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Beaumaris Gaol

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Address: Steeple Lane, Beaumaris LL58 8EP, Wales
Phone Number: +44 (0)1248 810921
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A step back in time

Accompanied by the recording you can make your way around the Gaol yourself on an interesting history experience. Well worth the entrance fee. All the staff are lovely and very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Accompanied by the recording you can make your way around the Gaol yourself on an interesting history experience. Well worth the entrance fee. All the staff are lovely and very welcoming!

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Thank Kntpxx
Holyhead, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's amazing how badly prisoners were treated in those days. But at least it would have been a deterant - not like the comfy places jails are today!

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Thank 21cyndyc
Manchester
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36 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sadly we tried to visit it New Year and it was closed. We had checked the council website, which was very hard to find the Gaol info in and there was no mention of out of season closure that we saw. We were disappointed! I'm sure we will try again, but better online info would be really helpful!

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Thank MazCG
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

I enjoyed the experience but my husband found it depressing. With wash rooms and work rooms as well as cells it is an informative experience.

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Thank Jennifer J
Crewe, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

This is a great place to visit. It remains almost exactly as it was in Victorian days with the treadmill still in place. It has a very chill atmoshpere and one can only wonder at the poor souls who ended up there, often just for being poor. Well worth a visit!

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Thank Janice M
Anglesey, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Not the type of visitor attraction you'd expect in a seaside resort.It offers a great insight into the way justice was delivered not that long ago.

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Thank Douglas P
Norwich, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

What a brilliant interesting place to find, and such a reasonable entrance fee. More money should be given to support our heritage.

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Thank Lesley R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Nice to go back in time to see what facilities prisoners had to put up with! Lots of cells and workhouses the prisoners had to endure.

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Thank Maurice S
North Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Very interesting experience, lots of information to read, would have liked a guide but was very good for the entrance price.

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Thank Happytravellerus4
Runcorn, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

If you're visiting Angelsey I would say it's a must to call in here. So interesting and very informative. It really brings home the brutality of Victorian prisons.

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