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The Oxford Castle Quarter

The Oxford Castle Quarter

Take this “virtual” photo tour of the Oxford Castle Quarter. You may discover something new!

1,000 Years of Time…

1,000 Years of Time…

Take a journey through 1,000 years of time to discover how the Oxford Castle & Prison site began.

Victorian Crime and Punishment

Victorian Crime and Punishment

Discover how the Victorians used to punish their prisoners and how Oxford Castle & Prison has changed over the years.

OX POSTCODE DISCOUNT

OX POSTCODE DISCOUNT

Oxford residents to receive 40% discount off admission tickets during January Weekends

Oxford Open Doors 2019

Oxford Open Doors 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! 

On the record: Looking back at HMP Oxford

On the record: Looking back at HMP Oxford

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…

On the Record: The Black Assize

On the Record: The Black Assize

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!

On the Record: The Queen’s in Oxford

On the Record: The Queen’s in Oxford

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.