Walking Tour of Lancaster - Execution Slavery Industry

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Duration: 2h 45min
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Overview of the tour in Lancaster

With a history going back to the Romans, an ancient castle, its special national anthem, a connection to the slave trade, and the first murder solved by forensics, Lancaster has a lot to offer.

We'll begin at Lancaster Castle, owned by King Charles III, as the Duke of Lancaster. We'll learn about the trials of the Pendle Witches and prominent Quakers. We'll understand how Lancaster became so prosperous through the slave trade in the 18th century. We'll become acquainted with Lancaster's Black and White Canal. We'll understand how the first use of forensic science solved a murder committed in the center of Lancaster.

We'll visit:

-Lancaster Castle
-The Priory
-The Quayside
-Almshouses
-Prosperous houses associated with the slave trade
-Other notable buildings of architects, craftsmen, and industrialists
-Lancaster Canal
-The doctor's house became a crime scene

This activity includes:

  • The Music Room
  • Judges Lodgings Museum
  • Dalton Square
  • The Storey
  • Lancaster Priory Church of Saint Mary
  • Lancaster Castle
  • Lancaster Crown Court

Our Guides

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Meeting point

Castle Hill

On arrival

On Castle Hill, on the slope leading to the main gate of Lancaster Castle, look out for the RED umbrella. Reserve if you are going to come. This tour has limited places! When booking, put a phone number with Whatsapp to send you the location in real time in case of late arrival.

Things to note

Lancaster ranked as the second most rainy city in the UK, seeing an average of 152.3 days of rainfall a year and 1048.8mm of rain annually, so be prepared! There is one steep slope from the Priory to the River, and a steep hill to climb back into the City Centre.

Free Cancellation

You are free to cancel a booking anytime. We kindly remind you to cancel bookings you cannot arrive for. Being reported as absent decreases your customer level points and the benefits you can enjoy.

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