The Auckland Project

Market Place
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 7NR

Tel: +44 01388 743797

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Exterior of Auckland Castle

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Awards

  • Visit EnglandVAQAS VAQAS 2019
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016
  • Regional and MiscellaneousNorth East England Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Silver North East England Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Silver 2015

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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Access Statement - Please see below

Travel & Trade

  • Free/Discounted Entry for Coach Driver
  • Free/Discounted Entry for Tour Guide
  • Groups: Discounts Available

Access Information

Opening Times

2022 (27 Jan 2022 - 18 Dec 2022)

Map & Directions

Highlights...

Kynren Fireworks DisplayKynren - An Epic Tale of England, where legends come to life, Bishop AucklandKynren - An Epic Tale of England, brings history to life with a blockbuster open-air performance at 11 Arches Park.

Mining Art Gallery - The Auckland Project, Bishop AucklandWith three permanent rooms and one temporary exhibition space on the ground floor, the gallery explores working life in the coal mines through original artefacts and artworks by prominent mining artists such as Tom McGuinness and Norman Cornish.

auckland tower bishop auckland county durham attraction auckland project Auckland Tower - The Auckland Project, Bishop AucklandAuckland Tower is the starting point for visits to The Auckland Project. Here, you can find all the information you need to explore. Scale the Tower to the 15m-high viewing platform, offering unsurpassed views across Auckland Park, Bishop Auckland town and the rural landscape beyond.

Bishop Trevor Gallery - The Auckland Project, Bishop AucklandThe gallery houses a special programme of exhibitions, bringing fine art to Bishop Auckland, in particular European paintings dating from 1600 to 1900. This will include masterpieces on loan from private collections.

Exterior of Auckland CastleAuckland Castle - The Auckland Project, Bishop AucklandAuckland Castle - the 900-year-old former home of the Prince Bishops of Durham and one of the best-preserved medieval bishops’ palaces in Europe