Schools in Barnard Castle, County Durham | Best Boarding Schools

Schools in Barnard Castle, County Durham

Would you be interested to learn more about mysteries of Barnard Castle? We present boarding schools in Barnard Castle, County Durham, North East of England. What is there to see? Set on a high rock above the River Tees, Barnard Castle takes its name from its 12th century founder, Bernard de Balliol. It was later developed by the Beauchamp family and then passed into the hands of Richard III. With fantastic views over the Tees Gorge this fortress sits on the fringe of an attractive working market town also known as ‘Barney’ so there is plenty to do for families on a day out. Try and spot Richard's boar emblem carved above a window in the inner ward or visit the 'sensory garden' of scented plants and tactile objects.

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