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Barnard Castle register office

Book an appointment at Barnard Castle register office or arrange a ceremony.


Our register offices are preparing to re-open.

Following updates to government guidance, we can now offer a limited number of appointments at Aykley Heads Register Office to register a birth.

You can register a death through an appointment by telephoning 03000 266 000.

All ceremonies including weddings, civil partnerships, naming ceremonies and non-statutory celebrations have been suspended. Email any queries you have to

You can still order online or over the phone - see our Birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates page.

See our changes to services information or follow us on FacebookTwitter for further updates to our services.

Hold your celebration here

Our register office is near the centre of the beautiful old market town in the heart of scenic Teesdale. 

We have a ceremony room which has seating for up to 34 guests and parking is available nearby. 

Photographs can be taken nearby or you may choose to travel a short distance to have these taken in the grounds of Bowes Museum by prior arrangement.

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

How to get here

The Barnard Castle Register Office is located at 30 Galgate, Barnard Castle. DL12 8BH

Contact us
Register Office - Barnard Castle
03000 266 000
Our address is:
  • 30 Galgate
  • Barnard Castle
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH12 8BH
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