AboutThe massive ruins of Henry II's 12thC tower keep, set within the earthworks of a Roman fort guarding the strategic Stainmore Pass over the Pennines.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good16
- mark wYarm, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesNot a place for a miserable weather day in March and not much to seeFriday, 4th May 2018We visited late morning on a grey wintery day on a Friday. It was not obvious where the place was or where to park. We parked on the limited available space on the high street. Limited car parking... Read full review
- 938fjgUlverston, United KingdomTrip Type:Couples12th Century Keep guarding route through the PenninesMonday, 9th April 2018We popped in here after completing a walk in the area. A nice place to sit and eat sandwiches while looking at the view. There is limited parking in Bowes although people were parking in the access... Read full review
- Trip Type:CouplesHistorical GemSunday, 25th March 2018Great castle. Free entry. Partial moat. Your kids will love it! Plenty of grassy areas to have a picnic. Read full review
- Access Statement - Please see below
- Dogs Accepted - Dogs allowed on leads.
|Open all year (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)|
* Open all year, daily, at any reasonable time during daylight hours.
Map & Directions
In Bowes village, off A66; 4 miles west of Barnard Castle town.
Public Transport Directions
Bus: Hodgson's 72, 574 from Barnard Castle.