Bowes Museum (Durham)
The Bowes Museum has a nationally renowned art collection containing paintings by El Greco, Francisco Goya, Canaletto, Jean-Honoré Fragonard and François Boucher.
The museum also has a collection of decorative art, ceramics, textiles, tapestries, clocks and costumes, as well as older items from local history.
The Bowes Museum was purpose-built as a public art gallery for John Bowes and his wife Joséphine Chevalier, Countess of Montalbo, who both died before it opened in 1892. Bowes was the illegitimate son of John Bowes, the 10th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne.
- 7 Day Weather Forecast
Our weather forecast for Barnard Castle in Durham is split into two widgets. The first shows a timeline containing temperature, wind, sunrise/sunset and chance of rain, whilst the second shows the forecast for the week ahead including severe weather alerts when available.
- You may also like ...
In this 'you may also like' section we attempt to answer what else can I do? Here you have a list by order of being the closest some more beaches, things to see and do, places to eat and upcoming events.
- Where can I stay ...
Booking.com interactive map
- What do others think ...