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Visiting Lincoln Castle

All the information you need to plan your visit to Lincoln Castle.

Lincoln Castle Revealed

An important announcement! Lincoln Castle is now closed to allow us to make the final preparations before the grand reveal on 1st April 2015. Lots will be happening behind the scenes as we make the final preparations before the grand reveal on 1st April 2015. We will keep you posted on these exciting developments via our new website where you will be able to sign up to receive all of the latest news first. We look forward to welcoming you to our fantastic new look Castle on 1st April.

For full details of our exciting Lincoln Castle Revealed project, which includes improvements to the wall walks, a new Magna Carta exhibition and the opening up of the Victorian Male Prison, please visit the Lincoln Castle Revealed page.

The works are scheduled to be 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 contact our Customer Service Centre on 01522 782040.

Opening hours

Lincoln Castle is now closed until 1 April 2015.

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.


Lincoln Castle is partially accessible and the shop has an induction loop.

Gift Shop

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.

By road

Lincoln Castle is easily accessed by road. Look for the brown signs showing Lincoln Castle, which will direct you through the city.

By rail

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.

By air

The nearest airport to Lincoln is Humberside Airport.


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Lincoln Castle

Castle Hill



+44 (0)1522 782040


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Last updated: 24 December 2014

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