If the kids' favourite words over the summer holiday are ‘I’m bored’, wow them with an Alpaca trek or farm visit. Treks and visits can be tailored for most requirements so everyone can enjoy a day out with a difference this summer.
Set above a bend in the River Tees near Barnard Castle sit the ruins of a small monastery. This spot is a perfect location for a picnic, and soaking up the heritage and the sun- just don’t forget your sunscreen and favourite sunglasses.
After the many activities that Barney has to offer, you and the family will no doubt be feeling pretty peckish. Cross Lanes Organic Farm is working toward an eco-friendly way of living. They serve rustic dishes made with organic, seasonal, locally grown ingredients. Cooking to order, they’re sure to satisfy the fussiest of tums!
Couples at Barnard Castle
The town's romantic history is perfect for couples to get away together. The idyllic countryside views are complemented by the town's many antique stores, perfect for a relaxed stroll. The town is full of independent retailers selling anything from vintage items to local crafts. The many restaurants, cafés and pubs serve quality homemade food using local produce.