Lancaster Castle Remembers The Fallen

Lancaster Castle Remembers The Fallen

The Duchy of Lancaster has lent its support to a new fundraising campaign which hopes to raise over £15m for armed forces and mental health charities. The ‘There But Not There’ campaign launched this month will see the installation of life-sized ‘cut-out’ sculptures of WWI soldiers in iconic locations across the UK – and one […]

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Commonwealth Flag Flies Over Lancaster Castle

The Constable of Lancaster Castle Mrs Pam Barker DL raised the Commonwealth flag over the historic John of Gaunt gate this week to commemorate Commonwealth Day. On 12th March 2018 the Commonwealth flag flew over the Castle for the first time in history as part of a nationwide demonstration of support for this international family […]

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Lancaster Castle – unlocked, online and on the mobile!

Working in partnership with the IT development team at Lancaster University, the Duchy of Lancaster has today launched a brand new web-based digital and virtual reality tour of Lancaster Castle.  Designed to provide an insight into parts of the Castle that are normally closed to the public, the new applications are available via links on […]

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Duchy Appoints New Team in the North

Following the announcement that the Duchy of Lancaster wished to strengthen the management of its rural estates, we are pleased to announce a number of key appointments in the North. From 1st November 2017, Rural Surveyor and Land Agent Andrew Johnson took up a new post as Rural Surveyor North with overall responsibility for the […]

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Works Underway On Major Conservation Project

Preparatory work for the next phase of the refurbishment and restoration of Lancaster Castle started on site last month and the demolition of the former Prison Visitors building is well underway. Scaffolding is now being erected to allow for the removal of stone to the Castle’s rear curtain wall so that this can be lowered […]

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