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.



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Recent Reviews:

  • SaraBourque
    Towanda, Illinois
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Sort of worth the visit
    3 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 13th November 2018
    I enjoyed visiting Binchester, but the ticket price was a bit steep for what you see in there. I wouldn't want to pay for entire family to see it. I was there on a nice day with good weather and I... Read full review
  • coupescoupe
    Coventry, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Brilliant guided tour at Binchester fort
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 14th November 2018
    We arrived in November and the fort looked closed, which was a blow to my friends who had travelled from the USA! But we ended up getting a guided tour by Julienne which was very insightful... Read full review
  • Alan M
    Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Where History comes to life
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 13th February 2019
    Perhaps it's because Binchester Roman Fort is just a short walk from my home, but I prefer to think its appeal comes from more than just local pride. The Roman Fort at Binchester is one of the best... 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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