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Beaumaris Gaol

Steeple Lane, Beaumaris LL58 8EP, Wales
+44 1248 810921
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Must visit

Very thought provoking attraction. Can’t believe how people were treated back when the gaol was... read more

Reviewed today
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Interesting history

Interesting place to visit. The display boards are well done with stories of the prisoners who had... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Steeple Lane, Beaumaris LL58 8EP, Wales
+44 1248 810921
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Reviewed today via mobile

Very thought provoking attraction. Can’t believe how people were treated back when the gaol was open even for petty crimes. Well preserved and thoughtfully presented.

Thank RJ30-AC28
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Interesting place to visit. The display boards are well done with stories of the prisoners who had to spend time incarcerated here and the treadmill is fascinating.

Thank Pinkbaglady55
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited the Gaol and Court. They were both interesting with good local knowledge. Although they were billed as not being for the feint hearted we didn't find them particularly worrying compared to some places we have visited. Reasonable entrance fee and well preserved - good...More

Thank Sarbel_135
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place and visit every year apart from this year. We brought with us a friend from France and an elderly relative neither of them had ever been to wales before so we were keen to show them our favourite sights. Closed on...More

1  Thank Lyn S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some harrowing stories to read of the inmates housed here which added to the whole atmospheric experience. Sad place but a must see, very informative and good value for money

Thank ecalpem0s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was good value for money. I enjoyed all the information I could read and that I could explore at my own pace. However, I would have liked the option of a tour though. We got a joint ticket with the court house which is...More

Thank Cari J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of rooms/cells to wander around. Good written information to help you understand. Don't miss the treadwheels and whipping room. Good value.

Thank Billmarge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grim doesn't describe how people were treated or lived in this period of time .. unbelievable ..felt physically sick at times reading the information posters.After saying this it really is a must visit place wish we had more time to wander round.

Thank ceejaymiller2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the third time of coming with many years inbetween. Amazing place, really good value for money. We were there for a couple of hours, loads of information about the prison. Well worth a visit it not for small children, we had waking sticks...More

Thank babs567
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting place to visit although more for adults than children i suspect. Larger than you think inside

Thank Lesley R
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steven f
22 June 2017|
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Response from Carolyn A | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen any dogs inside the Gaol, but I cannot see any reason why they wouldn't be allowed in.
jennifer l
22 April 2017|
Response from andycreeduk | Reviewed this property |
The gaol opened from 8th April 2017 from 10.30 - 17.00 Saturday to Thursday. Always good to use the link on Trip Advisor to the actual website for this sort of information. We visited in the Easter holiday - shame you missed... More
Fred G
9 February 2017|
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Response from judgejudij | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late response, only just seen this question Might be worth Googling 1 JLJ

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