The city of Durham is one of the finest culture, heritage and tourism cities in Britain and has arguably the most beautiful Romanesque Cathedral in England, positioned next to Durham Castle, forming an impressive city panorama. Durham is a compact city so can be easily explored at leisure.
Redworth Hall Hotel, 4 Star
Surtees Rd, Newton Aycliffe
Tel 01388 770600
The Redworth Hall Hotel is a magnificent Jacobean country house surrounded by landscaped gardens and enchanting woodland. Lift. Leisure Facilities including indoor pool, gym, sauna, steam room, solarium, beauty treatment rooms. Tennis Court, Croquet Lawn.
Friday 27 November 4 Days £285 (Christmas at Durham & Beamish)
Single Supplement £100. Insurance £20
(includes Insurance Premium Tax at 20%)
4 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast, Entrance to The Bowes
Museum, Entrance to Beamish Museum.
DAY 1 We travel to Durham to arrive in time to settle in before dinner.
DAY 2 Today the driver will drop you in Durham for a day at leisure, you are free to discover the captivating medieval city of Durham, a wonderful place to explore with ancient winding streets packed with history, culture and stunning architecture.
DAY 3 We travel to Barnard Castle and visit the Bowes Museum – a French chateau in a northern landscape and one of the country’s most fascinating museum experiences, it contains the greatest collection of European fine and decorative arts in the North.
DAY 4 Today we head for Beamish, where past meets present, stroll around the shops and houses of the Edwardian Town, enjoy the huge range of attractions and talk to the dentist, school teacher, miners etc. etc.
DAY 5 We bid farewell to Durham and travel home.