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A Palace fit for Kings, built for Prince Bishops Auckland Castle Trust is transforming this 900 year old Bishop’s Palace from an unknown and almost unvisited private dwelling into a vibrant and fascinating visitor experience. Auckland Castle stands...more
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Loved our walk around the grounds of this olde style building. Sorry I didn't take any photos. But at the minute (Sept 2018) it's like a building site and it's not very wheelchair friendly unless you have a powered chair. Not sure what it's going...More
You can still visit the grounds and it is lovely for a picnic. The grounds go down to the river and you can look across to Binchester Roman Camp. The castle has a great history and will be well worth visiting next year.
If you could Bottle Bishop Auckland, what would The Label Say?
'Slowly Brewed for over One Thousand Years, to this Present Day'!
Contains a Nine Hundred year old Castle, a neat Church and imposing Town hall;
With Architecture that's so Awesome, the Town Centre will...More
The castle itself is undergoing serious restoration work, so I'll have to call back another time, but the deer house is quaint and, to my knowledge, unique.
essentially, it's a place where the Georgian gentry could picnic whilst watching the deer from close quarters in...More
The Castle(Palace) at Bishop Auckland is being renovated outside and inside to bring it back to how it wad in the distant past.
Work continues daily on this Gem in the Land of the Prince Bishops.
Don't let this work put you off a visit...More