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Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

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  • 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 »
  • Visitors to Co Durham oft head straight to Durham City, the Cathedral, Castle and River walks. Others go off in search of the mining heritage of Beamish Museum but in doing so they miss out on a real ...  more »
  • I live locally, and Auckland Castle and it's grounds are beautiful. Enjoyed many an afternoon with family and grandchildren visiting the deer house and taking in the lovely grounds in the park. It's g...  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!