10th January 2020
Discover how the Victorians used to punish their prisoners and how Oxford Castle & Prison has changed over the years.
2nd January 2020
Oxford residents to receive 40% discount off admission tickets during January Weekends
28th August 2019
There will be plenty to enjoy over the Oxford Open Doors weekend on 14th and 15th September 2019. The doors to the city of Oxford have been thrown open for all to enjoy!
10th April 2018
A look back on the force, in the words of our very own tour guide, Paul Kyberd…
15th August 2017
Oxford Prison eventually closed its doors as a prison in 1996 and remained closed until 2006 when it opened up as a hotel and attraction. In his latest post, former Oxford Police Detective Paul Kyberd shares an aerial view of the prison he remembers…
13th June 2017
The old county court in Oxford is the site of one of the most infamous events in the castle’s history. In the latest edition of our ‘On the Record’ blog series, Paul Kyberd reminisces about his experiences in Oxford’s courthouses in his role as an Oxfordshire Police Detective!
8th June 2017
Current tour guide and former police detective Paul Kyberd shares another of his memorable stories from his work for Oxfordshire Constabulary. In this blog, Paul shares a particularly memorable time when the Queen visited Oxford.
12th May 2017
On Saturday 13th May, it’s ‘Train Day’ with events taking place throughout the country. Trains takes my mind back to a robbery that took place in Buckinghamshire in 1963…
10th May 2017
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword receives its UK premiere in London’s Leicester Square this evening. But where did the legends of King Arthur really begin? Geoffrey of Monmouth is known to be the first to write down the legends of King Arthur and he did so right here at Oxford Castle!