Trains to Bishop Auckland
Bishop Auckland is a historic market town in County Durham with a fascinating story to tell.
Bishop Auckland offers outstanding hotels to relax and unwind in, restaurants that tantilise the taste buds and so many unique attractions to choose from, you'll be spoilt for choice in this up and coming town.
Things to do in Bishop Auckland
The adventure begins with The Auckland Project’s unique collection of heritage attractions, galleries, gardens and parkland surrounding Auckland Castle and the Market Place.
Venture beyond the Market Place to enjoy heritage railway rides and the spectacular live-action outdoor show Kynren, a truly unique experience not available anywhere else in the UK.
Budget Friendly Things to do in Bishop Auckland
There are plenty of budget-friendly and free things to do in Bishop Auckland. Enjoy far-reaching views from Auckland Tower, explore the 150-acre Deer Park and soak up the atmosphere at the annual Bishop Auckland Food Festival.
The town’s main attractions (Auckland Castle and Gardens, Spanish Gallery and Mining Art Gallery) are all included with The Auckland Project Annual Pass so you can pay once and enjoy unlimited access throughout the year.
The finest place to Stay in Bishop Auckland
It takes more than a day to delve into over a thousand years of history.
We recommend staying for at least two nights to explore everything the historic town of Bishop Auckland has to offer.
The Best Places to Eat in Bishop Auckland
With so much to see and do, you’ll work up a healthy appetite during your visit to Bishop Auckland.
Thankfully the town offers an excellent range of restaurants and cafes within easy reach of the Market Place, all catering for a range of dietary requirements.
How to get to Bishop Auckland
The closest LNER station to Bishop Auckland is Darlington. From Darlington, you can connect onto local train services for a short journey into Bishop Auckland.
Find trains to Darlington here.