Essentials on your doorstep
Barnard Castle town hosts the Bowes Museum, a purpose-built gallery regarded as one of the finest museums in the North of England.
Barnard Castle is situated in Teesdale which is one of the picturesque Durham Dales in the North Pennines, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is plenty to explore by foot, bike or car including England’s highest waterfall, High Force or Raby Castle, where history comes to life.
You can spend time wandering the cobbled streets and twisting lanes in the town centre, discovering the interesting shops, cafes and restaurants. Barnard Castle is renowned for its quality antique shops where you may find a perfect decoration for your new home. Alternatively, nearby Darlington and Bishop Auckland offer high street brands as well as out of town retail centres such as Teeside Park.
For the keen golfers, Barnard Castle Golf Club offers a par 73 course, alternatively Teesdale Leisure centre is just a 5 minute drive away and offers a swimming pool, gym, sports halls and exercise classes.