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Binchester Roman Fort

From £1.50
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 8DJ

Tel: +44 01388 663089

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£3.00 per ticket type
Child (5-16)£1.50 per ticket type
Concession£2.00 per ticket type

Under 4's free.


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Recent Reviews:

  • CML7
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Great local history showing Roman occupation.
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 5th October 2017
    This has got to be one of the best preserved bath houses in the UK. You can really see how the Roman under floor system worked. Main area is covered over so a rainy day visit is OK. Well worth the... Read full review
  • 869dougw
    Trip Type:
    Supposedly the best preserved but closed for the winter
    1 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 3rd October 2017
    If this site is so important why does it close down for half of the year. Closed from October to April but not indicated anywhere. Teens really disappointed as come across half the globe to see... Read full review
  • John T
    Peterborough, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Work in Progress
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 27th September 2017
    Stopped off for a vist to this site as a curiousity. It was very interesting but quiet as it was late in the day nobody seemed to be about. It was a reasonable price of £2 for an OAP. Read full review



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Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Access Information

Opening Times

2017 (15 Apr 2017 - 30 Sept 2017)
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday11:00 - 17:00

* Open Easter Saturday to the end of Jun and 1-30 Sep, daily, 1100-1700 (last admission 1630); Jul-Aug, daily, 1000-1700, (last admission 1630).
October to Easter: closed.

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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