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Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland
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Auckland Castle has been the Palace of the Prince Bishops of Durham for over 900 years, this hidden gem is now fully open to the public, why not come and discover it for yourself?
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  • The castle is closed for renovation but the restaurant is open until November certain special events will be held at certain times see the castle web site for details 
  • found the castle rather empty, i was expecting more furniture to view and more antiques, it was very disappointing what with all the big build up to this being a good place to visit. don't think we wi...  more »
  • Its just lovely. Hidden away behind Bishop Auckland you would never know it was there or how beautiful it is. Its a lovely walk, well kept and really interesting to see. The chapel and the art gallery...  more »