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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 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    186
  • Very Good
    94
  • Average
    19
  • Poor
    6
  • Terrible
    1

Recent Reviews:

  • Ian S
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Under renovation
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 29th April 2018
    The Castle(Palace) at Bishop Auckland is being renovated outside and inside to bring it back to how it wad in the distant past. Work continues daily on this Gem in the Land of the Prince Bishops... Read full review
  • whatyaseeiswhatyaget
    Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Beautiful local gem
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th April 2018
    Well worth a visit although currently under major construction. We visit often in all weathers as the grounds are extensive and the Castle, history & items inside very interesting Read full review
  • 938fjg
    Ulverston, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Castle was shut,Deer House impressive
    3 of 5 stars
    Friday, 6th April 2018
    We were in the area and popped in last August. the castle was shut for extensive renovation and as far as the security was concerned there were no tours of any kind. Walked through the park down to... 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 2018

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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