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Castle or 'Motte' and prison in basement

We have been coming to St Omer for many years but had not noticed this recent addition to its... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
JohnR R
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London, United Kingdom
Fine old prison - take the tour.

This is a fine-looking building on a man-made hill in the centre of town near the cathedral. The... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2016
PurleyKing
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16 Sep 2017
“Castle or 'Motte' and prison in basement”
3 Sep 2016
“Fine old prison - take the tour.”
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We have been coming to St Omer for many years but had not noticed this recent addition to its historic sites. Apparently it opened to the public in 2015 and this year we walked up the courtyard off of the road down from the abbey....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is a fine-looking building on a man-made hill in the centre of town near the cathedral. The delightful receptionist took our small group on a tour of the grounds and the prison cells and guard areas. The tour takes about 30 minutes and is...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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