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Barnard Castle, Barnard Castle

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  • The Market Cross or Butter Market at Barnard Castle was built in 1747. Octagonal building was used as dairy market, Town Hall, court room, lock-up and fire station, the town has a wealth of history wi...  more »
  • Barnard Castle does remind of Richmond Castle - location for the locals to get into the castle and the high position above the river - the views are splendid. Entrance fee is a tad expensive but still...  more »
  • visited on a cold but sunny day, always wanted to go there as i' a great fan of the town. the castle is worth a visit and the views across the river tees are splendid. 
  • 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.