Welcome to Lincoln Castle

A place where kings and convicts have walked
A symbol of power and punishment through the ages
Home to an original 1215 Magna Carta

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Did you know

The early gaols at Lincoln Castle were run as businesses. The gaol keeper leased the prison buildings and made his profit from charging prisoners for food and drink. A bed cost extra too!

opening times

April to October
10.00am - 5.00pm
October to March
10.00am - 4.00pm
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Ticket Prices

You can now unlock 1000 years of history year round with the Lincoln Castle Annual Pass. Buy Tickets