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The Auckland Project

Market Place
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 7NR

Tel: +44 01388 743750

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The Auckland Project

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    182
  • Very Good
    93
  • Average
    18
  • Poor
    6
  • Terrible
    1

Recent Reviews:

  • Beccib21
    Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Winter Sun
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 20th January 2018
    Excellent local walk in all weathers. Particularly special on crispy snow in winter sun. Selection of nearby coffee shops too. Read full review
  • Annette J
    United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Splendidly Scenic Walking...
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 28th December 2017
    The beautifully kept grounds are full of undulating paths and gentle banks to roam, and are spacious enough that you may immerse yourself in the surroundings and feel you're the only person... Read full review
  • mark a
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Closed ... renovations
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 24th December 2017
    Wear your wellies! I suspect the Deer Park wander we embarked on would have been lovely had we worn sane footwear. Lots of building work going on ...super looking miners art gallery nearby ... closed... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Access Statement - Please see below

Access Information

Opening Times

Auckland Castle Park (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Kindly note: the Castle is now closed for restoration, however keep a look out as we will have many activities throughout 2017.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A1(M). From the A1(M) take the A689 to Bishop Auckland.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Bishop Auckland Station. Proceed along Newgate Street to the Market Place and castle is through clock tower gate in far corner of the square.

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