Barn House Gainford
 

Gainford - Queen of Durham Villages

High Force - England's highest waterfall
Mrs Joan Bock
Barn House
2 Low Green
Gainford
Darlington
DL2 3DS.
Tel: +44 (0)1325 730677

 
Local Attractions

There are many local attractions and activities for you in Gainford and Teesdale.  Here are a few suggestions;

Within Gainford

  • Village Green
  • 2 pubs
  • Fish and Chip shop
  • Coffee Shop
  • Tea Rooms
  • Post Office
  • Butchers
  • Newsagent / off-licence / general dealers
  • Hairdresser
  • 2 churches
  • River walks and spa

Within Teesdale

  • Bowes Museum
  • The castle and farmers' market in Barnard Castle
  • Raby Castle
  • Rokeby Park
  • Middleton in Teesdale
  • Low Force, picturesque waterfalls
  • High Force - England's highest waterfall.
  • Roman remains at Piercebridge - fort and river crossing

Within 50 miles

  • World Heritage sites - Hadrian's Wall, Durham Cathedral, York, Whitby Abbey
  • Shopping at Newcastle and Gateshead Metro Centre, Durham and York
  • The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales
  • Auckland Castle
  • Bolton Castle
  • Beamish Open-air Museum
  • Showcase cinema at Teesside Park, Stockton
  • Railway museums at Darlington & 'Locomotion',  Shildon

Activities

  • Hamsterley Forest with its new cycle skills centre
  • Horse riding
  • Watersports
  • Teesdale Sports Centre in Barnard Castle
  • Dolphin Centre in Darlington
  • Walking - Pennine Way and Teesdale Way
  • Cycling - Walney to Wear cycle route
  • Fishing, permits from Post Office.

For full details contact Barnard Castle Tourist Information Centre.

 
 
 
 
Farmers' market in Barnard Castle