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See history come alive in the heart of Lancaster

England's dark history, with tales of persecution, incarceration, punishment and execution, has been lived out over the centuries within the confines of Lancaster Castle.

And now, after almost 1,000 years as an imposing and impenetrable place of penance, the castle's magnificent John o'Gaunt gates have been swung open to unlock a veritable vault of intrigue, interest and interaction for visitors of all ages.

Filming Opportunities

We are happy to consider enquiries for filming in the Castle courtyards and the historic buildings here at Lancaster Castle. For more information please email:

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