Monday, 27 August 2012

Barnard Castle

Barnard Castle is an historic town in Teesdale, County Durham. It is named after the castle around which it grew up. It sits on the north side of the River Tees, opposite Startforth and 21 miles southwest of the county town of Durham. The Bowes Museum is located in the town. Nearby towns include Bishop Auckland to the north-east, Darlington to the east and Richmond to the south-east.

The remains of the castle are a Grade 1 listed building

Part of Barnard Castle Market Place showing the "Market Cross" or "Butter Market"

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