The Auckland Project

Market Place
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 7NR

Tel: +44 01388 743750

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The Auckland Project


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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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  • Richard B
    Blackpool, United Kingdom
    2 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 3rd October 2018
    was informed this was a good place to visit, however on arrival we found it closed until next year, no access to the grounds either Read full review
  • NorfolkNaomi
    Trip Type:
    Nice walk
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 24th September 2018
    Unfortunately the castle itself is closed until 2019 but the deer park adjacent is open and is nice to walk around; go up to the deer house it is very impressive. Read full review
  • Gordon S
    Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Family walk
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 16th September 2018
    Loved our walk around the grounds of this olde style building. Sorry I didn't take any photos. But at the minute (Sept 2018) it's like a building site and it's not very wheelchair friendly unless you... Read full review



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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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