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
    191
  • Very Good
    103
  • Average
    19
  • Poor
    7
  • Terrible
    1

Recent Reviews:

  • Nicky H
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Visit to Castle
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 12th December 2018
    Interesting building with wonderful ceilings and decoration - undergoing renovation - it was good to see the whole area being upgraded. Read full review
  • Lee67
    N yorks
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Deer park
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 29th December 2018
    Lovely visit, surprised how much land the park covers. Lovely for a dog walk, right in the town centre, so handy for pubs and cafes. Will be back when the castle reopens. Read full review
  • 764graemeh
    Durham, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Share the Dream of One Man...You Can!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 13th January 2019
    One Man, Jonathan Ruffer, had a Dream that ALL Can Share; Transformation of a Valley Town, to attract Three Hundred Thousand Every Year! A Castle, the Private Palace of 'Prince Bishops', established... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Access Statement - Please see below

Access Information

Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* 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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