Escomb Saxon Church

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Saxon Green
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 7SX

Tel: +44 01388 768898

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Escomb Saxon Church

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Small donation requested for guided tours.


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Recent Reviews:

  • John M
    Lyon, France
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    The church remains a peaceful oasis still used for prayer and reflection over 1400 years later.
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 10th February 2019
    One of the earliest Saxon churches to be completed in the UK and a place of worship since about 670 AD, it is situated approximately two miles west of Bishop Auckland in the Wear Valley. This is a... Read full review
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    The test of time
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 12th April 2019
    Looked amazing from outside but didn't venture in as had to go to a nearby house for key and we were in a hurry. Read full review
  • paulyfb
    Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th April 2019
    Stunning church come have a look. Great outside, have a look inside too. I visited here when I went to infant and primary school at top of Hill. Very nice. You won’t be disappointed Read full review


Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Access Information

Opening Times

Jan - May 2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 May 2019)
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 16:00
Jun - Sept 2019 (1 June 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 18:00

* Church open 1 Jan-31 May 0900-1600; 1 Jun-30 Sep, daily 0900-1800. Key available in daylight hours up to 18:00. Key hangs outside No. 28 Saxon Green behind the Church.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A68. From the A68 follow the signs from Witton Park to Escomb.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Bishop Auckland station. Take 'Escomb Road' (near Station). Continue along B6284 (Etherley Road). Straight across roundabout. Take right turn for Escomb Village after passing garage on left hand side. Bus 50 and 50A goes to Escomb on its journey between Durham and Bishop Auckland. No bus service available on Sundays.

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