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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 addressWebsite

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

The Jersey Farm Hotel

The Bowes Museum
Barnard Castle
County Durham
DL12 8NP

The Bowes Museum

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

The Morritt

Lartington Hall
Stable Lodge
Barnard Castle
County Durham
DL12 9BW


Lartington Hall

Durham/Stanley area

Name and addressWebsite
 
The Bay Eden Arms
Rushyford
DL17 0LL
 
Bay Eden Arms, Rushyford

Beamish Hall Hotel
Beamish
Stanley
County Durham
DH9 0YB

Beamish Hall Hotel

Beamish Museum
Beamish
County Durham
DH9 0RG

Beamish Museum

Bowburn Hall Hotel
David Terrace
Bowburn
County Durham
DH6 5NH

Bowburn Hall Hotel

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

Lumley Castle

Aykley Heads House
Aykley Heads
Durham
DH1 5TS

Register offices

Crook Hall
Sidegate
County Durham
DH1 5SZ

Crook Hall and Gardens

Radisson Blu Hotel
Frankland Lane
County Durham
DH1 5TA

Durham Radisson Blu Hotel

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

Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club

Hallgarth Manor Hotel
Pittington
County Durham
DH6 1AB

Hallgarth Manor House

Hatfield College 
North Bailey
DH1 3RQ

Hatfield College: weddings

South Causey Inn
Stanley
County Durham
DH9 0LS

South Causey Inn

Durham Amateur Rowing Club
Green Lane
DH1 3JU

Durham Amateur Rowing Club: weddings

Durham Castle
Palace Green
DH1 3RW

Durham Castle: weddings

Durham Masonic Hall
36 Old Elvet
Durham City
DH1 3HN

Durham Masonic Hall

 

Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County
Old Elvet
DH1 3JN

Durham Marriott Hotel

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

Lambton Park: weddings

North Pennine Escapes
Black Horse

Ruffside Village
Blanchland
County Durham
DH8 9PE

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Black Horse
Red Row
Beamish
Stanley
County Durham
DH9 0RW

Black Horse, Beamish

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

The Old Vicarage, Castleside

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

Stanley Civic Hall

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

Chilton Country Pub and Hotel

Bishop Auckland area

Name and addressWebsite

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

Register offices

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

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Horsley Hall
Eastgate
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL13 2LJ

Horsley Hall

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

Headlam Hall

Hardwick Hall Hotel
Sedgefield
County Durham
TS21 2EH

Hardwick Hall Hotel

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

Sedgefield Racecourse

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

Shildon Civic Hall

The Park Head Hotel
New Coundon
DL14 8QB

Park Head Hotel, Coundon

Whitworth Hall Hotel
Stanners Lane
Spennymoor
County Durham
DL16 7QX

Whitworth Hall Hotel

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

The Manor House Hotel


The Manor House
Sedgefield
TS21 2BW
 

The Manor House Hotel, Sedgefield

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

Spennymoor Town Council: weddings

Seaham area

Name and address

Website

Hardwicke Hall Manor Hotel
Hesleden
Hartlepool
TS27 4PA

Hardwicke Hall Manor Hotel

Shotton Hall
Peterlee
County Durham
SR8 2PH

Shotton Hall

New Plough
Burnopfield
NE16 6HZ

Facebook: The New Plough, Burnhopefield

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

Martino's, Seaham: weddings

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

Seaham Hall

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

Seaham Town Hall

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