Durham Castle Tours

Durham University
Palace Green
Durham City
County Durham
DH1 3RW

Tel: +44 0191 334 2932

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Durham Castle Tours

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS VB Attraction
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Awards

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

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    611
  • Very Good
    360
  • Average
    101
  • Poor
    33
  • Terrible
    26

Recent Reviews:

  • bill578
    Hartlepool, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    The castle
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 16th January 2019
    This is another must see attraction take a guided tour as its very informative.The wife and i really enjoyed it steeped in history. Read full review
  • dog_walking_mum
    Greater London, United Kingdom
    Interesting castle tour
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 17th January 2019
    Book in advance for a tour of the historic castle. The tour takes about an hour and is quite leisurely. Our guide was knowledgeable and happy to answer questions. Read full review
  • Passenger802811
    UK
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    DURHAM CASTLE
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 21st January 2019
    Durham Castle, full of history and well worth a visit. Take a guided tour of the Castle and enjoy the history of the place Read full review

Facilities

Tours and Demonstrations

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

Access Information

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* 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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