Welcome to The Auckland Project One Historic Town, Seven Attractions, Two Thousand Years of History

About The Auckland Project

We are a regeneration charity with a difference. Working together with the people of Bishop Auckland, we are using art, culture and heritage to fuel long-term change and build a brighter future for our town. By visiting our attractions, you will become part of this story. Thank you.

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Our Attractions

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Walled Garden

The Gardens surrounding Auckland Castle are also being restored to their former glory. The lower part of the 17th-century Walled Garden is now blooming and ready to welcome visitors, and you can sample the food grown here in our cafes and restaurants.

Plan your visit

Find everything you need here to plan your day out including opening times, prices, directions and Group information.

Mining Art Gallery

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