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Address: Castle Hill, Lincoln LN1 3AA, England
Phone Number: +44 1522 554559
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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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Castle Wall Walkway - Superb Views

It costs £5 or £4 for OAPs to access the Castle Walkway but this is an absolute must if visiting Lincoln. The panoramic 360 degree view of the city is amazing. There is a spiral... read more

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It costs £5 or £4 for OAPs to access the Castle Walkway but this is an absolute must if visiting Lincoln. The panoramic 360 degree view of the city is amazing. There is a spiral staircase or a lift to get upto the top and either listen to the commentary on the individual radios or there are information plaques at... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful setting with views of the Cathedral. Some fantastic building inside and a great walk around the medieval walls to enjoy. It is incredible that the courthouse is still in use and adds to the setting. The Magna Carta exhibit was really interesting and informative, while the Victorian Jail has a lot of exhibits to keep people of all ages... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very interesting building that is well maintained & a credit to Lincoln. The walk around the walls is a photographer's paradise.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In recent years they have spent a considerable amount of dough renovating Lincoln castle. This doesn't mean it now has all mod cons. It's a castle. That wouldn't be appropriate. However what it does mean is that you can now walk all the ay around the walls, take a look at one of the original copies of the Magna Carta... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice place to visit , loads of people giving interesting information out near to the cathedral too

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth the visit. The prison is a must to tour as is the highly recommended Castle Wall Walk. You must get the free audio tour for this walk. If you are in to history this is for you.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were disappointed not to be able to go on a guided tour especially since the lady on the cathedral ticket rang the castle to find out the times of tours so could co-ordinate it with our tour in the cathedral. She was told the times if the tours and we went across only to find there were no tours... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An excellent place to visit with 3 major must see parts. Firstly the victorian prison is excellent with some good presentations within the cells. Especially interesting is the prison chapel which is very very unusual and rather macabre. Secondly The walk along the castle walls with an audio guide is a must and allows you to see over the whole... More 

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Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After reading about the accessibility of Lincoln Castle and being hooked on history, I decided to put it to a rigorous test in my trusty electrical wheelchair one very windy day in September. There is no car park within the castle boundaries but there are two handy council car parks adjacent to the castle walls (beware - disabled badge holders... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Gosh what a lovely place to visit....the whole of Lincoln was a real surprise and the Castle so close to the Cathedral on top of the town allows sweet views. Well worth a visit

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