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Bowes Castle

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Bowes
Barnard Castle
County Durham
DL12 9HP

Tel: +44 0870 333 1181

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Bowes Castle

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      8
    • Very Good
      16
    • Average
      12
    • Poor
      1
    • Terrible
      0

    Recent Reviews:

    • mark w
      Yarm, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Not a place for a miserable weather day in March and not much to see
      3 of 5 stars
      Friday, 4th May 2018
      We 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
    • 938fjg
      Ulverston, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      12th Century Keep guarding route through the Pennines
      3 of 5 stars
      Monday, 9th April 2018
      We 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:
      Couples
      Historical Gem
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 25th March 2018
      Great castle. Free entry. Partial moat. Your kids will love it! Plenty of grassy areas to have a picnic. Read full review

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Access Statement - Please see below

    Provider Facilities

    • Dogs Accepted - Dogs allowed on leads.

    Access Information

    Opening Times

    Open all year (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

    * 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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