Access at Barnard Castle
Book your day ticket to Barnard Castle online in advance and save at least 10%.
You can book tickets online until 8.45am on the day you want to visit for the price below. You can still buy your ticket when you arrive, but you won’t get the discount. After booking your day ticket, you can arrive at any time within our opening hours and stay for as long as you like.
Some of our sites can get very busy, especially on bank holidays. The quietest times to visit are before 11am and after 2pm.
Your booking is only for entry to your chosen site or event, and at some sites you may need to pay for parking – check the facilities webpage of the property for more information.
Tickets are free for Members, but you can still choose to book if you’d like. Please remember to bring your English Heritage membership card with you. If you’ve lost it or forgotten it, call Customer Services on 0370 333 1181 (Monday to Saturday).Book your visit
Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair LoanSite FoldersDog Bowl and ToiletingDog bowl outside shop.Wheelchair AccessLevel access with ramps in places.Entrance / Set DownVisitors with limited mobility may be set down at the main gate.Disabled ParkingNoOnSite TransportNoStairsStairs in Round Tower and to ditches.Lift AccessNoSeating And RestpointsBenches in the garden and Town Ward.Pathways Surface And GradientsFairly smooth grass and compacted gravel paths.
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible ToiletsHandrailsAssistance Dogs WelcomeBraille GuidesBraille SignageTorchesSensory ExperiencesSensory garden with tactile and aromatic experiences.Dog Bowl and ToiletingDog bowl outside shop.Handling ObjectsNoAudio ToursNoSite ToursNoTactile ModelsNoAreas Of Low LightingNoneColour ContrastsNoLarge PrintNo
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs WelcomeVibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAudio Installation TranscriptsDog Bowl and ToiletingDog bowl outside shop.Induction LoopsNo
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutlerySensory ExperiencesSensory garden with tactile and aromatic experiences.Handling ObjectsNoBasic Language Audio ToursNoEasy Read MaterialNoLarge Print MaterialNo
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use CutleryBottle / Food WarmingHigh Chairs
Health And Safety
Deep WaterNoTrip HazardBeware of rabbit holes!Slip HazardGrass and stone surfaces may be slippery when wet.Steep SlopeDeep ditches.Steep StairsNarrow spiral staircase in Round Tower.Uneven GroundMainly grass and mostly flat. Short gravel path at entrance and cobbled area at gate leading to garden.