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England's Historic Cities - Lancaster Castle app


Lancaster Castle, Castle Park, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1YJ

Tel: 01524 64998

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England's Historic Cities - Lancaster Castle app

Lancaster Castle dominates the skyline of Lancashire, and rightly so. As one of the nation's largest prison citadels, the castle was the embodiment of sovereign law and power throughout the middle ages. Experience the gruesome history of crime and punishment in Britain (almost) first-hand with the ground-breaking new AR experience transporting users back in time. The app uses cutting-edge technology to give historical moments a fresh perspective and make history’s fascinating characters come to life.

As you explore the freezing cells and hollow corridors of this Royal fortress, you'll be privy to a unique perspective on the history of justice - a perfect cross-section of the evolution of law throughout the ages. Join John Higgin Senior - the prison governor - and lend him your ear as he unravels the unfortunate tales of the men and women caught in the iron grasp of the law.

When you arrive, you'll find special info hotspots dotted around Lancaster Castle. Use your phone camera to activate an immersive augmented-reality experience that will unveil the hidden facts and stories that have helped to shape England's intricate heritage. Discover the key to a whole new world

For the first time, you can be sure not to miss out on the all essential details during your visit to the UK's most important locations. Using the English Historical Cities app, you can uncover the crucial detail that will make your trip a moving, inspirational journey through the nation's human history.

Lancaster is one of 12 cities which form the England’s Heritage Cities (EHC) Group which includes York, Chester, Oxford, bath and Cambridge.

Download the app now on Apple and Android devices to continue the story...

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Opening Times

App (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Lancaster Castle opening times (3 Jan 2024 - 23 Dec 2024)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00



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Lancaster Castle, LancasterSteeped in almost 1000 years of history including the trials of the Pendle Witches and the Birmingham Six, Lancaster Castle is one of the most important historic monuments in the North West. Come and visit the old cells, Shire Hall and Crown Court.

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