Hot and Cold Drinks & Light Snacks Available

Welcome to Bowes Tearoom


Hot & Cold Drinks - Crisps - Chocolate Bars 

Accessible without entry to the museum – A warm and friendly atmosphere awaits you, with ample free parking and disabled access. A popular venue for cyclists and dog walkers. Whether you are catching up with friends and family or looking for some quiet time alone to enjoy a coffee with the newspaper, Bowes Tearoom is the place for you.

We can cater for group bookings and private events or provide room hire only.

Bowes Tearoom can be hired for celebrations, children’s parties and group meetings.                                      

Please use the form below if you would like to make a request to book a private event.


Browse our gift shop for railway memorabilia, greetings cards and handcrafted wooden planters produced in our very own workshops.

In GREAT DEMAND - Our customised products such as wooden picnic benches, tables, chairs, coal tub style planters are produced in our joinery, engineering or blacksmithing workshops for the general public and businesses.

If you would like to make an enquiry, please complete the form below and someone from our team will contact you.