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Delightful Durham

Delightful Durham

Enjoy this short break to County Durham and the magnificent Pennines, live through time in Beamish Living Museum and explore the historic city of Durham with its great cathedral and cobbled streets.

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Enjoy this short break to County Durham and the magnificent Pennines, live through time in Beamish Living Museum and explore the historic city of Durham with its great cathedral and cobbled streets.

 

At a Glance:

  • Historic City of Durham

  • Beamish –Living Museum of the North

  • Bowes Museum

  • Stanhope and The Pennines

Day 1:

We depart from home and travel to Stamford, where we pause for a break to stretch your legs and get yourself a bite to eat before continuing to our hotel in the centre of Durham.

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Day 2:

This morning, we head to Beamish, the world-famous living museum of the North. Here you can live the story of life in North East England during the 1820s, 1900s, 1940s. & 1950s. Board one of the trams, horse-drawn carts or trains and visit the 1900s traditional sweet shop, explore the 1940s wartime farm, disappear down into the 1900s mine at the pit village or go 'behind the scenes' and see some of the fascinating items in the collections of Beamish.

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Day 3:

Today is a day at leisure in historic Durham. As our hotel is located near the centre of the city, there is plenty to see and do within a short walk. Perhaps you could visit Crook Hall & Gardens, the famous Durham Cathedral or maybe enjoy a river cruise to take in the city from a different angle. There is plenty to keep you busy.

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Day 4:

Our day begins with a visit Bowes Museum, housed in a majestic French-style chateau. Its collections will amaze you with the beautiful Silver Swan and many wonderous pieces of art and heritage. The museum also hosts a café as well as park & gardens for a well-rounded visit. Later on, we head over the scenic North Pennines with magnificent views over the areas many valleys and peaks. We end our day with the rest of this afternoon in the small market town of Stanhope, during our stop you could Durham Dales Centre or Lime Tree Gallery.

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Day 5:

Departing our hotel after breakfast we head to Harrogate before returning to East Anglia, where our door to door service will waiting to return you home.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Hotel: Overlooking the River Wear right in the city centre, the Radisson Blu hotel is in an ideal location to wander into the city for a day of exploration. Hotel facilities include indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym. All bedrooms are en suite and have television, telephone, hairdryer and tea & coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift. www.radissonhotels.com

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Beacon Hill Services Beacon Hill Services Lorry Park
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (North) Capel St Mary White Horse Public House
Setdown Point:Capel St Mary National Exp StopSouth
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Newmarket Bus Station Newmarket Bus Station
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn Stowmarket Railway Station
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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