Golden Lion30 Market Place
Tall chequered front building, dating back to 1679 built partly into the Castle ditch, making this the town's oldest pub. It has a quirky layout with a central bar serving two rooms, one with an open fire. It's a friendly and welcoming Marston's pub in the centre of Barnard Castle, with good value food. Real ale/real cider ï¿½2.50 to CAMRA members. Branch Town Pub of the Year 2017.