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Binchester Roman Fort

From £1.50
Binchester
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.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    25
  • Very Good
    26
  • Average
    6
  • Poor
    0
  • Terrible
    0

Recent Reviews:

  • Judith F
    Brantham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Needs updated displays
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 17th July 2017
    Visited July 2017. I've not been back for at least 30 years (since school trips) as I grew up in the Bishop Auckland area and moved away. I think the place needs 'sexing up a bit' as this is one of... Read full review
  • Janice H
    Ashington, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Visit to Roman fort
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 14th July 2017
    The Roman fort visitor centre although small had leaflets and items to purchase. The warden was extremely helpful and gave us a talk, information and a map to follow. Very interesting if you like... Read full review
  • Michelle M
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Interesting
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 11th July 2017
    My family and i had a lovely afternoon here Reasonable admission prices Very friendly and helpfull and informative staff my daughter was doing about romans at school and the staff were brilliant with... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • 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)
DayTimes
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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