About Oxford Castle & Prison
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It was a very pleasant visit of the castle and the prison. The guide was really great and entertaining. We have learned about the history of Oxford and also England. It takes about an hour to do the tour and then we could go to...More
We visited during our family holiday and spent an hour with Molly as our guide. Thanks for making our visit enjoyable and educational Molly. Worth a visit!
What a really interesting place to visit, hats off to the tour guide who, dressed in his prisoners uniform, gave an in depth history of the castle and jail whilst being able to keep it interesting and at times amusing. If you are visiting Oxford...More
I went on the tour by myself. The guide was knowledgeable and enjoyed acting the part. This site in part dates to the 10th century but was used as a prison until the 90s. The exhibit is informative. You walk up a narrow winding staircase...More
A wonderful guide in the form of a previous prisoner played her role well and explained the history if the area and how the prisoners were treated. A walk to the top of the tower gives a fabulous 360 degree view of the city
We booked a wizard workshop which the children enjoyed. They also got to have a look at one of the old rooms. There are stocks you can take pictures in and a gift shops, which is a bit expensive as to be expected It’s situated...More
Hi! Thank you for your kind feedback, we're so glad you had a nice time and that your children enjoyed the potion making! (We'll be doing sword fighting and shield-making for the summer, so do check out our website if that's something they might like.)
We loved this tour. Our guide 'Prisoner Smith was lovely, enthusiastic and answered all our questions. Would definitely recommend!
Hi Issy, we're very happy you had a nice time and that your tour guide gave a good tour. Thank you so much for the feedback!
It's a wonderful place to experience history of prisoners in old days... Its really unique... Prisoner Smith was our tour guide. He was efficient,warm and informative...
Thank you, Amanpreet! We're very glad you enjoyed your visit!