Lincoln Castle

In a nutshell

Explore the magnificent castle where royalty once roamed on a fun learning day out for all the family. Suitable for all ages.


Castle Square, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3AA

Contact details

Tel: 01522 554559

Activity type

Historical Sites, Museums and Art Centres

Suitable for

Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s

Price guide


(For 2 Adults and up to 3 Children)

Lincoln Castle details...

Lincoln Castle makes an excellent choice for a family day out with the kids. Located right in the centre of Lincoln city the medieval castle dates back to 1068 and was built by William the Conqueror. It has  recently been restored transforming it into a world class heritage site.

Climb up the steps for the Medieval Wall Walk taking in the towers and dungeons; meet prisoners in the Victorian Prison and take a close look at one of the original surviving copies of the 1215 Magna Carta document.

Guided tours are available and look out for the exciting family events including living history events taking place throughout the year.

Ticket options are available giving you choice options at different prices.

Refreshments are available at Langton’s situated on the ground floor of the former Georgian gaol and is open to visitors, residents, shoppers and those relaxing in the grounds of the castle.

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