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Travel back to Medieval Britain with Barnard Castle holiday lettings
The castles in Barnard Castle tell the tales of the British monarchy and the changing fortunes of their subjects. On the tranquil River Tees, a holiday home in this relaxing beauty spot is ideal for families. An array of entertaining days out and cultural attractions await.
Castles and ancient ruins
Naturally, the eponymous Barnard Castle is the central draw of this part of County Durham. On a rocky outcrop overlooking the River Tees, the castle is richly equipped with tactile objects and a sensory garden that bring history to life. Named for its 12th century owner, Bernard de Balliol, the castle fell ultimately into the hands of the notorious Richard III.
The Gothic windows of ruinous Egglestone Abbey have looked out on the River Tees and the shifting fortunes Barnard Castle inhabitants ever since their construction in the Middle Ages.
Unique family attractions
Visit Wetheriggs Animal Rescue, a specially designed children's farm with a menagerie of adorable animals. You'll get the chance to get close to, touch and feed soft alpacas, baby goats and pigs. This nurturing rescue centre also has a charming cafe.
Housed in a stately home, the Bowes Museum is a perfect venue for families. The Story Garden unfolds excitingly around you, and scavenger hunts make exploring the collection and beautiful parkland just as fun.
Not far away, in Darlington, Raby Castle beckons. Each of the magnificent rooms in this medieval fortification tells a different story of life in times past. As you move through the Baron's Hall and kitchen, it's easy to step back in time and into the shoes of our forebears. What's more, there are enviable collections of art and horse drawn carriages.
Field House Equestrian centre is an accredited riding school and Pony Club snuggled in the sublime Wear Valley. Hack through idyllic countryside and get involved in games, shows and treasure hunts with your noble steed.
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