Visitors to Barnard Castle are sure to enjoy the bars and gardens. Tourists can also enjoy the city's seafood restaurants and spas. Top sights in the city include Bowes Museum, Yorkshire Dales National Park and Barnard Castle.
Cultural venues in the city include Bowes Museum, Bowlees Visitor Centre and Eggleston Hall. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Barnard Castle and Egglestone Abbey. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the gardens and these places to visit: Yorkshire Dales National Park, High Force and Low Force.
A popular place to see outside the city is Richmond Castle, located 20.1 mi (32.4 km) from the centre of the city.