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Barnard Castle, Barnard Castle

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  • 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  more »
  • 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  more »
  • Lovely town to stroll round. Lots of independent shops, charity shops and some chain shops. Old fashioned hardware store...stocks all sorts and good for a browse, you never know what you may find. Par...  more »
  • Great for the kids - once we found it! There are no signs pointing the way, but the search was worth it. A lovely and tranquil place.
  • Walked round castle walls as only had 2 hours free parking in the street .also nice walk by the river. Walk down the hill, past castle to the riverside walk
  • One of the best castles in England. Great to wander around
  • With the English Heritage sites it is always fun to follow the guide books and try to imagine what the buildings used to be like. But I have to admit it is really difficult to discern the boar carving that is supposedly connected to Richard III in the roof of the oriel window.
  • Beautiful castle ruin with lots to explore, great for kids, plenty of picnic space, the lady at reception was very kind giving us plenty of history of the castle, would highly recommend a visit.