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Please note that from Monday 25th April - Friday 29th April, access to Lincoln Castle will be via the West Gate entrance. East Gate will be closed for repair. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

Castle All Inclusive* and Event Days

10% off when booked online

Victorian Prison & Magna Carta

Medieval Wall Walk

Castle & Cathedral Joint Ticket*


£12 £10 £5 £16


£9.60 £8 £4 £13


£7.20 £6 £3

Under 5's



£31.20 £26 £40

*Castle All Inclusive tickets and Castle & Cathedral Joint tickets

The Castle All Inclusive tickets and Castle and Cathedral Joint tickets give you access to the Medieval Wall Walk, Victorian Prison and Magna Carta. They also include a FREE RETURN VISIT within 6 months of purchase and £2 off our guide book. The free return visit is also redeemable on castle event days subject to availability. On their return visit, visitors must present their original castle ticket for entry to the castle and their cathedral 'return visit' ticket for entry to the cathedral.

Please note that on event days the only ticket option available is the All Inclusive ticket. The nature of our events means that we cannot offer the Medieval Wall Walk or Prison and Magna Carta ticket options on event days.

Access to the cathedral is limited from time to time when there are services or other events on. Please check the cathedral's website for details . Entry is free of charge on Sundays but restricted access applies.

Child Ticket

Applies to children aged 5 – 16 years

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Concession Ticket

Applies to people aged 63 and above, unemployed, receiving income support, in full time education and people with impairments/conditions that impact on their day-to-day living as defined by the Equality Act 2010

Family Ticket

Applies to 2 adults and up to 3 children

Free admission for carers

Carers accompanying visitors with disabilities are admitted free of charge

Eligibility for concessions

Please note that we may ask for proof of eligibility for concessions. Examples of eligible documents include:

Full time students: valid student ID with expiry date


In receipt of income support:

Senior citizens: ID showing date of birth

Disabled: blue badge

Terms and conditions

  • Entry to Lincoln Castle will be on presentation of a ticket or voucher only.
  • Tickets and vouchers are non refundable and non transferable.
  • The free return visit must be used within 6 months.
  • The free return visit is subject to availability, based on capacity on any given day. We expect there to be availability on most days but cannot guarantee it.
  • Free return visits cannot be used for evening performances.
  • Children under 16 must be accompanied and supervised at all times.
  • Proof of entitlement may be required for concession tickets.
  • Castle & Cathedral joint tickets can be purchased at Lincoln Castle, Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln Visitor Information Centre. If bought at the Castle or Cathedral visitors will be given a ticket to that attraction and a voucher for the second attraction. If bought at the VIC visitors will be given a voucher for each attraction. Vouchers are redeemable at the ticket desk at each attraction.
  • Vouchers for the second attraction are open ended but once redeemed the free return visit must be used within 6 months of the date of the first visit.
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