The Auckland Project

Market Place
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 7NR

Tel: +44 01388 743 797

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The Auckland Project


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  • Visit EnglandVAQAS VAQAS 2016
  • 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


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • olibot
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A lot of work going on....
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 24th October 2018
    The grounds and castle are undergoing some refurbishment which means that access can be limited. But the walk we enjoyed was great - helped by a sunny autumn day. Read full review
  • Martyn C
    Netherfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    In a state of overhaul
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 24th October 2018
    There’s lots of work going on at the castle, dramatic stepped gardens, landscaping and interior work to the main house. We walked the grounds and appreciated the history which is well told outside... Read full review
  • 2010mustang
    Cheshire, United Kingdom
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    Lovely and in a delightful setting
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 6th November 2018
    Unfortunately we could only visit the grounds as there is still lots of building work going on, However, the building itself is worth seeing with the lovely gardens and park nearby, Read full review



  • Access Statement - Please see below


  • Group Discounts Available
  • Groups: Lunch Catered For
  • Groups: Refreshments Catered For

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Drop Off / Pick Up Point

Travel & Trade

  • Group: Discounts Available

Access Information

Opening Times

Auckland Castle Park (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Kindly note: the Castle is now closed for restoration, however keep a look out as we will have many activities throughout 2017.
Pre-booking is essential by calling 01388 743 797 or emailing

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