Visiting Lincoln Castle
All the information you need to plan your visit to Lincoln Castle.
An important announcement! Lincoln Castle is now open. Everything you need to know about visiting Lincoln Castle is on our new website www.lincolncastle.com.
For full details of our exciting Lincoln Castle Revealed project, which includes improvements to the wall walks, the new Magna Carta exhibition and the opening up of the Victorian Male Prison, please visit the Lincoln Castle Revealed page.
The works have been completed in time for the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta in 2015.
If you are planning your visit in 2015 and would like to know more, please see our new website www.lincolncastle.com or contact our Customer Service Centre on 01522 782040.
Parking, access and facilities at Lincoln Castle
The nearest parking facilities can be found at The Lawn Visitor Centre, Union Road, Lincoln and Westgate Carpark, Westgate, Lincoln. Further information on parking in Lincoln can be found on the City of Lincoln website.
For accessibility details please see our new website.
The castle gift shop offers something for everyone! The shop stocks a range of items from contemporary jewellery to copies of the Lincoln Magna Carta.
Directions to Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Castle is situated in the historic Bailgate area of Lincoln. The information below should help you to plan your journey.
Lincoln Castle is easily accessed by road. Look for the brown signs showing Lincoln Castle, which will direct you through the city.
The nearest rail station is Lincoln Central which operates services to locations throughout the country. The castle is approximately a 15 minute walk from the station. Alternatively you can take the Ride bus.
The nearest airport to Lincoln is Humberside Airport.