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.


Christmas@theCastle This Weekend!

8th December 2015

Everyone is invited to enjoy Christmas@theCastle this weekend as local choirs, musicians, entertainers, schools and traders come together to celebrate the festive season. From Friday to Sunday, vis...

Castle Clock Tower Revealed

16th October 2015

After months of being covered in scaffolding and protective sheeting, Lancaster Castles Victorian clock-tower is revealed this week, following restoration work on the roof, clock face and bell. The...

Historic Castle Hosts Award-Winning Music Festival

8th October 2015

Historic Castle Hosts Award-Winning Music Festival The Duchy of Lancaster is delighted to make historic Lancaster Castle available as the site of the main stage for the Lancaster Music Festival, on...

Walking with the Wounded

14th September 2015

The Walk Of Britain team enter The North West Lancaster Castle will be the finishing point for the days walking expedition on Wednesday 16th September.  The arrival time will be between 430p...

New Team At Lancaster Castle

4th September 2015

The new management team at Lancaster Castle is making its presence felt, with a summer programme of family-friendly activities enjoyed by over 10,000 people. Combining open air music con...

What's happening at Lancaster Castle?

11th August 2015

The Duchy of Lancaster has commissioned a £3m programme of remedial and restorative works designed to protect the historic fabric of Lancaster Castle.  Over the next two years, the Duc...

Armed Forces Day 2015

17th June 2015

          Saturday 27th June 2015   Lancaster Military History Group presents a ...

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

9th June 2015

Lancaster Castle the very best in the business says TripAdvisor Lancaster Castle has again been awarded a coveted Certificate of Excellence by the worlds largest travel site TripAdvisor. The Awa...

Her Majesty the Queen Duke of Lancaster Visits Lancaster Castle

29th May 2015

Earlier this month, we were delighted to welcome Her Majesty The Queen to Lancaster Castle as part of the celebrations to commemorate the 750th anniversary of the creation of the Duchy of Lancaste...


70th anniversary of VE Day

23rd April 2015

Lancaster Castle is to mark the 70thanniversary of VE Day on 8th May on behalf of the people of Lancashire. A specially commissioned v-shaped beacon will be placed on the rooftop of the John of G...

World-class DJs to play gig at former Lancaster prison

14th April 2015

World-class DJs Pete Tong, Mark Knight and High Contrast will perform at the former prison housed in Lancaster Castle. Thousands of clubbers are expected to attend the A-Wing event, specialisi...

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