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Durham Castle Tours

From £4.00
Durham University
Palace Green
Durham City
County Durham
DH1 3RW

Tel: +44 0191 334 2932

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Durham Castle Tours

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adults£5.00 per ticket type
Concessions£4.00 per ticket type
Family day ticket£15.00 per ticket type

Durham University Students and Infants free.

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

Awards

  • Visit EnglandQuality Assured Visitor Attraction Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2014
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    437
  • Very Good
    267
  • Average
    71
  • Poor
    23
  • Terrible
    20

Recent Reviews:

  • fin33
    scotland
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Well Guided Tour
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 27th March 2017
    Visits to the castle are by guided tour only. We arrived on the day (a Sunday) and had no trouble getting one. The guide was excellent - interesting and appropriately amusing. The great hall was... Read full review
  • Chriscampion2014
    Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Guided tour
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 27th March 2017
    You can only visit the castle as part of a guided tour so you need to book a time, we were on the last tour at 4.15, it lasted just under an hour. We really enjoyed it. We were lucky enough to have a... Read full review
  • Dick C
    Salisbury, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Fascinating building, great tour
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 26th March 2017
    Durham Castle became a student residence, the first College of Durham University at its foundation in the 19th century. Since it is home to current students, the public can only visit on organised... Read full review

Facilities

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 30
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Individuals - Entrance by guided tour only.

Access Information

Opening Times

2017 (1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2017)

* When there are no private events booked, tours are usually available every day at 1315, 1415, 1515 and 1615. During University vacations, tours are also normally offered at 1015, 1115 and 1215 noon.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A1(M). From the A1(M) take the A690 to Durham.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Durham Station. The Durham Cathedral bus (every 20 minutes) links the railway station, North Road (for bus station), Market Place, and car and coach parks with the cathedral and castle. For more information see Durham County Council's web site www.durham.gov.uk or contact Traveline on 0871 200 22 33, www.traveline.info. Calls cost 10p per minute plus any charges your network provider makes

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