Check out the activities we have planned at Auckland Castle over the next few months: from seasonal events, chapel services and temporary exhibitions to talks & lectures, outdoor theatre and concerts
We have free guided tours of the castle daily at 11.30am and 2.30pm.
Due to private events the Castle will close at 2pm on Saturday 23 July. On Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 July, the Castle will remain open but there may be some disruption to your visitor experience.
Auckland Castle Discover Auckland Castle’s history
Exhibitions Current exhibitions at the castle
The Library Tea Room Enjoy a light lunch or afternoon tea
Auckland Park FREE entry to the medieval deer park
Family Events Activities for all the family to enjoy
Heritage Skills Learn traditional skills from experts
Talks & Lectures Specialist speakers illuminate our history and exhibitions
Concerts Bishop Auckland Musical Society concerts
Chapel Services Monthly services in the chapel
Outdoor Events Fun activities in the castle grounds
Food Events Fine dining and other treats
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.