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Durham Castle Tours

From £4.00
Durham University
Palace Green
Durham City
County Durham

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.


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  • Visit EnglandQuality Assured Visitor Attraction Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016


  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • MauriceWilkins
    Oban, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    No entry
    2 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 22nd August 2017
    Unfortunately when we arrived after visiting the Cathedral we were met by a sign saying that only booked tours were allowed on this day - disappointing and something I really hadn't thought about... Read full review
  • Stephen486
    Bicester, United Kingdom
    Fascinating and informative tour
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 21st August 2017
    We enjoyed an hour's guided tour - the high speed Horrid Histories style commentary was entertaining, our only concern was whether people for whom English was not their first language would have been... Read full review
  • Doug F
    Caerphilly, United Kingdom
    Modern and a bit tatty
    2 of 5 stars
    Friday, 18th August 2017
    Not really much of interest to see apart from a lot of rooms that have been renovated to function for admin / dining. More of an old house than a castle really, not worth the entry fee Read full review

Access Information

Opening Times

2017 (1 Jan 2017 - 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 or contact Traveline on 0871 200 22 33, Calls cost 10p per minute plus any charges your network provider makes

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