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The beautiful rural idyll of Barningham Village is ideally located as a base from which to explore the surrounding Dales.

There are numerous places to visit, here are a few suggestions:

Barnard Castle, 5 miles

An historic market town with many independent retailers and tea shops.

Barnard Castle – 12th century castle

Bowes Museum

Witham Arts and Cultural Centre

Barnard Castle Golf Course

Meeting of the Waters – walk to the meeting of two mighty rivers – the Greta and the Tees

The Chocolate Fair – ice cream and chocolate

Egglestone Abbey – abandoned Premonstratensian Abbey

Richmond, 8 miles

An historic market town

A little further afield

Raby Castle

Auckland Castle – and tea room

High Force Waterfall

Reeth Village – the gateway to the Dales.

The historic cities of York and Durham

The Lake District (about 60 mins drive)

Shopping in York, Durham, Harrogate, Newcastle, Leeds

The Milbank Arms is the perfect half way stopping point for families driving from the south of England to Scotland. 


Our four bedrooms have been created individually, with a focus on traditional English country style and with an emphasis on boutique hotel standard comfort and luxury.


We serve a delicious menu which has been carefully developed by our head chef with a focus on popular traditional dishes, using seasonally fresh and locally sourced ingredients.


We serve an extensive selection of both alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks. The wines, spirits, beers, cocktails and soft drinks menus have been carefully considered to provide choice and quality.

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