Durham Castle Tours

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

Tel: +44 0191 334 2932

Add Durham Castle Tours to your Itinerary

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

Video

  • Video

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

  • Visit EnglandVAQAS VAQAS 2019

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    660
  • Very Good
    393
  • Average
    109
  • Poor
    36
  • Terrible
    27

Recent Reviews:

  • K3408OAjulier
    Newport, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Wonderful Tour
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 12th September 2019
    We visited Durham with an aim to see the cathedral then saw a sign advertising castle tours we weren’t disappointed. Our tour guide Daniel was very informative and nothing was too much trouble for... Read full review
  • SunnyMick
    Durham, United Kingdom
    A fantastic Castle!
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 12th September 2019
    As with the Cathedral it's difficult to go anywhere in this city without seeing the castle somewhere in the background. Well worth going right up there to get a closer look! Read full review
  • mooney3h
    Doncaster, United Kingdom
    Definitely a real gem
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 14th September 2019
    We booked a tour of the castle for £5 and it is worth every penny.Our tour guide Simon is informative and clearly loves the building and the history.Lots to see and to be in the Norman chapel was a... 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

You May Also Like...

Durham CityDurham City, Durham CityA beautiful city with winding cobbled streets packed with history, culture and stunning architecture. Guarded by the River Wear, Durham City with its dramatic skyline never fails to impress.

Sunday, 15th September 2019 - Sunday, 15th September 2019

Thursday, 19th September 2019 - Thursday, 19th September 2019

Heritage Open Days 2019 - Durham Castle ToursExperience a self-guided visit to Durham Castle and stroll around at your own pace on Sunday 15th Sept or take part in a free guided tour on Thursday 19th. A 1000 year old castle, which was once the seat of po
more info

What's Nearby

  1. DLI Collection at Palace Green Library

    Explore the history of the Durham Light Infantry enjoying items from the collection with…

    0.04 miles away
  2. Museum of Archaeology

    Living on the Hills - 10,000 years of Durham. This permanent exhibition uses objects from…

    0.07 miles away
  3. Palace Green Library

    Palace Green Library, in the heart of Durham city, holds Durham University's special…

    0.08 miles away
  1. Durham Town Hall

    The Town Hall has been central to life in Durham city for more than 650 years. A recent…

    0.12 miles away
  2. Open Treasure at Durham Cathedral

    Open Treasure is a new world-class exhibition route which transforms public access to…

    0.12 miles away
  3. St. Margaret of Antioch Church

    St Margaret of Antioch: a friendly parish church in the heart of Durham. Over many…

    0.13 miles away
  4. Durham Cathedral

    Thought by many to be the finest example of Norman church architecture in England, with…

    0.14 miles away
  5. Durham Cathedral Tours

    Discover the hidden history of Durham Cathedral with one of our regular guided tours.…

    0.14 miles away
  6. Durham Cathedral Towers

    Visitors can conquer the 325 steps and enjoy unrivalled views over historic Durham City…

    0.14 miles away
  7. Bertie's Play Barn

    A bigger and better stay and play for winter, a real adventure for growing minds!…

    0.14 miles away
  8. Prince Bishop River Cruiser and Browns Rowing Boats

    The Prince Bishop River Cruiser offers cruises with spectacular views of historic Durham…

    0.15 miles away
  9. St. Nicholas Church

    The Church in the Marketplace of Durham City.

    0.15 miles away
  10. Durham Museum and Heritage Centre

    Local history museum housed in historic church near cathedral. Tells the story of Durham…

    0.15 miles away
  11. St. John's Church

    St John’s draws together people of all ages and backgrounds to follow Christ.  

    0.24 miles away
  12. North Road Methodist Church

    Grade 2 listed Bethel chapel, which is now a Methodist Church dates back to 1853.

    0.26 miles away
  13. Christchurch Durham

    Christchurch Durham is an Anglican Evangelical Church in Durham, please see website for…

    0.3 miles away
Previous Next

Search What's Nearby

Product Type
Proximity
Within miles