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

Video

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Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

  • Visit EnglandVAQAS VAQAS 2019
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    645
  • Very Good
    381
  • Average
    109
  • Poor
    35
  • Terrible
    26

Recent Reviews:

  • mbcott
    Cottingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    An Interesting Visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 10th July 2019
    This impressive looking building is primarily used as student accommodation and you have to book a tour to see inside. It’s good value and our guide was entertaining. Unfortunately photography isn’t... Read full review
  • drsue22
    Petersfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Unexpected highlight - fab value for a fiver
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 10th July 2019
    Our guide Charles made the tour come alive with both encyclopaedic knowledge and a clear love of his subject but also a cracking sense of humour. Read full review
  • Uktraveller492
    Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Informative and witty guide
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 11th July 2019
    As others have said the castle is a working part of the university and therefore not all parts are visited. Photography is not permitted either. Nevertheless you get to see some fascinating parts... 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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