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The grounds of Lincoln Castle will be open on Monday 19 September and a large screen will be displaying the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for those wishing to pay their respects alongside other members of their community. The Medieval Wall Walk, Victorian Prison and Magna Carta vault will be closed.

We will reopen as normal on Tuesday 20 September.


Built by William the Conqueror in 1068, Lincoln Castle has stood for hundreds of years as a symbol of power and seat of justice. Discover 1000 years of history – where it happened. Scale the heights of the Medieval Wall Walk, follow in the footsteps of prisoners in the Victorian Prison, and immerse yourself in the Magna Carta story.