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:

  • sheilanurse56
    Sunderland, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Deer Park is fabulous for walks
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 28th March 2019
    I visited especially to walk in the deer park so didn't go into the palace but the Tower in the town square in front of the palace entrance gives a comprehensive history on its exterior walls. An... Read full review
  • Travelingjohn123
    Peterlee, United Kingdom
    Lots of restoration
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th April 2019
    Lots of restoration work taking place to bring this castle back to former glories. Nice walks in the gardens and close to the town centre. Worth a visit when finished Read full review
  • R N
    Hartlepool, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Called in as part of the food festival..
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 19th April 2019
    Popped in for a stroll around theCastle grounds and my goodness, there is a lot of work going on to bring this attraction right up to date. By an extraordinary coincidence three days later I attended... 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 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* 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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