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Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 8DJ

Tel: +44 01388 663089

Add Binchester Roman Fort - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE to your Itinerary

Binchester Hypocaust

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
4 years and under freeFree
Adult£5.00 per ticket type
Child£3.00 per ticket type
Concession£4.00 per ticket type

Event days: Adults £7.00, Concessions - £6.00, Children - £5.00.



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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Recent Reviews:

  • boydy73
    Darlington, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Huge site
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 27th September 2019
    Today 27/9/2019 we had a guided tour of the Fort. Our guide was so enthusiastic, knowledgeable and interesting time just flew by. So much information. Two bath house's yet so different. One quite... Read full review
  • Tony Penny F
    Bridlington, United Kingdom
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 3rd October 2019
    I grew up knowing about Hadrian’s Wall and have live in the UK for nearly 50 years. I actually visited the wall two years ago and was fascinated with the range of artefacts discovered, Binchester is... Read full review
  • roxy h
    Greater London, United Kingdom
    Large site
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 4th October 2019
    There are two bath houses that have been excavated one small covered over and recreated and the larger of the two under covered scaffolding. The site is very big so there must be a lot more to be... Read full review



  • Access Statement - Please see below
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Access Information

Opening Times

2020 (1 Apr 2020 - 31 Oct 2020)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:30
Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:30

* Open every day from 1 April until 31 Oct 10.00 – 16.30

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The fort is approximately 1.5 miles north of Bishop Auckland. It is signposted from the A690 Durham - Crook road, from the A688 Spennymoor - Bishop Auckland road and from Bishop Auckland Town Centre.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Bishop Auckland Station.

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