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Escomb Saxon Church

From £0.00
Saxon Green
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 7SX

Tel: +44 01388 602860

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Escomb Saxon Church

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Small donation requested for guided tours.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • 167Dave8
      Durham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      My friends loved it
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 1st March 2017
      took some friends from California to see this church as we have done with others in the past. Gate key available from a house in the village They loved finding the ancient sun dial. Very well kept... Read full review
    • johnhouston2
      Knaresborough, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      A fabulous piece of history - don't even consider driving past the sign!
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 7th February 2017
      While driving along the main road the sign advising that there was a Saxon Church just 3 miles away was something I simply couldn't ignore (Saxon for goodness sake!) and when I found that it was... Read full review
    • jollyrobert
      Cardiff, Wales
      Trip Type:
      A very special place
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 9th January 2017
      Having passed the signs just north of West Auckland to Escomb on our way to Hexham, Northumberland, I was determined to visit this Saxon church on our return to south Wales, after spending Christmas... Read full review


    Provider Features

    • Village Location


    • Guide Dogs Permitted

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Payment Methods

    • Groups Accepted - Please ring in advance.
    • Max group size - 60
    • Min group size - 5

    Provider Facilities

    • Printed Material in Foreign Languages

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Guided Tours Available for Groups

    Access Information

    Opening Times

    2016/17 (1 Oct 2016 - 31 May 2017)
    Summer 2017 (1 June 2017 - 30 Sept 2017)
    Monday - Sunday09:00 - 18:00
    Bank Holiday09:00 - 18:00

    * Church open 1 Jan-31 May 0900-1600; 1 Jun-30 Sep, daily 0900-1800. Key available in daylight hours up to 6:00pm. Key hangs outside No. 28 Saxon Green behind the Church.

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Nearest major road is A68. From the A68 follow the signs from Witton Park to Escomb.

    Public Transport Directions

    Nearest station is Bishop Auckland station. Take 'Escomb Road' (near Station). Continue along B6284 (Etherley Road). Straight across roundabout. Take right turn for Escomb Village after passing garage on left hand side. Bus 50 and 50A goes to Escomb on its journey between Durham and Bishop Auckland. No bus service available on Sundays.

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