Your Visit

What's On

Auckland Castle is now closed to daily visits to allow for restoration and redevelopment work to begin. However we have events planned throughout the year, take a look below to see what we have to offer.

Take a look at the details below to find out more information about all our events.


No.42 See a snapshot of the work carried out by ACT

Heritage Skills Learn traditional skills from experts

Craft Skills Festival Have a go at making something by hand

Tours Explore the past and future of Bishop Auckland

Sporting Events Summer runs for all ages and abilities

Auckland Park FREE entry to the medieval deer park

Auckland Castle Discover Auckland Castle’s history

Before You Visit

In this section, we have gathered together practical information that will help you to plan your visit, such as journey times, parking, food and room hire options, where to stay and other interesting places locally.

Visiting Times Planning ahead, everything you need to know

Accessibility Information on the accessibility of Auckland Castle and its grounds

local attractions There's loads to do nearby

Accommodation Staying over night in County Durham

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