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Lincoln Castle

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Address: Castle Hill, Lincoln LN1 3AA, England
Phone Number: 441522554559
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Three great attractions. One great day out. Medieval Wall Walk. Victorian...

Three great attractions. One great day out. Medieval Wall Walk. Victorian Prison. Magna Carta. Enjoy spectacular views across Lincolnshire from our completed Medieval Wall Walk. Visit the David P.J. 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 unique separate system chapel. 1000 years of history - where it happened.

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An eyeopener !

Never been to Lincoln before and was most impressed with the whole of the old city area - Cathedral and Castle predominantly but lots of other parts were almost equally... read more

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Derbyshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Never been to Lincoln before and was most impressed with the whole of the old city area - Cathedral and Castle predominantly but lots of other parts were almost equally interesting. The 'concessionary admission arrangements were good value - a small discount given for the missing Magna Carta ! Intend to visit again.

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I spent about 3 hours in the castle yesterday. The walk around the ramparts is excellent. There is a wonderful view of Lincolnshire. The Magna Carta cinema experience is presented well. However, the best part of the visit has to be the characters giving talks in the Victorian jail. There was also a medieval fighting display. Nicely... More 

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Thank Keith P
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Attractions include the Crown Court Law Courts - the Prisoner's Chapel with the individual boxed pews and lovely grounds and Lawns and most recently the Red Poppy Display which is on tour to commemorate the 1st World War. You can also walk round the whole of the Castle Upper/Top Walls which give a great view of the Cathedral,the historic Roman... More 

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Sheffield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's pointless going to Lincoln and not touring the castle. It's free to go into the grounds .. and see Lincoln Crown Court where trials are held to this day. Best to buy a joint ticket with the Cathedral . Walk the walls and towers and visits the Victorian prison where characters in costume bring history to life. Don't miss... More 

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Thank Wrinklyrocker
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

as a fairly regular visiter to the castle, i can safely say that there is probably not a better time to visit. Free top get in the grounds the castle is looking absolutely fantastic at the moment, that coupled with the poppies currently on display to the rear of the old prison. take time out to sit and reflect or... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Whilst I am not normally an avid fan of Castles, my visit to Lincoln Castle was a very pleasant surprise. Entry to the Castle grounds is free, so for those on a tight budget, this provides an excellent spot to laze on the grass, visit the gift shop, café etc, with ample toilet facilities on hand and a spectacular view... More 

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Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The grounds are relaxing and well maintained. However the walk around the castle walls are a must. The views are great and make sure you have the hand held monitors with head phones which gives the history of the castle. The walk then gives entry to the interior of the castle and into the new Magna Carter building. The Magna... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A place of wonder and rich history, it dates back to 1068 and was built by William the Conqueror. It is also home to one of only four surviving copies of Magna Carta. Lincoln Castle is brought alive by a variety of events throughout the year, from medieval reen,actments concerts , markets and fairs . It also offers free guided... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you fan of Castle you can't miss that one beautiful views and architecture, plus access to coffee shops, pubs, close to the town centre, train and bus station as well

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Thank Marcin P
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lincoln castle is good value for money. Plenty to do. You have a good view of Lincoln from the wall. Which you can walk right round. Look at the ancient prison. Not far from the Cathedral. Good day for all. There is a shuttle bus into town.

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