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Visitors purchasing a Castle Day Ticket with Grounds Tour or an Annual Pass holder are entitled to a free guided tour of the bailey of the castle, led by a specialist guide from the Friends of Lincoln Castle. Pre-booking is essential for ticket holders due to the restricted capacity and continuing situation with Covid-19. Annual Pass holders do not need to book to attend grounds tour of the site.Our tours last between forty five minutes and an hour, the tour explores the area of the bailey within the castle walls, and is ideal both for those who seek an introduction to this historic site, as well as for anyone who requires a deeper understanding of the colourful history of the castle. As you explore the grounds your guide will tell of the people who once populated the castle and of the key battles that were fought about its walls in medieval times.

Our guides have all made a detailed study of the history of the castle, and should you have any further questions they will be only too pleased to discuss these with you either before or after your tour.Tour times: 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm & 2:00pm

Each tour will be restricted to ten ticket holders. Due to the continuing situation with Covid 19, 'Social Distancing' will be maintained throughout each tour. Specialist tours on subjects including Magna Carta and Lady Nicola de la Haye can be booked by special arrangement. Please contact our Visitor Experience Team on 01522 554559 for information.

Lincoln Castle guided Tours 17th July to 1st August 2021

At Lincoln Castle the guided tours will link to Investigate Learning's Festival of Archaeology theme of Exploring local places.

During the festival the guided tours of the castle grounds will also include some very interesting details from recent archaeological excavations on site. This detail will be ideal for those who seek an introduction to this historic site as well as for those who want to get a flavour of how the recent archaeology digs have informed our understanding of what life on the site has been like since Roman times.