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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:

  • Judith F
    Brantham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    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:
    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
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    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



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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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