Bowes Museum and Rokeby Park

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With coach pick ups in:

The Memorial Gardens, York ( 8.30am),

Vue Cinema,York ( 8.50am),

Thirsk Coach Park ( 9.30am)

Visitors travel to the Bowes Museum where, after coffee, we have a gallery tour and talk by Emma House, the Assistant Keeper of Paintings, on the current exhibition. Alfred Sisley Impressionist Landscapes. There will be time to explore the rest of the museum and to have lunch before leaving for Rokeby park at 2.15pm. The house was designed by Sir Thomas Robinson in 1735, and there will be a tour of the house followed by tea and scones at the nearby Thorpe Farm Centre. We should arrive back in York at 6.30pm. For a booked sandwich lunch in the Bowes Museum the extra cost will be 6.15

For tickets please contact Lindsay Councell. Tel. 01423 330388

Venue details

Bowes Museum and Rokeby Park
The Museum is in the picturesque market town of Barnard Castle, County Durham situated in the heart of the Pennines in North East England. The town is just off the A66, 20 minutes by car from Scotch Corner (A1), 40 minutes from Penrith (M6) and 40 minutes from Durham Tees Valley Airport. Rokeby Park is located 3 miles south east of Barnard Castle on the north side of A66 between Al(M) and Bowes in Teesdale, County Durham. See Map. OS ref. NZ 080 142. East Yorkshire