Lincoln Castle to reopen all facilities next week

Lincoln Castle will be fully reopened as of July 13, but will be run slightly differently due to social distancing.

The Victorian Prison and Magna Carta Vault, The Collection Museum, Lincolnshire Archives and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight visitor centre will all return as of Monday, July 13.

The castle’s grounds were initially reopened on Saturday, May 23, estimating around 2,500 visitors on its first returning weekend.

The Medieval Wall Walk then followed suit, restarting on June 8 with an online booking system.

Tickets will have to be pre-booked online by visitors for all services at the castle.

For a timed ticket to the Victorian Prison, Magna Carta Vault or Medieval Wall Walk, go to Lincoln Castle’s website when tickets go live on Friday, July 10.

As for the Collection Museum, the children’s play are remains closed, but everything else will be open for six days a week, and tickets need to be pre-booked at the Collection Museum website.

Lincolnshire Archives, on Rumbold Street, Lincoln, will run from Tuesday to Thursday on a reduced service, with visitors needing to book an appointment by emailing [email protected].

Also, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight visitor centre will open with reduced hours, only available for tours from Tuesdays to Fridays.

Visitors must pre-book a space at least seven days in advance, by emailing [email protected].

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