Lancaster Castle, often known as John O' Gaunt's Castle is one of the most historically fascinating surviving buildings in the country. Its beginnings date back to Roman times when, from its commanding position on the hill.
Lancaster Castle Hanging Corner and Round Tower Dominating the skyline of the town, Lancaster Castle is of the best-preserved castles in England. This Castle is still used as a Court and Prison but is open to the public too who go there throughout the year to see and explore this wonderful historic building, including its display of heraldic shields, the cells which imprisoned the witches of Pendle, and the crown court from where thousands of prisoners were transported to Australia.
Lancaster Castle is a medieval castle located in Lancaster in the English county of Lancashire. Its early history is unclear, but may have been founded in the century on the site of the Roman fort overlooking a crossing of the River Lune.