Beaumaris Gaol

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Beaumaris Gaol
4.5
Historic Sites • Architectural Buildings
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hally87
Coventry, UK42 contributions
Dec 2021
When in Anglesey, you must visit Beaumaris Gaol. If you go, I really hope you get the tour guide legend that is Roger. He is a fountain of knowledge, so passionate about the place and made our tour round so much more exciting with all the stories and facts he told about some notorious inmates. We visited on a weekday morning in December whilst on our honeymoon and we had the place to ourselves. We will definitely return when hopefully more of the cells and rooms can be reopened which were closed due to covid because of the confined spaces.
See you again Roger and thanks so much for our wonderful tour, you’re a legend!
Written December 9, 2021
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misshartley
Wakefield, UK5 contributions
Dec 2021 • Couples
Wow! A hidden gem! Down a side street not well advertised apart from a street sign. This atmospheric building is brilliant, we were given an introduction by “Roger” the Gaoler! He was brilliant, told us all the history of the building and the different rooms and people who had worked and “ lived” there! He was dressed for the part and really made the visit extra special. Also special mention to the ladies in reception as everyone was so welcoming and friendly. Fright night were filming the night we were there! You must go! I recommend!
Written December 5, 2021
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andrew c
Macclesfield, UK2 contributions
Oct 2021
A place of great historical interest, very well preserved and full of well presented information.
The existing Governor, Roger was always on hand to add that extra bit of detail for those who don't want to read the detailed information on each presentation board.
Well worth a visit.
Written October 23, 2021
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DerbyshireUkAlison
derbyshire uk97 contributions
Oct 2021 • Couples
Had a great visit to Beaumaris jail. Robert was so knowledgeable and Informative, he really made the history come to life and our trip special. We would highly recommend a visit.
Written October 9, 2021
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Woodentop1130
Blackburn, UK128 contributions
Oct 2021 • Couples
Great little museum of an old Victorian Gaol. The ladies in reception were lovely and helpful. The museum gives you an insight in to the life of a prison in days gone by.

The route through the museum is set up for Civid - one way and few exhibits seemed to be closed as a result. o weaver, in my personal view I spent a good hour and a half looking round reading all the information on the jails history. I certainly would it have wished to be incarcerated in the jail. It must have been very bleak and he work back breaking.

Definitely a place to visit. You can combine your visit with adding the Court house on and get a little discount. Worth doing it. The court house only take half. And hour to look around but is interesting to see.
Written October 7, 2021
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PB_Stoke_on_Trent
Stoke-on-Trent, UK13 contributions
Oct 2021
Absolutely amazing! Like many other we came to visit the castle and town, didn't even know about the Gaol and Courthouse! As you walk up the road the sight is amazing, so bold and strong but it gets even better as you go in. Wonderful piece of history and architecture. It is utterly amazing how lovingly it has been restored with loads of information boards. It is probably one of the most interesting places I've visited.
The ladies on reception were extremely polite and helpful, really made us feel welcome, a credit to the museum in fact. We bought the joint ticket with the court house, a must to do as you see both sides of the story.
The "last walk" was amazing, to see just that was incredible.
An absolute must for any visitor. A+++👍👏
Written October 6, 2021
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Mcdroitwich2
Midlands24 contributions
Sep 2021 • Solo
A simply brilliant and very informative experience. Plenty of rooms to explore and the actual court was a very thrilling space to walk through.
Written September 30, 2021
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Kirsty S
15 contributions
Sep 2021 • Family
Very interesting and informative about life in a Victorian prison. I had a 2-month old baby with me and couldn't take the pram around. The ladies on reception said they would watch my pram for me and they even helped me put my baby wrap on. Outstanding customer service.
Written September 28, 2021
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john_roberts11
Rugby, UK4 contributions
Sep 2021 • Couples
My third visit to the gaol. It's an incredible, emotive experience. It would be my highest recommendation for visitors to the island. Totally authentic, eerie and very sad. Make sure you visit the courthouse too! Makes you very glad to be living now, rather than then! The punishments were barbaric. A must for ghost hunters and sensitives..
Written September 26, 2021
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Laura S
Wrexham County, UK10 contributions
Sep 2021 • Couples
Very interesting and informative, we enjoyed every minute of it!! If you love history, you’ll love it. The staff were warm and friendly, telling us about experiences others had and chatting with us as we left. Great place.
Written September 18, 2021
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