Barnesbeg tea garden belonging to Goodricke Group Ltd. Is situated 17Km away west of Darjeeling. The nearest Railway station is New Jalpaiguri which is 90 Km from the garden and the Airport is Bagdogra 95Km from the garden.
This picturesque garden facing the majestic peaks of Kanchenjunga. The Garden stretches from 780 feet to 3200 feet above sea level and enjoys a balmy, cool weather, with the Little Rangeet river gushing down the valley. Well drained.
Slopes and a moderate climate, bring out the best in the bushes. This garden was planted by Christine Barnes in the year between 1877. The name “Barnesbeg” was probably derived from Barnes’ bagh or garden.
A dual manufacturing process allows the garden to make both black and green teas The superb green teas, famous for their health giving properties, are much sought after.
There is a certain mystique in Barnesbeg. The deep faith and strong religious beliefs of the Buddhist, Hindu, and Christian communities mingle as one inspirational force for all.
The predominantly Assam bushes produce well styled teas with brisk liquors. Barnesbeg is Certified Bio –Organic Garden w.e.f April 2010