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Very interesting but.........

Managed to park more or less outside as it was a Sunday afternoon. Bought a joint ticket with The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jacandhow
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Bedford, United Kingdom
Fascinating

Loads of information on prison life and various methods of punishment, took about 90 minutes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AitchEeDee
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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All reviews prison life well worth a visit audio guide condemned cell interesting place to visit victorian times scary place an eye opener joint ticket hard labour fascinating insight interesting building rainy day own pace take your time information provided value for money
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Managed to park more or less outside as it was a Sunday afternoon. Bought a joint ticket with The Courthouse. We wandered around this very interesting gaol, some of the doors had a description of what we were looking at, others doors/cells were just open,...More

Thank Jacandhow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loads of information on prison life and various methods of punishment, took about 90 minutes wandering around reading all of the information on crimes and sentencing, lots of it desperately sad. Very informative.

Thank AitchEeDee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommend buying the joint ticket to see both. Both buildings are pretty much as they were hundreds of years ago. Great insight into law and order and how it worked and failed back then. Including Beaumaris’s links to pirates.

Thank Lee_Rachel2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an very interesting place didn't relise it would be so good for only £5 entry very harrowing and spooky and to see the men's initials engraved on the floors of the workrooms very sad but a very enjoyable afternoon so sorry I didn't buy...More

Thank Nicola L
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Having visited the excellent Courtroom some 10 mins' walk away, we entered the Beaumaris Gaol. The staff were friendly and informative but we were disappointed that, unlike the Courthouse, no audio guide was handed to us: there were none. A plan and description were available...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We popped in here on a whim whilst in Beaumaris. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. The gaol is somewhat eerie and lots of information is provided about the type of prisoners who were housed here and about prison life as well as about the...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We called at Beaumaris whilst staying in Anglesey and found it to be a nice little place.we visited the goal and were left to explore at our leisure and was not disappointed as there were many boards informing you what you were looking at well...More

Thank langholmejohn
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Interesting walking around the Gaol, make sure you have enough time as a lot to see & take in . Informative and interesting place to visit, a good insight into the past . A must see of Anglesey

Thank Happiness596171
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

fascinating place, very thought provoking and in some ways humbling. sitting in one of the cells alone really makes your imagination run wild! Great for the young and old alike, definitely a great place to visit when in Anglesey.

Thank whitemere
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Really interesting place telling you all about the history of the prison. Probably spend about an hour there. Can get a joint ticket to go to the courthouse too.

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BeccasLifeTravels
28 May 2018|
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Response from irene g | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think they would like the answer above they would probably like the gruesome parts of it. Also the history is very interesting
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Lee S
5 April 2018|
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Response from tattocrazy | Reviewed this property |
Hi I would say about an hour to an hour and a half,it is quite small but well worth a visit
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