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Barnard Castle

| Scar Top, Barnard Castle DL12 8PR, England
+44 1833 638212
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Highly recommend a visit but not on a Wednesday

There is no parking on site so you need to park in the town and although there are plenty of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
north luffenham
via mobile
Amazing castle

Has an unprotected Richard 3 wild boar emblem on the wall. Amazing spot for a castle. Not many... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kendal, United Kingdom
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| Scar Top, Barnard Castle DL12 8PR, England
+44 1833 638212
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is no parking on site so you need to park in the town and although there are plenty of parking spaces it is busy and especially on a Wednesday which is market day. The town itself has a variety of shops for pottering in....More

Thank pad4535
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Has an unprotected Richard 3 wild boar emblem on the wall. Amazing spot for a castle. Not many proper paths which is not good when rainy and would. Help having a proper path to follow.

Thank Tigerlove50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Barnard Castle itself is an extensive and interesting ruined castle overlooking the River Tees. It's advisable to go there on a sunny day. Lots of space for children to run about. There's one toilet and it's terrible. The door won't close or lock. You have...More

1  Thank MVC499
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful Castle in the market town of Barnard Castle. Worth a visit any time. Lovely views of the River Tees. There is no parking at the Castle but there is free limited time parking on the main street. There is also a Morrisons with a...More

1  Thank CaronIan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As with Richmond (reviewed elsewhere) Barnard Castle was built with it's western wall along a cliff leading down to a major river, in this case the Tees, accordingly the fortifications of this clearly strategic site could be concentrated to the north and east. The castle...More

1  Thank c_brown637
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having planned a journey north from home, this was our first stop of the day. As it opens at 10am, it gave us a chance to get breakfast locally. I recomment No3 Coffee bar in Galgate.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Barnard Castle is a large ruined site with plenty of nooks and crannies to explore. There is a guide book available but we just used the information boards to help us around. Perched on top of the crags overlooking the river and the town the...More

Thank Pogwig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

beautiful place camping and caravan site at Barnard castle a most xx staff lovely site well run a most xx clean cheerful place be going again xx lots too see xx

Thank Garry G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bit of a ruin that is probably not worth a special trip but does have nice views of the area Good thing in the town though is that they have some of the best butchers ever

Thank mikeygSouthport
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Imposing ruin very interesting. Quite large area that allows dogs which to us is important. As English heritage members we were free but believe it good value for money

Thank Michelle B
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11 May 2016|
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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