Binchester Roman Fort

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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.


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  • MagsBucks
    Trip Type:
    So, you thought a spa was a new idea........
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 12th August 2018
    Visit Binchester and you will see that the Romans were into Spas long before us, with their warm, hot and cold baths, not to mention their use of oils! Binchester is not a huge site but it is vey... Read full review
  • worldwanderer63
    Trip Type:
    Not very big but very wortha visit.
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 3rd August 2018
    Binchester was one of a series of Camps between York and Hadrians Wall. You can see what a good site it was and how extensive so it represents very well the organisation needed to keep an Empire... Read full review
  • SarnianTraveller
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    It's astonishing what the Romans did
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 29th July 2018
    By some standards this may be a fairly small site but it certainly should not be overlooked. It demonstrates what amazing engineers the Romans were and how they were capable of building metaled... 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

2018 (9 June 2018 - 31 Oct 2018)

* Open seven days a week from 11am to 4.30pm during June, from 10am to 4.30pm from July to September, and from 11am to 4.30pm during October.

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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Monday, 27th August 2018 - Monday, 27th August 2018

Binchester Roman FestivalA battalion of Roman soldiers is preparing to march on County Durham, foot soldiers, cavalrymen and barbarians will be setting up camp at Binchester Roman Fort, near Bishop Auckland this weekend for the site's annual Roman Festival.
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Thursday, 6th September 2018 - Sunday, 9th September 2018

Thursday, 13th September 2018 - Sunday, 16th September 2018

Heritage Open DaysHeritage Open Days 2018 - Binchester Roman FortVisitors will be able to view the exceptionally well-preserved remains of not just one but two Roman bath-buildings. Since last year the facilities have undergone some major improvements and during HoDs visitors will be have free access to these.
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