North Wales Sights

Beaumaris Gaol

  • Steeple La. Map It
  • Beaumaris
  • Jail

Fodor's Review

To learn about the grim life of a Victorian prisoner, head to the old jail, built in 1829 by Joseph Hansom (1803–82), who was also the designer of the Hansom cab. Inside you can wander the claustrophobic corridors and view the original cells—including the one that housed prisoners awaiting execution.

Sight Information


Steeple La., Beaumaris, LL58 8EP, Wales

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Sight Details:

  • £5; combined ticket with Beaumaris Courthouse £8
  • Easter.–Sept., Sat.–Thurs. 10:30–5


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