Wedding venue near County Durham

Welcome to the South Causey Inn...

We look forward to meeting you and hope to make your wedding day something special for both of you to remember.

South Causey Inn can provide you with a traditional country wedding, set in the beautiful countryside with a relaxed informal environment.

Our venues contain many distinct and quirky features starting with our outside bar created from an original 1960s Fire Engine, our world-famous Trafalgar Square bus which has been created into a boutique bedroom for your guests and our on-site gin distillery and brewery are available for you to create your perfect wedding drinks. We are also dog-friendly so your pets can be officially invited to your wedding day.

Our four venues, The Old Barn, The Durham Suite, The Beamish Barn, and The Farmhouse are all individually unique and stand-alone venues completely separate from each other which cater to a different size, type, and style of weddings. We are set in over 100 acres, with beautiful flower and herb gardens, a wild meadow, and more formal lawns for those treasured photographs. We also have a beautiful lake setting which we will be happy to provide transport to and from, our team of chefs is on hand throughout the day to create your dream wedding breakfast and we also have 42 bedrooms for your guests to stay,

Sit back, relax and enjoy the wedding whirl, confident that South Causey Inn is with you all the way.

Your dedicated wedding coordinators can be contacted on 01207 235555 or via email at

The Durham Suite

Our spacious and elegant Durham Suite was once a stone stable block and has been sensitively converted into a bright, beautiful space that is ideal for hosting all manner of celebrations.

The Old Barn

With wooden floors, original beams, and classic features, this beautiful venue is spacious enough for 200 guests and has a separate area for hosting wedding ceremonies.

The Beamish Barn

The Beamish Barn is our smaller event space - perfect for more intimate weddings and celebrations of up to 45 guests. The Beamish Barn boasts original wooden beams, rustic wooden floors, natural lighting, and a roaring log fire.

The Farmhouse

It won’t take much for you to fall in love with The Farmhouse, a beautiful venue with its own exclusive grounds in the heart of the Beamish Valley. You will approach the 150-year-old stone Farmhouse via a private driveway.

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