Escomb Saxon Church

From £0.00
Saxon Green
Escomb
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 7SX

Tel: +44 01388 768898

Add Escomb Saxon Church to your Itinerary

Escomb Saxon Church

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
FreeFree

Small donation requested for guided tours.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      70
    • Very Good
      12
    • Average
      4
    • Poor
      1
    • Terrible
      1

    Recent Reviews:

    • Brian C
      Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
      The oldest Church in England - and still in use
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 4th September 2019
      1300 years old and still going strong. A magnificent old church believed built from stone previously used nearby by the Romans at one of their forts. One could spend time here just sitting and... Read full review
    • fruitbat69
      Leeds, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Beautiful gem
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 27th October 2019
      What a find! This is a lovely little Saxon church, in its original grounds. A fascinating look at one of the oldest churches in England, with excellent notes and descriptions. Read full review
    • Sean002
      Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
      The oldest Saxon church in England
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 7th December 2019
      This is a wondrous small Church and amazing to see it standing proud after having been on the site since around 675AD.It also has the oldest sun dial in its original setting in the Country and... Read full review

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Access Information

    Opening Times

    Jun - Sept 2020 (1 June 2019 - 30 Sept 2020)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday09:00 - 18:00
    Jan - May 2020 (1 Jan 2020 - 31 May 2020)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday09:00 - 16:00

    * 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.

    What's Nearby

    1. Auckland Castle Deer House and Park

      Auckland Castle commands a prominent position overlooking the River Wear, surrounded by…

      1.42 miles away
    2. Binchester Roman Fort

      Remains of Commandant's house and neighbouring bath-house containing one of the best…

      1.46 miles away
    1. The Auckland Project - Auckland Tower

      Your visit to The Auckland Project begins at Auckland Tower, where you can find all the…

      1.47 miles away
    2. Low Barns Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

      One of our region’s most important wildlife sites, this wetland reserve, bordered by the…

      1.94 miles away
    3. Whitworth Hall Country Park

      Historic parkland with resident deer, ornamental lake, children's playground and Grade II…

      4.08 miles away
    4. Locomotion

      At Locomotion you can see highlights of the national collection of railway vehicles in…

      4.32 miles away
    5. Durham Mining Museum

      Spennymoor Town Hall has it’s dedicated memorial to the works and lives lost during the…

      4.76 miles away
    6. Brancepeth Castle

      Brancepeth is one of the oldest castles in the North East. The building today is a…

      5.2 miles away
    7. Hamsterley Forest

      Information point and tearoom, cycle hire and forest drive with children's play area.…

      6.06 miles away
    8. DLI Collection at Sevenhills

      The Durham Light Infantry Collection has moved to Sevenhills at Spennymoor. Items from…

      6.13 miles away
    9. Raby Castle

      Medieval Raby Castle, home of Lord Barnard's family since 1626, includes a 200 acre deer…

      6.42 miles away
    Previous Next

    Search What's Nearby

    Product Type
    Proximity
    Within miles