Bowlees Visitor Centre

Bowlees
Newbiggin
County Durham
DL12 0XF

Tel: +44 01833 622145

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Guide Prices

Car parking (small voluntary charge) is available at the nearby picnic area.

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousNorth East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold North East England Tourism Awards - Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Award - Gold 2016
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

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TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    161
  • Very Good
    78
  • Average
    12
  • Poor
    1
  • Terrible
    0

Recent Reviews:

  • Shirley H
    Ipswich, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Lovely place
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 6th July 2019
    Visited here on holiday, lovely place. Park here and walked to the waterfalls Low Force and High Force. Donation welcome for car park. Picked up directions from helpful staff in the centre. We had a... Read full review
  • 90grantd
    Carlisle, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Waterfall Hunting
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 7th July 2019
    We visited Gibsons Cave and Summerhill waterfall after being to Ashgill Force in Alston. We managed to get a parking space in the visitors centre car park before walking to Gibsons cave. It is a... Read full review
  • TheShad67
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Stop Off After The Waterfalls
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 9th July 2019
    The Ford Kitchen is a great little place to stop for lunch and a cuppa. Clean, tidy, very friendly, and good value. There's a good selection of hot and cold food, but not a vast choice. The food is... Read full review

Facilities

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free) - Donation requested.

Provider Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted - also allowed downstairs in visitor centre - includes cafe

Access Information

Opening Times

2019 (16 Feb 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

* Shorter hours and weekend working may be introduced between Oct - Dec. Please confirm before visit 01833 622145

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From Barnard Castle take B6277 north west through Middleton in Teesdale. Visitor Centre is on right just past Newbiggin.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest railway station is Darlington Station.

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