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things to see and do around Barnard Castle

we are visiting Barnard Castle over the New Year period for a week, we would love some ideas of things to see and do, we have 2 childre aged 14 and 10 and our youngest is in a wheelchair, so it has to be suitable for him

thanks in advance for you kind help

annx

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1. Re: things to see and do around Barnard Castle

Hi

It's a bit of a trek, but how about the North York Moors Railway steam trains (Grosmont to/from Whitby)?

There is some blurb on their website about accessibility so you ought to be able to ascertain whether your younger son would enjoy himself. There is some lovely countryside around there.

Is 14 too old for pantos?

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Hi turkishann.

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway runs from Pickering to Grosmont, and quite a few of them will be Diesel I think. But saying that if it is running over the New Year period it might be worth a go. But do dress up warm if you go and it is not very cheap.

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hi

thanks for the tips, no my son stil enjoys a pantomime!

keeps the suggestiosn coming

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thanks ian will have a look at that!

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Hi turkishann.

I have been looking up,

www.theforbiddencorner.co.uk

for you. But I dont think it will be open and it says it is not very wheel chair friendly.

ian480.

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wow that does look good, shame it closed, never mind maybe go another time

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7. Re: things to see and do around Barnard Castle

Yes I have just read it closes last Sunday before Xmas. Ho well it might be worth a look another time.

ian480.

PS if you have a car how about a day out at the York Castle Museum?

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8. Re: things to see and do around Barnard Castle

we do have a car, so lots of suggestions please

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9. Re: things to see and do around Barnard Castle

just had a look at york castle musuem, it looks fab, love that victoria street, I have been to York a few times but not here, thanks, that another thing for my itinery! lol

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10. Re: things to see and do around Barnard Castle

Try www.beamish.org.uk/ and yes it is open.

ian480.

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