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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
All reviews prince bishops deer park well worth a visit walled garden art gallery restoration work behind the scenes open to the public great history market place local history town centre nice walk next year zurbaran jacob palace
Popped in for a stroll around theCastle grounds and my goodness, there is a lot of work going on to bring this attraction right up to date. By an extraordinary coincidence three days later I attended a talk about the development. This will be one...More
I visited especially to walk in the deer park so didn't go into the palace but the Tower in the town square in front of the palace entrance gives a comprehensive history on its exterior walls. An interesting approach to sharing local history.
One Man, Jonathan Ruffer, had a Dream that ALL Can Share;
Transformation of a Valley Town, to attract Three Hundred Thousand Every Year!
A Castle, the Private Palace of 'Prince Bishops', established by Norman Kings of yore;
Roman Fortifications supporting Wear Valley's History, proferring Artefacts...More
Attended the opening day for Auckland tower with a young lady visiting from Brazil. Staff and volunteers couldn’t have been more helpful and friendly. We did the guided tour of the castle ( still being refurbished) it has such a fascinating history. Can’t wait to...More