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Visitors to Bishop Auckland are sure to enjoy the bars. Tourists can also enjoy the city's coffee shops, spas and parks. Top sights around the area include Bowes Museum, Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle.
Cultural venues in the city include Killhope Lead Mining Museum, Low Barns Visitor Centre and Weardale Museum. The city is notable for landmarks like Auckland Castle, Escomb Saxon Church and Binchester Roman Fort. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the countryside and Hamsterley Forest.
Popular places to visit outside the city include Bowes Museum, located 11.9 mi (19.2 km) from the heart of the city, and Durham Cathedral, which is 15.7 mi (25.3 km) away.
If you want to explore the larger area, hop on a train at Bishop Auckland Station. Bishop Auckland may not have many public transport options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximise your time.