A French chateau with a French garden, set in the Yorkshire dales! The chateau was designed for John Bowes and is used as an art gallery. The garden design is in a renaissance revival style. The fountains in the parterre garden have been restored. The surrounding grounds have a fine collection of mature trees and are maintained as a public park. A series of outdoor events takes place during the year, including a garden, plants and produce show, a brass band contest, food and craft festival, open-air theatre, lantern parade and Victorian Christmas Market.
Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Durham, England, DL12 8NP
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