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Beaumaris Gaol

Steeple Lane, Beaumaris LL58 8EP, Wales
+44 1248 810921
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Little piece of history

The Gaol is full of fascinating information on how it was used in days gone by, with interesting... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2016
Interesting family day out

Really interesting place to visit. The gaol is like a maze with lots to see and very informative... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2016
Benllech, United Kingdom
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“prison life” (10 reviews)
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Steeple Lane, Beaumaris LL58 8EP, Wales
+44 1248 810921
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

The Gaol is full of fascinating information on how it was used in days gone by, with interesting artefacts dotted around to give you a taste of what prisoners had to endure. loads of little rooms to explore to keep the children entertained.

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Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Really interesting place to visit. The gaol is like a maze with lots to see and very informative. Would highly recommend for all ages lots of small rooms for kids of all ages to explore

Thank osbobjess
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Visited the gaol during a recent holiday to Anglesey. It was very interesting to visit. On arrival the staff were very pleasant and directed is on where to start our tour. Lots of interesting information about the life of the gaol and learn about the...More

Thank Aconite9371
Reviewed August 26, 2016

This was thoroughly interesting and great for families. All the history and being able to experience how things were first hand was great. The place is extremely well maintained and the staff were very helpful - guiding my husband and I on areas that may...More

Thank Kylieanne85
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Self guided tour but needs something more to make it more interesting , maybe an audio guide of the type used in the courthouse.

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed August 25, 2016

This is a good visit for a wet day. Children loved it with lots of gruesome details of how life was for prisoners.

Thank Brian A
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Firstly I would say that if you take time to read the information in the gaol its pretty interesting. However I thought the entry price for a family ticket was still a bit on the high side for what it is. Having said that we...More

Thank broomy1
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Visited Beaumaris lots of times but as the weather was not on our side we decided to visit today ! Found the gaol really interesting. Fascinating insight into how prisons were run. Lots of well presented information to take in and quite eerie in places....More

Thank hegx
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Lovely time spent viewing a relatively small prison that appeared to be at the forefront of providing "luxuries" to their "guests". Time and money well spent.

Thank John B
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We visited the courthouse and the goal as there is a discount if you do both and costs £7.90 (I believe). Definitely worth a visit to experience a piece of history. We did not have the audio tour at the courthouse and I feel this...More

Thank Kirstie B
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Questions & Answers
October 17, 2017|
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Response from cabradyp16 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think they are allowed in the building itself.
steven f
June 22, 2017|
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Response from wpecker973 | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any, would say probably not very dark.. stairs etc would imagine Health and Safety would consider dogs a hazard in confined areas?? Best call first and ask.
jennifer l
April 21, 2017|
Response from andycreeduk | Reviewed this property |
The gaol opened from 8th April 2017 from 10.30 - 17.00 Saturday to Thursday. Always good to use the link on Trip Advisor to the actual website for this sort of information. We visited in the Easter holiday - shame you missed... More