Lancaster Town Hall Tours 2018

Join one of our guides and embark on an illuminating tour. Inside you’ll discover the Mayor’s official Parlour, the Council Chamber and the impressive Ashton Hall, before being ‘sent down’ from the Old Courtrooms into the atmospheric subterranean Police Cells. Along the way, uncover gems including the Olympic Torch, Gillow’s centrifugal table, and the Ashton Hall’s grand concert organ. Tours take approximately 1 hr.



Adult £4 plus £1.50 booking fee
(accompanied children under 16 go FREE).
Pre-booking is essential..
Book online here or with Lancaster Visitor Information Centre, The Storey,Lancaster, LA1 1TH (01524) 582394. Open Mon-Sat 10am to 4pm.
For group bookings and general enquiries including accessibility of the tours, contact Lancaster Visitor Information Centre.


Tour Dates (1hr approx) 

Join us on a Town Hall Tour on the following dates:

Wed 27 June: 2pm
Thurs 5 July: 2pm
Sat 14 July: 2pm
Thurs 19 July: 2pm
Wed 25 July: 2pm
Sat 4 Aug: 11am


Town Hall Tour and Afternoon Tea 

New for 2018 after joining us for a guided Town Hall Tour, experience one of England’s most beloved rituals and treat yourself to an Afternoon Tea in the Mayor’s official Parlour. Indulge in a selection of traditional English finger sandwiches and cakes made using locally sourced ingredients and provided by the Printroom Café & Bar. Choose to wash it down with an Atkinsons Filter Coffee, Lancaster Blend Tea, Prosecco or Lancaster Blonde or Red Beer.


Town Hall Tour & Afternoon Tea tickets

* £13 pp (plus £1.50 booking fee)
* £17 pp including alcohol option (plus £1.50 booking fee)
Tickets available online here or from Lancaster Visitor Information Centre (01524) 582394. Pre-booking for all Town Hall Tours and Afternoon Tea is essential.


Tour & Afternoon Tea Dates:

Thurs 21 June: 1pm
Wed 8 August: 1pm

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