Brancepeth Castle

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Brancepeth Castle is located in Brancepeth, a picturesque old estate village located 4 miles south-west of Durham City.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Open to the public for special events only


Charges vary according to the events held. Please see individual events listings for details

Travel directions:

Brancepeth is about 4 miles south-west of Durham on the A690 (Sat-Nav DH7 8DF), about a fifteen minute drive. Once in Brancepeth village, turn at the crossroads off the A690. Drive through the gates. The castle is on your right. There is ample parking on the grass flanking the castle. Public Transport: The Arriva 46 (Crook) bus links Brancepeth to Durham City bus station.

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities information:

Disabled access and facilities.

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