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Durham Castle Tours

From £4.00
Durham University
Palace Green
Durham City
County Durham

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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Recent Reviews:

  • Al-Shumba
    Luton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Guided tour around the castle
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 18th March 2018
    We visited Durham castle and had the guided tour around the castle, which was reasonably priced. The Castle is in use as residential accommodation for the University students so parts are not... Read full review
  • junew10
    Derbyshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Amazing Castle
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 16th March 2018
    Very interesting guided tour of this imposing castle.Well worth a visit and reasonably priced admission Read full review
  • uksharpy
    Auckland, New Zealand
    Trip Type:
    Amazing History still alive
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 5th March 2018
    An incredible glimpse into the past, and seeing how it is still being used today. Take a camera and good walking shoes, and set aside the day for the tour around the top of the Hill - Castle and... Read full review

Access Information

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* 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 or contact Traveline on 0871 200 22 33, Calls cost 10p per minute plus any charges your network provider makes

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