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
Children 5yrs and over£4.00 per ticket type
Concessions over 60s£4.00 per ticket type
Family day ticket (2+3)£15.00 per ticket type

Infants - Free
Durham University Campus Card holders - Free
Group Admission Prices (For parties of 10 or more) - Adult– £4.50, Concession – £3.50

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  • VAQAS VB Attraction
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Awards

  • Visit EnglandVAQAS VAQAS 2019

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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    677
  • Very Good
    396
  • Average
    110
  • Poor
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  • Terrible
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Recent Reviews:

  • DJBURTY
    Coventry
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Impressive Working Castle
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 9th November 2019
    We are in Durham for the first time. We spent an hour or so around the Cathedral which is so impressive. We then took a tour of the Castle. Great value for money at £5 each. The tour lasted around an... Read full review
  • S4644SRjuliem
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Short, Sweet Guided Tour
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 11th November 2019
    We bought our tickets at the University Library right next to the entrance to the Castle. (Note that current Durham University students do not have to buy a ticket.) Simon, our tour guide, was very... Read full review
  • bdon257
    Morpeth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    The Castle as part of Lumiere
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 16th November 2019
    We visited the city during the annual Lumiere Festival and The Castle was used as a huge screen for one of the larger sound and light shows. It was an impressive use of its commanding position high... Read full review

Access Information

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* 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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