Bowlees Visitor Centre

Bowlees
Newbiggin
County Durham
DL12 0XF

Tel: +44 01833 622145

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The Art of Nature

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 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    132
  • Very Good
    70
  • Average
    11
  • Poor
    1
  • Terrible
    0

Recent Reviews:

  • Joyce P
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Beautiful visitor center with free parking
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 15th September 2018
    We did the walk from Bowlees visitor center . Free parking and a nice place for a coffee or sandwich . The walk is longer than most have stated on here. It is 1.5 miles each way. The walk back is 16... Read full review
  • Robtt
    North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Simply superb !
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 15th September 2018
    We called in by chance after seeing High Force. Wish we had started here and then done the walk to High Force. The walk is lovely and we did it with our two whippets who thoroughly enjoyed themselves... Read full review
  • Chris U
    Sunderland, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Surrounding area
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 8th September 2018
    We visited Bowlees on a Tuesday when it was quiet. From Bowlees we took the short path up to Gibson Cave. The path offers some good views of the stream. Unfortunately due to the hot weather the... 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

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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