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a Castle in the town of Bishop Auckland, in the county of County Durham

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About Auckland Castle

With its grand arch, Auckland Castle, also known as Auckland Palace or the Bishop's Castle, is the official residence of the Bishop of Durham and has been owned by the diocese for 800 years. Open to the public

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The Castle Bar Hotel in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England3 stars

The Castle Bar Hotel

Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
Situated within a few metres of the historic Auckland Castle, in the centre of Market Town in Bishop Auckland, The Castle Bar Hotel features a bar and free Wi-Fi. Durham is a 21-minute drive away....
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The Aclet in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England

The Aclet

Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England (1.5 miles, 2.5 km, direction S)
The Aclet offers pet-friendly accommodation in Bishop Auckland. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site. Each room comes with a flat-screen TV. You will find a ket...
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Etherley Dene Farm in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England

Etherley Dene Farm

Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England (1.7 miles, 2.7 km, direction SW)
Featuring a garden, Etherley Dene Farm is a holiday home located in Bishop Auckland in the Durham Region. The cottage is 2.6 km from Auckland Castle. There is a dining area and a kitchen. A TV and DV...
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The Quarry Burn Guest House & Restaurant in Hunwick, County Durham, England4 stars

The Quarry Burn Guest House & Restaurant

Hunwick, County Durham, England (2.4 miles, 3.9 km, direction NW)
Situated in Hunwick, 32 km from Newcastle upon Tyne, The Quarry Burn Guest House & Restaurant features a restaurant, bar and free WiFi. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV. You will find a ke...
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Laburnum Cottage in Spennymoor, County Durham, England

Laburnum Cottage

Spennymoor, County Durham, England (2.5 miles, 4.0 km, direction E)
Laburnum Cottage is a holiday home set in Spennymoor, 33 km from Newcastle upon Tyne. The unit is 12 km from Durham. The kitchen features an oven. There is a private bathroom with a bath or shower....
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