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The Three Horseshoes Hotel
The Three Horseshoes Hotel

5-7 Galgate, Barnard Castle DL12 8EQ

4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (76 reviews)

Located in the heart of Barnard Castle, this inn is within a 15-minute walk of Barnard Castle and Bowes Museum. Egglestone …

£80
Homelands Guest House
Homelands Guest House

85 Galgate, Barnard Castle DL12 8ES

4.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (50 reviews)

Situated in Barnard Castle, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Barnard Castle and Bowes Museum. Egglestone Abbey i …

£85
The Morritt Country House Hotel & The Garage Spa
The Morritt Country House Hotel & The Garage Spa

Greta Bridge, Barnard Castle DL12 9SE

4.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (20 reviews)

Situated in a rural location, this spa hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from The Garage Spa and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Egglestone Abbey …

£77
Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel
Best Western Walworth Castle Hotel

Walworth, Darlington DL2 2LY

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (26 reviews)

Located in the heart of Darlington, this eco-friendly hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Raby Castle, Darlington Railway Centr …

£48
The Old Well Inn
The Old Well Inn

21 The Bank, Barnard Castle DL12 8PH

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (27 reviews)

Situated in the historical district, this inn is within a 10-minute walk of Barnard Castle and Bowes Museum. Egglestone Abbey …

£65
Rosedale Guest House
Rosedale Guest House

2 Pottergate, Richmond DL10 4AB

4.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Richmond, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Georgian Theatre Royal and Richmond Castle. Richmondshire …

£70
The Commercial Hotel
The Commercial Hotel

12 Galgate, Barnard Castle DL12 8BG

3.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (12 reviews)

Situated in Barnard Castle, this inn is within a 15-minute walk of Barnard Castle and Bowes Museum. Egglestone Abbey is 1.9 m …

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The Punch Bowl Inn
The Punch Bowl Inn

Low Row, Richmond DL11 6PF

4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (37 reviews)

Located in Feetham, this inn is 3 mi (4.9 km) from Swaledale Museum and within 9 mi (15 km) of Stef Ottevanger Sculptures and …

£89
The Charles Bathurst Inn
The Charles Bathurst Inn

Arkengarthdale, Richmond DL11 6EN

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (20 reviews)

Situated in a national park, this inn is within 9 mi (15 km) of Stef Ottevanger Sculptures, Swaledale Museum, and Foxglove …

£95
The George Hotel
The George Hotel

Piercebridge, Darlington DL2 3SW

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (62 reviews)

Situated in Darlington, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Blackwell Grange Golf Club, Egglestone Abbey, and St Cuthbert …

£49
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Pocket Guide: Barnard Castle Barnard Castle Hotels

This handsome town is revered for its Bowes Museum art collection and well-preserved Market Place, and was an inspiration for Charles Dickens, who visited the King's Head in the 1830s. From charming historic inns to picturesque country-themed bed and breakfasts, you can find a good selection of hotels in and near Barnard Castle.

About Barnard Castle

As you might expect, Barnard Castle takes its name from a medieval castle that has existed since at least the 12th Century. The site was owned by the wealthy Beauchamp family and King Richard III, and was one of the grandest castles in northern England, although it became derelict after the 15th Century. Despite being in ruins, the Grade I-Listed castle is nevertheless a remarkable, timeless sight, perhaps best viewed from the western banks of the River Tees.

Spend a Few Hours at the Bowes Museum

The Bowes Museum houses a splendid collection of European paintings, sculptures, ceramics and other great artworks, representing centuries of artistic development. The museum is housed in a magnificent 19th-century building designed to mimic a French château, and overlooks elegant French-themed gardens that are ideal for summer picnics and include a children's play area.

Many hotels in Barnard Castle are within walking distance of these attractions and a good range of restaurants serving everything from hearty British classics to vibrant Indian cuisine.

Visit Eggleston Hall Gardens, Just Six Miles from Barnard Castle

Known as the 'Secret Garden of the North', Eggleston Hall Gardens is a flamboyant oasis of exotic, unusual plants that you would rarely find in the same place anywhere else in the world. Gardens have existed at this site for well over 400 years, in fact, and the site also included the restored country house of Eggleston Hall. Visit the delightful tearoom, where you can enjoy a speciality tea or coffee with a delicious home-made cake or fresh scones.

Comfortable Rooms at Barnard Castle Hotels

Whichever hotel you choose, you'll sleep well with good quality single or double bedding. Almost all accommodation in Barnard Castle also includes WiFi access, which is often available free of charge in all rooms and most public areas.

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