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Pictures of Auckland Castle

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

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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Recommended towns & villages near Auckland Castle

Bishops Park,Bishop Auckland,Durham

Bishop Auckland (142 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of County Durham

(0.4 miles, 0.6 km)

This was the busy social and commercial centre of the south-west Durham coalfield, but the town is actually much older than the Industrial Revolution, although that historic.....

Escomb Saxon Church

Escomb (7 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham

(1.7 miles, 2.8 km, direction W)

Lying in a prominent position ringed by the River Wear, Escomb is best known for its magnificent Saxon Church reputed to be built from stones brought from the near-by ruined Roman Fort at Binchester...

St John the Evangelist Church

Kirk Merrington (49 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham

(3.1 miles, 4.9 km, direction E)

Kirk Merrington is a pretty, hilltop village overlooking the Wear Valley and the Cleveland Hills...

Elvet Bridge, over the River Wear; Durham City

Durham (403 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of County Durham

(8.3 miles, 13.3 km, direction NE)

Durham as a town reflects the long history of its magnificent castle and cathedral with its winding streets, ancient market place and alleyways and other old churches to discover.....

Wolsingham

Wolsingham (18 Pictures)

in the county of County Durham

(9.7 miles, 15.6 km, direction NW)

This is a lovely village lying on the edge of the North Pennines in an area of great scenic beauty. It is a wild and beautiful landscape dotted only by scattered farms with meadows full of grazing sheep and cattle...

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Recommended attractions near Auckland Castle

Raby Castle

Raby Castle (29 Pictures)

(7.5 miles, 12.0 km, direction SW)

Arriving close to Staindrop from almost any direction the view of Raby Castle, built by the powerful Nevill family in the.....

Durham Castle

Durham Castle (33 Pictures)

(7.5 miles, 12.0 km, direction NE)

Durham Castle is another one of Durham's magnificent buildings. It was founded in 1072 and such was the impregnability of the.....

Durham Cathedral, Durham

Durham Cathedral (148 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.3 km, direction NE)

One of the finest buildings in the world. This huge cathedral which is third only to Canterbury and York in ecclesiastical.....

Double rainbow

Hamsterley Forest (12 Pictures)

(10.9 miles, 17.5 km, direction W)

Hampsterley Forest encompasses over five thousand acres, it is a combination of parkland and forest, giving access to some of the.....

Bowes Museum.. Near Barnard Castle...3rd October 2004.

Bowes Museum (11 Pictures)

(12.9 miles, 20.7 km, direction SW)

Josephine Bowes, wife of John Bowes was a Parisian actress, and perhaps this shows in the choice of building they chose as a.....


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