Durham Castle

Durham University
Palace Green
Durham City
County Durham

Tel: +44 0191 334 2932

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Durham Castle Tours


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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




  • Access Statement - See below

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Drop Off / Pick Up Point - Shuttle bus available

Tours and Demonstrations

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

Travel & Trade

  • Groups: Discounts Available

Access Information

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

* Durham Castle is a working building, so it is sometimes necessary to cancel tours due to University or commercial activities. Please check our website for any changes to the following times:
During University Term:
13.15, 14.15, 15.15, 16.15
Outside University Term:
10.15, 11.15, 12.15, 14.15, 15.15, 16.15
Closed between Christmas and New Year and during Congregation (Durham’s Graduation ceremony).

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