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Bowlees Visitor Centre

Bowlees
Newbiggin
County Durham
DL12 0XF

Tel: +44 01833 622145

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Bowlees Visitor Centre

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

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    104
  • Very Good
    57
  • Average
    11
  • Poor
    1
  • Terrible
    0

Recent Reviews:

  • Totalpost
    Alston
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Take a few hours to experience all of this site - a gem for the area
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 3rd December 2017
    Stopped for afternoon tea in the Bowlees centre, managed by North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and immensely surprised and happy with the quality of food, staff and surroundings. Even... Read full review
  • johnhouston2
    Knaresborough, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Average visitor centre in a lovely location.
    3 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 2nd December 2017
    Bowlees Visitor Centre is in a lovely woodland location and would no doubt be a great place to visit in spring or summer. On a cold, wet afternoon however, the visitor centre itself takes centre... Read full review
  • Peter K
    Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great day out at Low Force
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 5th November 2017
    Great day out at Low Force. The pennine way follows the Tees up the south side of the river. So it was great to walk up it and view the river and water falls. Great Setting. Read full review

Facilities

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free) - Donation requested.

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant

Provider Facilities

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

Access Information

Opening Times

2017 Summer (1 Apr 2017 - 30 Sept 2017)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:30 - 17:00
Oct (1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017)
DayTimes

* Open 1030–1630 in October.

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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