COACH HOLIDAY ITINERARY
DAY 1 Travel to County Durham making suitable comfort stops along the way, including a stop in Wetherby for lunch to be purchased. On arrival at the hotel we have a cup of tea/coffee with time to freshen up before our evening meal.
DAY 2 After breakfast we visit the award-winning Bowes Museum. This magnificent building stands proud in the historic market town and houses internationally significant collections of fine and decorative arts. Free time to explore the museum with time to purchase lunch in Café Bowes. Afterwards, visit Barnard Castle, which takes its name from its 12th century founder, Bernard de Balliol. It was later developed by the Beauchamp family and then passed into the hands of Richard III. We have time to explore the castle before returning to the hotel for our evening meal.
DAY 3 After breakfast travel north to visit the world famous Beamish Open-Air Museum. Experience amazing sights, sounds, smells and delicious tastes as the past comes to life. Beamish is unique - the objects aren’t locked away in glass cases, this is hands-on history! Step into the past and explore the 350-acre site, as Beamish tells the story of the people of North East England in the 1820s, 1900s and 1940s. We have a full day to explore everything on offer here before returning to the hotel for our evening meal.
DAY 4 After breakfast we join our driver and travel to Durham. This morning we have a guided tour of Durham Cathedral. Discover the story of a nation through this monumental building before free time this afternoon to explore the city. There are many shops to browse and plenty of restaurants to purchase lunch. We head back to the hotel ready for our evening meal.
DAY 5 After breakfast travel back to home area making suitable comfort stops along the way, including a stop in Stamford for lunch to be purchased.
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REDWORTH HALL HOTEL, DURHAM ****
Redworth Hall is a stunning 17th century Jacobean Manor House situated in the blissful tranquillity of its own 26 acres of landscaped grounds. This 4-star hotel combines traditional elegance with contemporary style. The health club offers fantastic facilities including indoor swimming pool, tennis, sauna, steam room and beauty room.
AT A GLANCE
√ Exclusive coach travel with Kirbys
√ 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
√ Tea/coffee on arrival at hotel
√ Tea/coffee after dinner
√ Free use of the hotel’s leisure facilities
√ Entrance to the Bowes Museum
√ Entrance to Barnard Castle
√ Entrance to Beamish Open-Air Museum
√ Guided tour of Durham Cathedral
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