A civil parish as well a market town, Bishop Auckland is located in Durham of England. With an estimated population of 24,392 this place has historical significance. During the times of Industrial Revolution, the place was prosperous due to its coal mining industry but by the time the 20th century came, the place’s major industry is manufacturing.
The major source of revenue for this place is tourism while the other part comes from manufacturing. Popular employer of the area is Ebac. Some of the top tourist attractions of the place include Auckland Castle's Gatehouse, Binchester Roman Fort, Newton Cap Viaduct, Escomb Saxon Church, St Andrew's Parish Church and the St Helen's Church.
With proper transportation facility in the form of railway line, airports, buses and coaches, one can easily travel to the other parts of England.
There are several primary and secondary schools that look after the education of the residents of the place.
One of the most notable characters in the world of movies Stan Laurel of Laurel and Hardy fame spent his early childhood in this area.
From a tourist’s viewpoint the place is a must see as the place is steeped in architectural buildings of different eras.