Oxford Castle & Prison

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Take a guided tour today and let the characters reveal their fascinating stories entrenched in the building’s 1,000 year history. Led by one of our costumed character guides, the rich and fascinating history of Oxford and it’s castle and prison will be revealed, as you… CLIMB the Saxon St. George’s Tower, one of the oldest buildings in Oxford, and enjoy its stunning 360° panoramic views over the historic city of Oxford DESCEND deep underground into the atmospheric 900 year old crypt, the only surviving remains of St. George’s Chapel EXPLORE the austere confines of the 18th century Debtors’ Tower and Prison D-Wing MARVEL at the mound of the 11th century Motte-and-Bailey castle, and discover its vaulted Well Chamber EDUCATE yourself about the modern history of the site and its inmates, in our historical Exhibition Wing

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