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Destination guide

Travel to friendly Barnard Castle

The area's history and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Barnard Castle. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the bars, seafood restaurants and gardens. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Barnard Castle

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Barnard Castle a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Appleby Golf Club (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Heritage Park Stadium (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Hall Hill Farm (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Bishop Auckland Golf Club (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club (20.7 mi / 33.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Barnard Castle

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Barnard Castle. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Low Force (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Eggleston Hall (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • High Force (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Hamsterley Forest (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Derwent Reservoir (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Hardraw Force (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Barnard Castle

The nearest airport is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley), located 27.7 mi (44.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), which is 34.3 mi (55.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Barnard Castle?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 145 holiday lettings around Barnard Castle. From 132 cottages to 7 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Barnard Castle?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Barnard Castle. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Barnard Castle: 588 holiday lettings
  • Bowes Museum: 588 holiday lettings
  • Wensleydale Creamery: 729 holiday lettings
  • Witton Castle: 458 holiday lettings
  • Hamsterley Forest: 466 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Barnard Castle listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Barnard Castle?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 132 Cottages in Barnard Castle. Our other popular types of Barnard Castle holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 132 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 132 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Barns and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Barnard Castle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 129 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Barnard Castle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.