Built by William the Conquerer, this medieval castle was the home of Durham's Prince-Bishops for centuries. It contains two chapels, one of which dates from 1080.
Quick Facts on Durham Castle
- Other names
- Durham Castle
- 1072 - 16th C
- Phone number
- 0191 334 3800
- Opening hours
- Admission by guided tour only.
During school term: Mon-Fri 2pm, 3pm, 4pm
During school holidays: Mon-Fri 10am, 11am, noon, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm
Closed Dec 25-Jan 3 and during special events - call ahead ensure availability.
- Adults £5; concessions £3.50
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