Barnard Castle Tourism

Barnard Castle is a market town in Teesdale, County Durham, England. It is named after the castle around which it grew up. It is the main settlement in the Teesdale area, and is a popular tourist destination. The Bowes Museum has the best collection of European fine and decorative arts in the North of England, housed in a "magnificent" 19th-century French-style chateau. Its most famous exhibit is the 18th-century Silver Swan automaton, though art includes work by Goya and El Greco. Barnard Castle sits on the north bank of the River Tees, opposite Startforth and 21 miles (34 km) south-west of the county town of Durham. Nearby towns include Bishop Auckland to the north-east, Darlington to the east and Richmond in North Yorkshire to the south-east. Barnard Castle's largest single employer is Glaxo Smithkline which has a manufacturing facility on the outskirts of town.

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If you are looking for travel information of Barnard Castle in United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. Barnard Castle is located at a short trip away from Manchester a major city in United Kingdom. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Manchester for its bountiful attractions like Museum Of Science And Industry, The Lowry, The Village on your trip to Barnard Castle. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Barnard Castle.

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  • Know the pollution level of Barnard Castle before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 10 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 10 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 5 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Barnard Castle for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Barnard Castle.

    • Burglary and Theft 23.08 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 15.38 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 11.54 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 7.69 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 17.31 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 26.92 (Low)
    • Drug offense 30.77 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 80.77 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.62 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.31 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Barnard Castle is 205.35 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 80.83 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 85.41 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 8.28 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 68.28 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 94.44 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.54 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 67.7 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Barnard Castle

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.87 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 74.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 69.42 USD

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