Discover Oxford Castle & Prison

Step into 1000 years of Oxford’s history with our costumed guided tour

Discover the earliest centre of learning in Oxford

from criminals to deadly curses

site of medieval sieges and daring escapes




Included in your ticket

Two trees on the a grassy mound at Oxford Castle & Prison

Take a stroll up an Oxford icon: tickets include free entry to the Castle Mound

Please note, mound may be closed in poor weather.
Learn more (link to Castle Mound)

Plan your visit

Opening Times

Tour times are 10:00 – 17:00 and run Monday to Sunday tours run every 30 mins to 15 mins at peak times


Flexi ticket (Best value)
Adult £17.50, Child £11.25, Student £16.50

Advance Standard Ticket (up to 2 days in advance)
£15.50, Child 9.95 Student 14.50

Standard Ticket (within 2 days)
Adult £16.95 Child 10.95 Student £15.95

Children under 5 free
Unable to visit tower


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