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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Recent Reviews:

  • alexadams62
    Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Good walks around the grounds and history
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 25th January 2020
    Visited here while my friends and I were in Bishop Auckland today. The Castle was closed due to getting work done to it so we had walk around the deer park which is near the castle and learned a lot... Read full review
  • 199claret
    Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
    Bishop Auckland’s special treasure
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 26th January 2020
    I would advise a visit to the recently re-opened Auckland Castle in February this year. It is such a celebration of the heritage of the town and of its massive importance in the story of the North... Read full review
  • Suratrichard
    Surat Thani, Thailand
    Interesting and imaginative
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 28th January 2020
    Firstly, when entering, buy the Auckland Pass which is valid for a year and covers the Castle, miners gallery and the tower. Concessions are available. The pass means you can visit again at any time... Read full review



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Access Information

Opening Times

Open daily (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2020)
Monday - Sunday07:00 - 17:00

* 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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