An exciting new phase of development is now underway at Lancaster Castle.

Please note that during this period there will be no permanent café facility available at the Castle and the ticket office will be relocated to A-Wing. Guided tours and events will continue as scheduled.


Lawless Lancaster tour

Lawless Lancaster tour 2nd June 2016 - 2nd June 2016

Now in its second year, this tour tells the story of law and order, and crime and punishment, in Lancaster from the Georgian period through to the early twentieth century.


Starting at 10.30am at Lancaster Castle, we will also visit the Judges Lodgings, Lancaster City Museum, and the courtroom and cells at Lancaster Town Hall to explore the fascinating, and sometime hidden, tales of Lancaster's criminal past.


Lunch at NICE@theCastle included.


This tour ends at Lancaster Town Hall at approximately 4.30pm.


Tickets £20 Adults / £15 Concessions & Children (including lunch)


Please note that this is a walking tour which includes outside elements; appropriate footwear and clothing is advised.


We regret that this tour is not suitable for wheelchair users.


For tickets and information call 01524 64998




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