Bit of a trail on foot for old codgers though....High Force waterfall is pretty spectacular, especially after some rain. I believe it's open all year round.
There's a nice pub nearby too.
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Bloody Hell Truxx , that was when he was an 'umble Mp.i thought that part of the w orld was William Hague
Warcop Station where I collected the papers from a stream train. Trundled hand cart to Mrs Piggs shop all before going to skule.You’re in my neck of the woods.
Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle - Art and shit.
Antiques shops in Barnard Castle.
The castle itself in Barnard Castle.
Eden Valley Railway at Warcop - Old trains and shit.
Railway museum at Kirkby Stephen - more old trains and shit.
High Cup Nick - a bit off the beaten track, probably not accessible for the oldies. Nice views if you can make it up there.
Brough (Pronounced “Bruff”) Castle.
And of course you should head just a little further west and have lunch at the George & Dragon in Clifton. I hear it’s very good.