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Tours and Visits

Visitors are welcome to walk around the precincts of the Inn, which are open Monday to Friday 7 am to 7 pm.  The Inn's buildings, however, are only open for organised tours, except for the Chapel  which is open Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm.

Tours of the Inn, with registered guides, can be arranged through Sema Morris: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please give at least two weeks notice, preferably longer. Groups will normally comprise a minimum of 15 visitors.

The tours, which lasts between 60 minutes and 2 hours, will include, subject to availability, visits to the Old Hall, Great Hall and Chapel and the group will be briefed on the history, artwork and the current role of Lincoln’s Inn. The tours start in the morning at 10.30 am and in the afternoon at 2.30 pm. 

The assembly point is in the Chapel Undercroft where the guide will be waiting for you.

There are four different tours:

Tour Description 

Cost per head

Minimum charge (for groups of less than 15) 

 Payment Terms

Platinum Tour
(2 1/2 hours)

Tour at 11 am
with lunch
at 12.30 pm.

Smart casual clothes
must be worn,
no speeches should be made,
no cameras or mobile phones allowed in Hall.

£48

Maximum of 30 guests. 

Invoiced after the event.  Organisers to deal with the Catering Department at least four weeks in advance to choose set menu.  Final numbers to be confirmed three working days before the event.  Minimum number of 15 guests required.

Gold Tour
(2 hours)

Specially scheduled tour with refreshments in the Drawing or Council Room. The tours start with refreshments in
the mornings at
10.30 am and in the afternoons at 2.30 pm.   

£15

 £225

By cheque two weeks in advance.

Silver Tour
(1 1/2 hours)


Specially scheduled tour without refreshments.
Morning or afternoon.

£10

 £150

By cheque two weeks in advance.

Bronze Tour
(1 hour)

Highlights Tour with no refreshments.

First and third Friday of every month at
2 pm, meet in the Chapel Undercroft.  No need to pre-book. 

£5

 n/a

Cash/cheque on the day only.

 

In the event of a cancellation up to one week before the tour, there will be a full refund less £50 (£25 cancellation fee per guide and £25 administration fee). If less than a week's notice is given, there will be a full refund less £50 plus £3 per person if refreshments were scheduled.

The meeting point for all tours is the Undercroft of the Chapel. Please note that Lincoln’s Inn is unable to provide storage facilities for visitors' bags, cases and coats. These must be carried by visitors at all times. Lincoln’s Inn is a large site comprising old buildings and not all areas are permanently accessible to disabled visitors. However, special access arrangements can usually be made if we are advised at least 2 days in advance.

There are no tours in August or at weekends and certain other days are also impractical, but there is scope for booking some months in advance.

Additionally, there is a Corporate Event Upsale - Talk or Tour, which is an add-on tour or talk to any event being held at the Inn.  Please contact the Events & Marketing Manager, Vicky Moulli: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for further information.

Prospective students wishing to have a short tour of the Inn when considering their choice of Inn are asked to contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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