The Bowes Museum


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The Bowes Museum

A French château is home to the Bowes Museum and venue for the founders’ amazing love story. It is filled with treasures and has an internationally renowned collection of paintings, porcelain, furniture and fine arts on display. The highlight of the exhibition is a 240 year-old Silver Swan.

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Only a short journey away there’s plenty of interest in this compact region that’s bursting with activity, visual drama and history. A dramatic coastline of sandy beaches and towering cliffs, gentle and untamed countryside sprinkled heavily with pretty villages, grand castles and some of the most unique and wonderful collections of museums and heritage sites in all England.