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.


Lancaster Castle receives National Accolade

9th October 2014

Our fascinating guided tours have been given a national accolade by official tourist board, Visit England. The tours, run several times every day that the castle is open, have just been awarded ...

John O Gaunt Gate Cake on display at Lancaster Castle

20th August 2014

With the Great British Bake Off returning to our screens this month, Lancaster Castle are proudly displaying a local example of baking expertise. From next week, Lancaster Castle will be displaying...

£3m Investment from the Duchy of Lancaster

14th July 2014

Last week, Chief Finance Officer for the Duchy of Lancaster, Chris Adcock, met with local Lancaster journalist Nick Lakin from the Lancaster Guardian to discuss the current situation at Lancaster ...

Castle Raise Money for Armed Forces Charities

9th July 2014

Last weekend Lancaster Castle played host to a number of activities in celebration of Armed Forces Day on Saturday 28thJune. Organised by the Lancaster Military Heritage Group, the day saw events ...

Castle Gives Cheque to Local Charity

12th June 2014

Officials of The Duchy of Lancaster, owners of Lancaster Castle, have this week met local Christian charity, The Olive Branch, to provide a donation for their local cause.  The £1,200 ...

Castle's Event Calendar in Full Swing

28th May 2014

This bank holiday weekend marked the one year anniversary since Lancaster Castle opened its gates to the public last May. To celebrate the event, the Grade 1 listed building played host to a numbe...

Prison reopens for nightlife experience

20th May 2014

Three years after Lancaster Castle closed its prison doors, this weekend the former Category C cells will be reopening to bring a unique night life experience to Lancaster. 'A-Wing' will become a...

New Constable of Lancaster Castle

18th March 2014

For the first time since records began, Lancaster Castle is to have a female Constable. Former head teacher of Lancaster Girls Grammar School, Mrs Pam Barker, has been appointed as the new Constabl...

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