great tour by knowledgeable tour guide, fab insight into the history of the castle and the still working court, pity ex prison not part of the tour yet!!
Arrived here in pouring rain on a bleak December day. Had already pre - arranged the time of our tour by phone. There were fiveof us and James the guide. The court and dungeons were fascinating and the guide brought everything to life with lots of stories and facts about the area. It was our first time in Lancaster and... More
We visted here and arrived just in time to take the 1pm tour - it's not possible to wander round unaccompanied. Our guide James was very knowledgeable, not just about the history of the Castle, but also asking us where we had travelled from and linking stories about the history of those places to Lancaster. The tour includes a trip... More
This tour was very interesting, full of facts and local history. The buildings walls literally oozed history and character. The admission price was minimal and we received a private tour of the old courtroom and dungeons. We weren’t allowed to take internal photos due to the building being used as a court house. We were taken through the lower rooms... More
Very entertaining and interactive tour of Lancaster courts and cells. Very very good tour guide who encourages some time to explore and ask questions. Loved it!!!
Its important to remember Lancaster Castle is a working building, not in the sense thy still chain offenders up in the dungeon, but has recently been used as a prison and courts. If you're looking for an insight into local history, packed full of facts- not all necessarily about the castle itself. Maybe I was expecting something different having been... More
Take one of the tours that are free once you buy your ticket entrance. The tour guide man gives you a lot of interesting information that really makes a difference on your visit. It is a place full of history. Don't miss it
last week of dec i was working on castle park and saw that the castle was open to the public so had a wander in . i don't mean the back current tourist bit but the main front old prison. absolutely fantastic, tourists prepare for a fantastic attraction in lancaster over the coming few years. big plans are afoot as... More
If you like history this a good place to visit. The guide who showed us round told us lots of very interesting facts and it was reasonably priced too.
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