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Approved civil premises for marriages and civil partnerships


There are a number of premises in County Durham which are registered as places where civil marriage ceremonies and civil partnership ceremonies can be held. You can find a full list on this page.

Church/faith weddings

Many people wish to have a church or faith wedding. If you wish to do this you should contact the minister in the registration district where you live. We do not hold comprehensive information on local churches and places of worship.

List of civil venues

Barnard Castle area

Name and addressPhone numberemailWebsite

Jersey Farm Hotel
Darlington Road
Barnard Castle
County Durham
DL12 8TA

01833 638 223

enquiries@jerseyfarmhotel.co.uk

http://www.jerseyfarmhotel.co.uk/

The Bowes Museum
Barnard Castle
County Durham
DL12 8NP

01833 690 606

weddings@thebowesmuseum.org.uk

http://www.bowesmuseum.org.uk/

The Morritt Arms
Greta Bridge
Barnard Castle
County Durham
DL12 9SE

01833 627 232

relax@themorrit.co.uk

http://www.themorritt.co.uk/

Lartington Hall
Stable Lodge
Barnard Castle
County Durham
DL12 9BW

01833 651850

 
http://www.lartingtonhall.co.uk/

Durham/Stanley area

Name and addressPhone numberemailWebsite
 
The Bay Eden Arms
Rushyford
DL17 0LL
 
   

Beamish Hall Hotel
Beamish
Stanley
County Durham
DH9 0YB

01207 233 733


info@beamish-hall.co.uk
 

Beamish Museum
Beamish
County Durham
DH9 0RG

0191 370 4000

museum@beamish.org.uk

http://www.beamish.org.uk/

Bowburn Hall Hotel
David Terrace
Bowburn
County Durham
DH6 5NH

0191 377 0311


info@bowburnhallhotel.co.uk
 

Lumley Castle Hotel
Chester-le-Street
County Durham
DH2 4NX

0191 389 1111

  

Aykley Heads House
Aykley Heads
Durham
DH1 5TS

03000 266 000


aykleyheadshouseregisteroffice@durham.gov.uk
 

Crook Hall
Sidegate
County Durham
DH1 5SZ

0191 384 8028

 

http://www.crookhallgardens.co.uk/

Radisson Blu Hotel
Frankland Lane
County Durham
DH1 5TA

0191 372 7200

 

http://www.durham.radissonsas.com

Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club
Carrville
County Durham
DH1 1TD

0191 386 5282

info@ramsidehallhotel.co.uk

http://www.ramsidehallgolf.co.uk

Hallgarth Manor Hotel
Pittington
County Durham
DH6 1AB

0191 372 1188


sales@hallgarthmanor.co.uk
 

Hatfield College 
North Bailey
DH1 3RQ


0191 334 2887

event@durham.ac.uk

 

South Causey Inn
Stanley
County Durham
DH9 0LS

01207 235 555

southcausey@hotmail.com

http://www.southcausey.co.uk

Durham Amateur Rowing Club
Green Lane
DH1 3JU


0191 3866431

enquiries@durham-arc.org.uk

 

Durham Castle
Palace Green
DH1 3RW


0191 334 2887

event@durham.ac.uk
 

Durham Masonic Hall
36 Old Elvet
Durham City
DH1 3HN

0191 386 9318  

durhammasonic@gmail.com

Durham Masonic Hall

 

Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County
Old Elvet
DH1 3JN


0191 386 6821
 Durham Marriott Hotel

Lambton Park
Lambton Estate
Chester-le-Street
County Durham
DH3 4PH     

0191 385 2435

  

North Pennine Escapes
Black Horse

Ruffside Village
Blanchland
County Durham
DH8 9PE

01207 588 100


info@blackhorsebeamish.co.uk
 

Black Horse
Red Row
Beamish
Stanley
County Durham
DH9 0RW

01207 232 569

  

The Old Vicarage
Church Street,
Castleside,
Co Durham
DH8 9AP
 

01207 590 550
  

Stanley Civic Hall
Front Street,
Stanley,
Co Durham
DH9 0NA
 

01207 299 110 
  

Chilton Country Pub and Hotel
Black Boy Road,
Fencehouses
Co. Durham
DH4 6PY
 


0191 385 2694
  

Bishop Auckland area

Name and addressPhone numberemailWebsite

Cockton House
35 Cockton Hill Road
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 6HS

03000 260 600 


aykleyheadshouseregisteroffice@durham.gov.uk
 

Helme Park Hall Hotel
Fir Tree
Near Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DH2 4NW

01388 730 970

  

Horsley Hall
Eastgate
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL13 2LJ

01388 517 239

hotel@horsleyhall.co.uk

http://www.horsleyhall.co.uk/

Headlam Hall Hotel
Headlam
Near Gainford
Darlington
County Durham
DL2 3HA

01325 730 238

admin@headlamhall.co.uk

http://www.headlamhall.co.uk

Hardwick Hall Hotel
Sedgefield
County Durham
TS21 2EH

01740 620 253


info@hardwickhallhotel.co.uk

http://www.hardwickhallhotel.co.uk

Sedgefield Racecourse
Racecourse Road
Sedgefield
Stockton-on-Tees
TS21 2HW

01740 621 925


info@sedgefield-racecourse.co.uk

http://www.sedgefield-racecourse.co.uk

Shildon Civic Hall
Civic Hall Square
Shildon
County Durham
DL4 1AH

01388 772 902

  

The Park Head Hotel
New Coundon
DL14 8QB


01388 661727
  

Whitworth Hall Hotel
Stanners Lane
Spennymoor
County Durham
DL16 7QX

01388 811 772

weddings@whitworthhall.co.uk

http://www.whitworthhall.co.uk

Manor House Hotel and Country Club
The Green
West Auckland
County Durham
DL14 9HW

01388 834 834

enquiries@manorhousehotel.net

http://www.manorhousehotel.net/


The Manor House
Sedgefield
TS21 2BW
 

01740 62 92 64

enquiries@manorhousesedgefield.co.uk
 

Spennymoor Town Council
Town Hall
High Street
Spennymoor
County Durham
DL6 6DG

01388 815 276


enquiries@spennymoortowncouncil.gov.uk
 

Seaham area

Name and addressPhone numberemailWebsite

Hardwicke Hall Manor Hotel
Hesleden
Hartlepool
TS27 4PA


01429 836 326

enquiries@hardwickehallmanor.co.uk
 

Shotton Hall
Peterlee
County Durham
SR8 2PH

0191 586 2491

peterleecouncil@daltonet.com

 

New Plough
Burnopfield
NE16 6HZ


01207 570 337

manager@thenewplough.co.uk
 

Martino's
19-20 North Railway Street
Seaham
County Durham
SR7 7DA

0191 529 5295

  

Seaham Hall Hotel
Lord Byron's Walk
Seaham
County Durham
SR7 7AG

0191 516 1400

reservations@seaham-hall.com

http://www.seaham-hall.co.uk/


Seaham Town Hall
Stockton Road,
Seaham,
Co Durham
SR7 0HP
 

0191 581 8034
  
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