‘A Journey through Teesdale’ – Mini Golf Course
The mini golf course is available for hire by schools, charities and private groups and organisations. Photographs of the work in progress and complete course can be viewed in the photo gallery section of our website.
The Mini Golf Course is currently closed for the winter and will reopen in Spring 2018. (Click HERE for opening times and prices)
Barnard Castle Town Council operates a 9 hole Mini Golf course on Scar Top opposite the entrance to the castle.
The course was redeveloped in 2013 with financial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the North Pennine Dales Leader (ERDF/DEFRA), The Teesdale Action Partnership Neighbourhood Budget and Barnard Castle Town Council.
The course, in the conservation area of Scar Top and close proximity to the Castle itself, promotes the natural, cultural and heritage values of the local area and raise awareness of local visitor attractions.
Built into the course are carved stone monoliths representing local landmarks such as The Market Cross, The Witham Hall, The Bowes Museum, Egglestone Abbey, County Bridge and of course The Castle. The remaining 3 holes depict the River Tees, Hills and Dale and the Forces of Teesdale – representing ‘A Journey through Teesdale’.
The course was designed and constructed by Urban Crazy (Mobile) Ltd and Phil Townsend of Eggleston designed and created the six carved stone features. Both contractors worked closely together to achieve a cohesive and aesthetically pleasing design.
The course was completed and opened to the public on Saturday 1 June 2013. Photographs of the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and the course can be viewed in the photo gallery section of our website.