Facilities at Barnard Castle

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    No car parking available at the site. Nearest parking (not managed by English Heritage) is located in the town itself. There is some 2 hours-free parking in the town, as well as pay-and-display parking in the central car parks. The nearest about 500 metres away.

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    Food and Drink

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    Hot and cold drinks, ice-cream and selection of small snacks available.

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    Picnic Area

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    You are welcome to bring a picnic to eat in the grounds which have fantastic views over the Tees Gorge. There are some picnic benches on site and in the garden.

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    Shop

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    Shop selling a selection of English Heritage gifts and themed souvenirs, including toys, books, drinks and small snacks.

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    Toilets

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    One disabled/unisex toilet behind the shop.

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    Dogs

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    Dogs on leads are welcome in the grounds only. Assistance dogs welcome across the site.

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    Gardens

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    Sensory Garden containing scented plants and tactile objects. Suitable for disabled access. Plenty of room to run and play, ball games allowed but please be considerate of other visitors. Kites allowed.

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    Family Friendly

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    Bottle/Food Warming

    No

    Children's Cutlery

    No

    Child Sized Portions

    No

    Highchairs

    No

    Play Areas / Adventure Playground

    Plenty of room to run and play, ball games allowed but please be considerate of other visitors. Kites allowed.

    Pushchairs Allowed

    Yes

    Sling Loan

    No

    Toy/Dressing Up Box

    No

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    Education

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    Family Learning

    No

    Interpretation for Children

    No

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    Commercial Photography and Filming

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    English Heritage welcomes all photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures with us on Flickr and Facebook.

    We do have some restrictions at certain locations, so if photography is your main reason for visiting, please call the site ahead of your visit to check if any parts of the site are restricted.

    We are keen to promote the use of our sites to location managers. If you are interested please go to (Filming Locations) for more information and contacts.

    English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

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