George IV's taste in interiors may have tended to the opulent and exotic, but he enjoyed hanging Dutch scenes of everyday life on his walls, and he could afford to buy the best.

This travelling exhibition of the Dutch landscapes collected by him and other members of the royal family includes outstanding examples by Jacob van Ruisdael, Aelbert Cuyp and Jan van der Heyden.

The Bowes Museum

Newgate, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8NP

01833 690606

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Opening times

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan

Free entry with National Art Pass

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