The Garden Guide

Auckland Castle Park

The country residence of the Bishops of Durham, since Norman times, is set in a deer park. It once extended to 500 acres. The River Gaunless is partly canalised and there are both avenues and clumps of old trees. The Deer House (1760) is maintained by English Heritage.

Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England, DL14 7NR

All year, Daily, Open 7am to sunset.

Entrance free

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