Beaumaris Gaol
Beaumaris Gaol
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Joanne W
Daventry, UK193 contributions
Oct 2022
A great place that is not easy to find, but well worth it. Reasonable entry price, with lots to see on both floors. Really interesting to read some of the personal stories of people that had been imprisoned there, and the family that lived there. Not sure the Halloween decorations added anything to be honest.
Written 1 January 2023
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Dick Dastardly
London, UK105 contributions
Nov 2022 • Couples
We got there at 15:09 to be met with a locked door and a note saying that the last entry was at 15:00. Your website says that the last entry is at 16:00

Instead of writing notes on the door why not update your website to advise that your stated last entry times cannot be relied upon?
Written 27 November 2022
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Richard M
Hampstead Norreys, UK755 contributions
Oct 2022
The gaol is an amazing slice of history detailing how the ages old gaol worked and is full of information of those souls who ended up here. A great place to visit and so very interesting.
Written 22 November 2022
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AlisonandKeith5
Llandudno, UK38 contributions
Nov 2022 • Friends
What a fab way to spend a couple of hours. Fascinating history brought to life by the lovely Roger! Would highly recommend a visit 10/10
Written 12 November 2022
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Tracey J
4 contributions
Oct 2022 • Family
Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the gaol which is right in the heart of Beaumaris. Steeped in history which you could feel all around. If you’re lucky enough to meet Roger he has a few tales to tell !! He looked after us and was very welcoming as was Pryd in the reception and souvenir shop.
Written 31 October 2022
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gaz4224
Wolverhampton, UK107 contributions
Oct 2022 • Couples
We visited Beaumaris Jail on a miserable rainy friday in October.
The rain was pouring down, which added to the experience of what a really bad place it must have been to have to spend time there as an inmate.
The staff were very friendly and informative, you were left to roam around on your own but would occasionally be met by a guide who would tell you interesting things about the area you were in.
We purchased a joint ticket for the Jail and the Courthouse which was well worth doing.
Written 26 October 2022
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anne w
5 contributions
Oct 2022
Very interesting place. Roger was a fantastic guide and totally had me believing I would experience a ghost on my visit in the goal. I didn't but he is good at telling a yarn.
Also, they offered a range of tickets for ages and families. very good value
Written 15 October 2022
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susan b
Halesowen, UK94 contributions
Sep 2022
A well preserved jail - very interesting if not a little scary to imagine what inmates must have gone through - much larger than it looks from the outside - plenty of information and an instructive talk from knowledgeable staff - worth buying a combined ticket to include the courtroom
Written 2 October 2022
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AlexTheJock
Wigston, UK1,963 contributions
Sep 2022
Five middle-aged friends visited the gaol after visiting the courthouse where we bought the discounted ticket for both attractions. We all agreed that this was much bigger than we thought it was going to be, and an absolutely fascinating place. Much the same as the courthouse, the wealth of information is impressive, and it took us quite a while to wander round looking at everything that was on show. Totally worth the price, and the time and energy. Much recommended.
Written 29 September 2022
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Stewart M
Rotherham, UK58 contributions
Sep 2022
Had wanted to visit this for quite a while, great history but be advise that the steps are very steep, much enjoyed the visit
Written 17 September 2022
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