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.
Our 10 hectare university Botanic Garden is set amongst beautiful mature woodlands on the southern outskirts of Durham city. We provide an academic resource to the university for teaching and research, as well as offering educational visits to schools.
Botanic Garden, Durham University, Hollingside Lane, South Road, Durham City.
Variety of activities for under 18 months, 18 months to 3 years, over 3 years
.Activity workshops for children .Morning sessions £2.50. Afternoon £1.50 for 30 min
Refreshments available, milk shakes, ice cream sundaes., tea coffee etc.
Various activities which change daily, From Construction activity to messy play.Art and Craft and many more,
Tea Coffee, milk shakes, hot waffles and crepes and ice cream sundaes etc
Beamish, The Living Museum of the North, is the North East’s most popular museum, bringing history to life, with the unforgettable sights, sounds, and delicious tastes of the past at 1820s Pockerley, 1900s Town, 1900s Pit Village and 1940s Farm.