Barnard Castle UK

Barnard Castle is a bustling historical market town in Teesdale, County Durham built around an impressive ancient castle.

The town is full of unique historical buildings from various periods of its history and is fascinating for visitors. The curiously shaped Butter Market building is a great example of 18th Century design and is a popular visitor attraction. Another site not to be missed is the Bowes Museum which houses a wonderful fine art collection.

A weekly market is held on the cobbles each Wednesday and there are also numerous speciality shops to explore in and around town with many places to eat, drink and relax.

The area is surrounded by stunning countryside and offers breathtaking local walks. Local events include truck and steam engine exhibitions and agricultural shows, there is always plenty to see and do here.