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Barnard Castle

| Scar Top, Barnard Castle DL12 8PR, England
+44 1833 638212
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This is a must see place if you like castles this castle is steeped in history. Such a nice place... read more

Reviewed today
Gary P
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Lovely walks

I often stop in Barnard Castle on the way to my daughters. Costa coffee is normally my first port... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
153Mary
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| Scar Top, Barnard Castle DL12 8PR, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is a must see place if you like castles this castle is steeped in history. Such a nice place and stunning views owned by English heritage and plenty of shops around the village.

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I often stop in Barnard Castle on the way to my daughters. Costa coffee is normally my first port of call (though there are a number of little coffee shops) followed by one of the many charity shops to look at the selection of books....More

Thank 153Mary
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loads of parking can be found within 2 to 10 minutes walk of the castle. Allow 1 to 2 hours, nice place for a picnic with great views to the river.

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Barnard Castle is a charming, small town, with tall old houses clustering the streets and a ruinous castle hiding behind. There are great views from the castle, which guards the River Tees and we enjoyed coffee and cake in a tiny cafe and second hand...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Barnard Castle is a great little town to have a wander around and browse the increasing number of lovely little independent shops.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great little market town with good shops, Antiques, cafes, pubs, a massive art museum, castle, rundown abbey Middle of nowhere it might be but it's certainly in the map We really enjoyed are wanderings and look forward to returning 😀

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 1 week ago

English Heritage,Large site with plenty to see , great views out over the town, limited access to some of the site esp. if you have mobility issues. Steep walk down to the river and bridge but nice walk if you fancy a trek .... Site...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for a scone and coffee. So glad we did. Very nice indeed, and the Staff very friendly, will certainly be back, the other food looked very good too.

Thank pldc999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a lovely market town with a good choice of eateries and things to do. Most pubs are dog friendly although some of the artisan bread shops are overly expensive. It has a very busy high street with traffic to match. Having said that I...More

Thank RogerD57
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really interesting old ruin . Although a ruin it is still possible with the help of info boards to imagine life in the castle all those years ago . The layout is impressive and the views from the tower of the town...More

Thank Anonpeo
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elwood2016
11 May 2016|
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Response from Rosangela-TM16 | Reviewed this property |
Indeed it is a lovely place. However to someone who lives in a tropical country sunny all year long, when you go to BC in winter time, when it is raining, dark, short days, it is very different. ;)
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