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The register office at The Story


Book an appointment at the register office at The Story or arrange a ceremony in this recently restored Grade 2 listed manor house.

Hold your celebration here

The Story combines Georgian grandeur with state-of-the-art modern facilities. Ceremonies are conducted in the recently restored Grade 2 listed manor house. There are three ceremony rooms on the ground floor which are easily accessible.

  • The register office - couple and two witnesses only
  • The Story Manor Room - room holds 12 guests
  • The Story Grand Staircase - room holds 16 guests
  • The Story Durham Room - room holds 80 guests
  • The Story Oswald Room - room holds 60 guests    

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 Story is located at Mount Oswald, South Road, Durham City, DH1 3TQ  

The Story 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. Limited on-site parking is available.



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