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
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Awards

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

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    195
  • Very Good
    106
  • Average
    19
  • Poor
    7
  • Terrible
    1

Recent Reviews:

  • R N
    Hartlepool, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Called in as part of the food festival..
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 19th April 2019
    Popped in for a stroll around theCastle grounds and my goodness, there is a lot of work going on to bring this attraction right up to date. By an extraordinary coincidence three days later I attended... Read full review
  • monideepad
    Bangalore District, India
    Auckland Castle : Peaceful Walk in the Picturesque Parkland around
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 8th June 2019
    During my tour of the Durham Castle, our guide had mentioned about the Auckland Castle and had said that somewhere down the line, the Bishops has decided to make it their ‘principal seat’. This bit... Read full review
  • Tangoj63
    Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Renovation ongoing but part of castle open
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 24th June 2019
    The Auckland project started a couple of years ago and the Tower, Miners art Gallery and part of the castle is now open. It cost 60p to park for 2 hours a couple of minutes walk away and is well... 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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