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North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

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North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

Awards

  • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme - Gold Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2014

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Opening Times

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

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Friday, 27th October 2017 - Friday, 27th October 2017

Bowlees Visitor Centre - Halloween SpooktacularOur annual Halloween event with spooky face painting, scary pumpkin carving and lots of fiendishly good fun for all the family.
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Saturday, 9th December 2017 - Saturday, 9th December 2017

Bowlees Visitor Centre - Winter WonderlandOur annual Christmas celebration with festive face painting, crafts and a visit from Santa himself. Booking Essential, book your place to see Santa by phoning 01388 528801
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Saturday, 25th November 2017 - Sunday, 26th November 2017

Bowlees Visitor CentreBowlees Visitor Centre - Christmas Craft and Producers FairA chance for you to meet some of our talented local artists, crafts people and producers and choose some really special Christmas gifts.
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Saturday, 30th September 2017 - Saturday, 30th September 2017

Bowlees Visitor CentreBowlees Visitor Centre - A Potter About For young adventurers aged between four and 13 years old. Booking essential 
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Saturday, 28th October 2017 - Saturday, 28th October 2017

Bowlees Visitor CentreBowlees Visitor Centre - Happily Appley AutumnFor young adventurers aged between four and 13 years old. Booking essential 
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Monday, 23rd October 2017 - Monday, 23rd October 2017

Bowlees Visitor CentreBowlees Visitor Centre - Children's Art Workshop This workshop for children and families is led by local artist Gordon Lamb.  All materials will be provided and by the end of the session all participants will have produced a watercolour painting to take home.  
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Wednesday, 6th September 2017 - Wednesday, 27th September 2017

Bowlees Visitor CentreBowlees Visitor Centre - Watercolour Wednesdays with Gordon LambEach two-hour workshop will encourage you to get in touch with your creative side and every participant will have a finished watercolour to take home by the end of the session.  Gordon will be exhibiting his own work in our mezzanin gallery throughout September and October.  
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