The Oxford Castle Unlocked Vouchers
Oxford Castle – Unlocked reveals Oxford’s less well known history, one that’s rich with tales of great escapes, betrayal and even romance – all within the walls of this ancient castle and prison.
The site has been used as a place of incarceration since 1071, continuing until the closure of HM Prison in 1996. The old buildings have been preserved and are now open to the public revealing a time capsule – allowing the buildings to tell their story.
The costumed character guides will reveal the site’s colourful past as you...
•Climb the Saxon St George’s Tower and enjoy its stunning 360° views over Oxford
•Descend to the dark atmosphere of the 900 year old underground crypt
•Marvel at the mound of the 11th-century Motte and Bailey Castle with Vaulted Well Chamber
•Experience the austere confines of the 18th-century Debtors Tower and prison D-Wing
•Face the prison regime with our hands on displays
Visit Oxford Castle Unlocked and uncover the secrets for yourself!