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Durham Castle Tours

From £4.00
Durham University
Palace Green
Durham City
County Durham
DH1 3RW

Tel: +44 0191 334 2932

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Durham Castle Tours

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adults£5.00 per ticket type
Concessions£4.00 per ticket type
Family day ticket£15.00 per ticket type

Durham University Students and Infants free.

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Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
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Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    513
  • Very Good
    305
  • Average
    86
  • Poor
    29
  • Terrible
    22

Recent Reviews:

  • busyor
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Worth a visit while in Durham
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 11th December 2017
    You have to take a tour to visit the castle and the guide will be a student at the university. The university uses the castle as a dormitory, so you can't visit much of it. In fact, we only the hall... Read full review
  • FlyingHamilton
    Tauranga, New Zealand
    A short tour, but worth doing
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 9th December 2017
    The tour only lasts an hour or two, but was well worth it. The Cathedral is often more popular as it's much grander, but the Castle tour was very interesting. I would recommend booking the tour, and... Read full review
  • Jon B
    Kent, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Student accommodation with a difference.
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 6th December 2017
    Pleasant guided tour very informative. Interesting history linking it to the cathedral. Nice staircase with plenty of details and a definate slant. Read full review

Access Information

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* When there are no private events booked, tours are usually available every day at 1315, 1415, 1515 and 1615. During University vacations, tours are also normally offered at 1015, 1115 and 1215 noon.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A1(M). From the A1(M) take the A690 to Durham.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Durham Station. The Durham Cathedral bus (every 20 minutes) links the railway station, North Road (for bus station), Market Place, and car and coach parks with the cathedral and castle. For more information see Durham County Council's web site www.durham.gov.uk or contact Traveline on 0871 200 22 33, www.traveline.info. Calls cost 10p per minute plus any charges your network provider makes

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