Set in beautiful parkland in the heart of picturesque Teesdale, The Bowes Museum houses a superb collection of fine and decorative arts. This magnificent building, founded over 100 years ago by husband and wife John and Josephine Bowes, is the perfect choice for couples seeking a timeless and romantic venue for their wedding.
The Bowes Museum offers 3 elegant licensed rooms for your ceremony and reception, providing a fabulous backdrop for your photographs. Our wedding co-ordinator Rosie will work with you and our award winning chef to create your perfect day, and would be delighted to meet you at your convenience.
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Directions by car:
The Bowes Museum is situated on Newgate in the picturesque market town of Barnard Castle. Just off the A66 in the heart of the North Pennines.
20 minutes by car from Scotch Corner (A1), 40 minutes from Penrith (M6) and 40 minutes from Teesside Airport.
Directions by public transport:
There is ample free parking on site, with coach and accessible parking bays. The Bowes Museum is 17 miles from Darlington rail station on the East coast main line.
Bus services run regularly to Barnard Castle from Darlington Arriva 75 & 76 and Go North East 70), Bishop Auckland (Go North East 8) and Richmond (Arriva 79). To find out more about public transport call 0870 608 2608