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

Prisoner Joseph Ralph escaped and was captured twice in 1854. The first time, he climbed over the castle wall using netting from the prison governor's garden. He pinched a ladder from the courthouse the second time.

opening times

31st October 2021 to 26th March 2022
10.00am - 4.00pm
27th March 2022 to 30th October 2022
10.00am - 5.00pm
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You can now unlock 1000 years of history year round with the Lincoln Castle Annual Pass. Buy Tickets