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Had seen the signs but never visited till today - it was fascinating to see the size of this prison - it has been very well restored and gives you a real feel for what it might have been like to have been sent to...More
As a family with an interest in the history of our prisons, we'd been looking forward to visiting Ruthin Gaol and it didn’t disappoint! Parking was easy, reasonably priced (3 hours for £2) and conveniently just behind the gaol.
We were greeted by two friendly...More
Interesting to see this Victorian Pentonville type of prison open to the public daily except Tuesday 10am-5pm. I would definitely recommend taking the walking guided tour. The guides are so knowledgeable.
The castle was accessible enough for me to have a look around I am...More
Ruthin Gaol is certainly worth visiting if you are in the locality, and are looking for something educational to do for an hour or so.
The jail was extensively used throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth century, and in the many cells, there are many informative...More
Visited with my 12 year old and 8 year old. They both found it interesting and didn’t quite realise that they were learning whilst we were there.
They must have enjoyed as have been describing it to their older brother!
Staff very friendly. Ruthin about...More
Not now a working gaol, but well worth a visit. There is very good signage to each room, but an audio guide is worth borrowing. This is somewhere that almost everyone would 'enjoy' visiting with lots to see and learn.
There is a discount if...More