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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.


  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS


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


  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • SirHCRockets
    Sorrento, Italy
    Right on my doorstep
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 21st June 2017
    Great town to visit especially if you get the weather. Lots to do and see and loved the castle and cathedral. Many good places to eat from value for money to expensive. Loads and loads of places to... Read full review
  • chickwsx
    West Sussex, United Kingdom
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 21st June 2017
    Stunning Cathedral, amazing arcihitecture worth the drive. busy area . good cafe inside ,great shop a walk along the river is relaxing just down from cathedral Read full review
  • TomaSchultz
    Santiago de Puriscal, Costa Rica
    An interesting tour - of a British College - great history and insight into college life
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 20th June 2017
    The Castle only remains because it was given over to the University in the 19th century - you only get to see the inside with a guided tour, usually by a college member. While the old parts of the... Read full review


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 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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