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Overall rating: 5 out of 5
An amazing stay with every detail thought about to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience
Samar - Oct 14
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  • Baggage store
  • Internet access (wireless) in public areas
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wakeup call
  • Non-smoking (throughout)
  • Porter service
  • Lock-up facility for bicycles
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Check-in: 3:00 PM till 10:00 PM
Early check-in available on request.

Check-out: 11:00 AM
Late check-out available on request

Children Policy: Adults only
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pet Policy: Other small pets, No pets

Cancellation Policy

Booking Terms and Conditions


Payment At Property

Cash (Sterling), Credit card, Debit card, Cheque

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  • Support for the Mobility Impaired
    Number of Floors: 2 Street parking in front of house, one step at front door about 3” (7cms) high. Front door width 38 inches (96cms). Ground floor room with no further steps, door 33inches (84cms)…
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Visit Britain 5 Stars Guest Accommodation

Welcome to Gordon House, an elegant early Victorian Market Town House situated in the heart of Barnard Castle between the historic town centre and the Bowes Museum. We offer spacious and luxurious individually designed and furnished en suite accommodation. Gordon House is more than just a “b and b”, offering additional facilities e.g. free Wi-Fi access, IPod docking stations/DAB radio, large screen HD TV with Sky channels, Blu-ray/DVD player, in room fridge and a wide range of in room beverages including spring water and fresh milk.

We want you to feel at home and relaxed, so enjoy the luxury bathrobes and slippers, the smooth Egyptian cotton linen and towels and the quality easy chairs with footstools For a cosy feel, turn on the real flame fire in the original marble fireplace in your room.

If you are staying on business, all rooms have a desk, free fast wi-fi internet, stationery and access to printing/copying facilities.

Enjoy our award winning room service breakfast, from a comprehensive menu, at your own in-room dining table. We take care to use local produce, chosen for quality and flavour.

Gordon House has been sympathetically renovated to retain its original features and charm, whilst at the same time, providing all the requirements of the discerning modern traveller. Our aim is to provide attention to detail, friendly service, a relaxed atmosphere and comfortable and spacious rooms. We are the only 5 star gold guest accommodation in Barnard Castle/Teesdale so be assured of a great stay.

We are located just 200 yards from the world famous Bowes Museum and about the same distance from the historic town centre with its thriving area of antique and local specialist shops. Within a very short walk you are on the open paths of the Teesdale Way along the River Tees to Egglestone Abbey and beyond. Short drives take you to Raby Castle, High Force, Low Force, Egglestone Hall and many other places of interest.

We look forward to welcoming you

Ratings & Awards

Visit Britain 5 Stars Guest AccommodationVisit Britain GoldBreakfast