This is one of the trip extras for the Belfast Social weekend. For more information about the weekend and to book please see this link
Join us for a private guided tour of Crumlin Road goal (Jail). The Tour Discovers over 150 years of history and follow in the footsteps of over 25,000 prisoners as you make the journey through Northern Ireland’s only remaining Victorian Era prison.
The guided tour will allow you to explore the building’s colourful past and gain a unique and memorable insight into the daily lives and routines of both prisoners and prison officers over the Gaol’s existence.
Your tour guide will inform you about the Gaol’s history including when women and children were imprisoned, the executions that were carried out its more recent history and learn about why the decision was taken to close the prison.
The will cover all aspects of the Gaol from the Tunnel linking the courthouse on the other side of the Crumlin Road to the Hanging Cell, the Historic Holding Cells, Governor’s Office, Centre Circle, C-Wing, Hospital and Graveyard.