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Bowes Castle

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Barnard Castle
County Durham
DL12 9HP

Tel: +44 0870 333 1181

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Bowes Castle

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Eirewolf
      Guelph, Canada
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Worth seeing if you're nearby
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 10th October 2017
      A nice, ruined keep. There isn't a lot to explore. You can walk the exterior and step inside, but there is no access to upper floors. Well worth the admission price of free. Read full review
    • nmaidwell123
      Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      OK if passing but not worth a trip out just to see this
      3 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 24th September 2017
      Not a massive ruin and not very photogenic. Parking can be a bit awkward if busy. Call in if passing but not a lot to see really, Read full review
    • BrianElliott1
      Peel, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Bowes Castle
      3 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th September 2017
      This is not a "real" castle, it is more of a "keep". It was originally built as a Roman Fort during the first century AD and all that remains is a large square building several storeys high. Parking... Read full review



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    Provider Facilities

    • Dogs Accepted - Dogs allowed on leads.

    Access Information

    Opening Times

    Open all year (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

    * Open all year, daily, at any reasonable time during daylight hours.

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    In Bowes village, off A66; 4 miles west of Barnard Castle town.

    Public Transport Directions

    Bus: Hodgson's 72, 574 from Barnard Castle.

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