Know before you go

Everything you need to know for your visit to Oxford Castle and Prison

Our doors are open and we’re ready to welcome you to Oxford Castle and Prison!

Before you book…

  1. Book online in advance – each tour has a capacity of 20 people so we recommend booking online to guarantee the tour time that you want and to avoid disappointment. We especially recommend booking in advance during the school holidays as our tours get booked up quickly!
  2. Check our opening times & prices – we are open from 10am everyday, however our tour times change depending on what time of year it is. We close every year on 24th, 25th and 26th December. Click here to see our current opening times & prices.
  3. Read through our booking terms and conditions – before you book your visit please read through our ts and cs

After you’ve booked…

  1. Booking confirmation email – once you have booked you will receive a booking confirmation email confirming the date and time of your visit. Please email us at if you have not received this.
  2. Plan your visit to us – No parking is available on site. We recommend using one of 5 Oxford Park and Rides which have frequent bus links into the city centre. Seacourt Park and Ride is the closest to the city. Car parks can be found at Oxpens, Worcester Street, Gloucester Green and Westgate Shopping Centre which are all a short walking distance to Oxford Castle. For more details and a map of Oxford’s car parks please visit the Oxford City Council website.
  3. Arrival – please arrive 10 minutes before the start of your tour slot so we can ensure that the tour begins on time.
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