Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

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  • As the Castle is being renovated only the chapel is open for visits. We visited on a Saturday, a very knowledgable gentleman of 'mature' years enthralled us with his knowledge. There's no admission ch...  more »
  • Check out my profile and you will see I get around a bit, that said we live a mile or so from Auckland Castle and for whatever reason have never visited. We somehow stumbled in last Saturday afternoon...  more »
  • thought we would stop by as we had some spare time and really pleased that we did, there was so much to do for all the family and we had a thoroughly enjoyable time, interactive and interesting and we...  more »
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  • Castle grounds were immaculate, the castle itself was closed due to building work currently been undertaken. Worth a return trip to fully explore it
  • Beautiful castle and stunning grounds. Definitely worth a visit.
  • Looks great. Waiting till the refurbishment is done.
  • Beautiful grounds to walk dogs and enjoy a whole afternoon. Mr. Ruffer seams to be doing a lot for the town. PITY THE WHOLE EXPERIENCE WITH IS SPOILED WITH THE KNOWLEDGE THAT FOXES ARE TORN TO BITS BY HOUNDS IN THESE GROUNDS. No place in this day and age. Ban South Durham Hunt .
  • I first visited Auckland Castle a month and a half ago and returned again recently, having so enjoyed it. I was especially privileged to experience the overwhelming Janet Cardiff 40 Part Motet installation on both occasions. The building was beautiful and interesting, the exhibitions were superb, the staff were friendly and helpful, and the audio-visuals were outstanding. Highly recommended!

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