late 11th century by William of Normandy, aka William the Conqueror of England on the site of a pre-existing Roman fortress. The castle has not one but two mottes with the drawbridge (west gate), leading down the lower ground and the east gate has no drawbridge; it is said to be one of the most... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Looking good, but nothing to see until 2015 when the new experience will be opened. In the meanwhile it is a nice building with a free entry.

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The work will be completed by next April 2015.The copy of the Magna Carta will be moving here when the work is finished from the cathedral.The annual Xmas market uses the space but this year was disappionting as it could only have half the amount of stores so did effect the market as this is where the best stores tend... More 

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Sana'a
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Another great place to visit in Lincoln , very interesting spaces and corridors ,you can get some publication materials that have a valuable and interesting information about the place and the history of the city .

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