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Binchester Roman Fort

From £1.50
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 8DJ

Tel: +44 01388 663089

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£3.00 per ticket type
Child (5-16)£1.50 per ticket type
Concession£2.00 per ticket type

Under 4's free.


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Recent Reviews:

  • liz7772015
    Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 11th September 2017
    i have visited Roman sites before and was not disappointed in what Binchester had to offer. The site is well laid out and accessible. The lady at the information kiosk was helpful and explained fully... Read full review
  • walkleytravellers
    Trip Type:
    Hidden gem of Roman history
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 11th September 2017
    If you like British Roman history, or just visiting the Kynren show, this is a hidden gem and must-see attraction. Tucked away about a mile from Bishop Auckland is this Roman fort that was once an... Read full review
  • Michelle N
    Darlington, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Tucked away Roman Fort
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 10th September 2017
    Visited on heritage day. Tucked away. Very well preserved. Bath house particularly impressive. Missed tour of new exervation as was at 2pm and arrived 2.10. Read full review



  • Access Statement - Please see below

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Access Information

Opening Times

2017 (15 Apr 2017 - 30 Sept 2017)
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday11:00 - 17:00

* Open Easter Saturday to the end of Jun and 1-30 Sep, daily, 1100-1700 (last admission 1630); Jul-Aug, daily, 1000-1700, (last admission 1630).
October to Easter: closed.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The fort is approximately 1.5 miles north of Bishop Auckland. It is signposted from the A690 Durham - Crook road, from the A688 Spennymoor - Bishop Auckland road and from Bishop Auckland Town Centre.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Bishop Auckland Station.

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