Binchester Roman Fort

From £3.00
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 8DJ

Tel: +44 01388 663089

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£5.00 per ticket type
Child£3.00 per ticket type
Concession£4.00 per ticket type

Under 4's free. *Please note* Event days: Adults £7.00, Concessions - £6.00, Children - £5.00.



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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Recent Reviews:

  • Linda S
    Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 3rd July 2019
    We visited yesterday on a glorious day but I’m sure it will still be amazing in poor weather. It has the best preserved Roman Bath house in Britain and a second which was outside the Fort and still... Read full review
  • alistairrobinson1977
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Interesting Roman fort
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 4th July 2019
    This is an interesting Roman site near Bishop Auckland. The site itself is a work in progress, there is a bath house and the commanders house along with the regimental bath house which is under... Read full review
  • jsl1
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Important to get clued up!
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 5th July 2019
    Binchester, once thought to be a small fort on the way to the wall, has stunned the archaeological community after Time Team exposed the extent of the forts and settlement. The original bath house... 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

2019 (1 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2019)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 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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