Welcome to
Bessie Hays Bridal Boutique

wedding dress shop in durham

Based in the heart of
Chester Le Street, Durham

Serving Durham, County Durham, Newcastle, Sunderland, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, Darlington, Hartlepool and Middlesbrough

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Your wedding dress is an exceptionally personal choice, it has to be right, and it has to feel right.

Here at Bessie Hays Bridal Boutique, we help you find your perfect wedding dress. With an extensive range that covers all styles, shapes and tastes, we believe we offer the highest level of service amongst wedding dress shops in Newcastle. Our Durham wedding dress shop has dazzlingly beautiful, elegant and affordable wedding dresses in sizes 6, through to 34.

Wedding dresses are one of the most important purchases in your life and can make you feel like a real-life princess. Our range of dresses cater to every bride and are respectable of budget. We work with our customer to ensure they have the dress of their dreams for the big day.

“Selecting your wedding dress is more than just a fitting… it’s a process, a memory in the making.”.

prom dresses in durham

Proms are one of the most important events of your life. Your day will be full of memories that you will remember and cherish. You will want to look and feel amazing. Choosing your prom dress is an enjoyable, memorable experience.

Bessie Hays Bridal Boutique stocks a variety of elegant prom dresses, available in a number of sizes and styles.  Again we understand budgets and cater for this within our range.

A visit to our beautiful, spacious boutique is highly recommended to view our eye dropping range of prom dresses. We offer 1 to 1 appointments and we provide exclusivity on all of our prom dress.

Call 07444321908 or email us at info@bessiehaysbridalboutique.co.uk to book your appointment today.

“Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.” 

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Searching for that perfect wedding dress can be a highly memorable and exciting experience, so when you’re looking for bridal shops in Newcastle, it really is important to have this in mind. You should seek a boutique that offers a very personal service, one that is just as focused on finding your perfect dress as you are. We truly believe that Bessie Hays Bridal Boutique is one of the very best bridal shops in North East England, and we exist to help you in whatever way we can. Below is a quick guide of how to plan the purchase of your extraordinary bridal wear – Let’s get going!

Do your Research

Before you even step foot into a bridal boutique, do a bit of research. Have a look at current trends in bridal fashion, have a think about your budget and your dates. Once you have this information, you’re all set to visit a wedding dress shop in person – Remember, as tempting as it might be to try, you really can’t shop for bridal wear online, the first hand experience and expert help and advice offered by visiting a wedding dress shop in Newcastle can’t be matched. And remember, it’s an experience to be enjoyed!

Your Bridal Boutique visit

As we’ve established, searching for your wedding dress should be a memorable, enjoyable experience that you can share with your loved ones. We are here to help you on your journey in choosing the right dress, and to ensure that your wedding day is as special as it can possibly be.

You can call in advance to find out what sizes we have in a particular style before your visit. Once you’ve arrived at the boutique, you can then relax and enjoy the experience of trying on your bridal wear.

Shopping for your bridal wear needn’t be a stressful experience, you just need to see the right people and visit the best bridal shop in Newcastle – Bessie Hays bridal boutique’s team of experts will give you invaluable advice and guidance, helping to match you with your perfect outfit.

Choosing your dress

It’s simple really, choose your budget and then follow your heart, once you’ve found a dress that makes you feel a certain way, you’ll know it’s the one.

Talk to us today, and let us help you to find your perfect bridal wear at one of the very best wedding dress shops in Newcastle.

So remember, if you love, buy it. It will serve you well on your wedding day


Our staff appreciate that choosing wedding dress can be a complex process and sometimes overwhelming. To help the process, we have come up with a list of FAQ’s that are almost every day.

Here at Bessie Hays Bridal Boutique in Chester le Street, Durham we are not just a shop that sells dresses, we are a personal service with a passion and love of making all of our brides feel comfortable and relaxed. Our boutique is luxurious, spacious and welcoming.

If you have any questions about our wedding dresses or anything else, call us on 07444321908. More than happy to help.