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Binchester Roman Fort (reopening Saturday 9th June)

From £3.00
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 8DJ

Tel: +44 01388 663089

Add Binchester Roman Fort  (reopening Saturday 9th June) to your Itinerary

Binchester Hypocaust

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.


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • paulyfb
    Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 4th February 2018
    Don’t be fooled by the title, what you can see is actually a Roman villa and bath house, and hypocaust. This is quite impressive, but the actual fort is over the fence on church land who don’t want... Read full review
  • thedoc1308
    Trip Type:
    Great Roman Baths
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 22nd January 2018
    Must see if in the area. Part of this site was exposed by time team. Good example of roman britain outskirts Read full review
  • Rachel C
    Darlington, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Interesting afternoon
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 22nd January 2018
    We visited Binchester as my husband is interested in all things Roman. We both found it very interesting despite it being quite a small attraction. Worth a visit but probably better when the weather... Read full review



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Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Access Information

Opening Times

2018 (9 June 2018 - 31 Oct 2018)
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 16:30
Bank Holiday11:00 - 16:30

* (open 9th June 2018)  - See for updates.
Saturday April until Wednesday 31st October 11.00am – 4.30pm. July, August and September 10.00am – 4.30pm.

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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