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Aykley Heads House register office


Book an appointment at Aykley Heads House register office or arrange a ceremony at this Grade 2 listed building.

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Weddings and civil partnerships can now take place in our register offices, but numbers are restricted. If you have a wedding ceremony booked in a church, hotel or other venue, please contact them directly if you have any queries or require further information. Wedding receptions are not permitted so please contact your venue should you have a reception booked. 

All naming ceremonies and non-statutory celebrations are still suspended. Email any queries you have to theceremonyteam@durham.gov.uk.

You can order birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates online or over the phone.

Hold your celebration here

Aykley Heads House is a Grade 2 listed, moderate-sized country villa. 

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The number of guests allowed for ceremonies at Aykley Heads House register office is currently restricted. See the changes to weddings and civil partnerships information on our Getting married and Arranging a civil partnership pages for the latest guidance. 

There are three ceremony rooms on the ground floor which are easily accessible. You can contact us to find out more about the ceremony rooms available.

Photographs can be taken in the grounds. 

You can book ceremonies on weekdays, weekends and public holidays - contact us to find out what dates are available.

How to get here

The Durham Register Office is located at Aykley Heads House, Aykley Heads, Durham. DH1 5TS. 

Aykley Heads House is a short bus or car journey from Durham City. It is set back from the main road in its own grounds and there is good public transport links nearby as well as the University Hospital of North Durham. 

Contact us
Register Office - Aykley Heads House
03000 266 000
Our address is:
  • Aykley Heads
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 5TS