Lancaster, part 2 of 2 parts
This second walk in Lancaster includes the wonderful Lancaster Castle and the City Museum. The guided tour of Lancaster castle is not to be missed.

Lancaster Castle
Start
at the Lancaster Castle   Castle Parade Lancaster LA1 1YJ
Lancaster Castle's origins date back almost 1,000 years. This Grade 1 Listed Building occupies a city-centre hilltop location on the site of three successive Roman forts and has been described by English Heritage as "not only the North-West's most important historic and archaeological monument but also of international importance". Learn about the Lancaster Witch Trials. Lancaster Castle is still used as a Crown Court and until March 2011 was also a Category C prison.

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http://www.lancastercastle.com/

Walk a few yards to the City Museum.

The City Museum

City Museum Lancaster

Market St, Lancaster LA1 1HT
10am - 5pm, Sun Closed.  Free to all.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lancaster_City_Museum

Retrace your steps to Merchants 1688, which will be our first pub visit.

Merchants 1688 

Merchants 1688 Lancaster

29 Castle Hill,LA1 1YN Opens 11:30am Food served noon 9pm, (8pm Sundays)
Built in 1688 the venue was originally used as a wine cellar and is part of the same building as the tourist information office next door. Serves a large range of local ales.

http://www.merchants1688.co.uk/

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Walk  left into Market Street and then right into King Street. Turn left into Common Garden Street and continue into Brock Street. The pub is on your right.


Horse and Farrier

Horse and Farrier Lancaster

Horse and Farrier
16 Brock Street, LA1 1UU. Opens 11am
Thwaites Original. Friendly  local catering mainly to its regulars.
Garden.
http://www.thwaitespubs.co.uk/the-horse-and-farrier-lancaster/

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Continue along Brock Street to Dalton Square. Walk round to number 3.

The Borough Lancaster

The Borough
3 Dalton Square, LA1 1PP. 12-11.30; 12-12.30am Fri; 11-12.30am Sat; 11-11.30 Sun
Free WifiA beautiful georgian building. The pub has a wide range of ales and superb food, served all day.  Comedy club Sun eve. Borough Wintertime Dark, Borough Pale, Borough Bitter, 4 guest beers.

http://www.theboroughlancaster.co.uk/

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Turn right into Sulyard Street then left into Bryer Street. Walk to the end and cross the road to the Golden Lion


Golden Lion

Golden Lion Lancaster

The Golden Lion
3 Moor Lane, LA1 1QD. Children welcome. Free Wi-fi.
The pub is reputed to have been the last drinking place of the Pendle Witches in 1612.
Theakston Best Bitter, Ringwood Best Bitter, Moorhouse's Pride of Pendle, Deuchars IPA.

http://www.goldenlionpublancaster.co.uk/

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Turn right out of the pub along Moor Lane. Turn right into Stonewell and then left into Church Street. The pub is a short walk, on your left.

The Sun Lancaster

The Sun
63-65 Church Street, LA1 1ET. This pub serves 8 guest beers. 4 from Lancaster, up to 4 from others. Free Wifi. Pub Garden Courtyard. Open 10-midnight.

http://www.thesunhotelandbar.co.uk/

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