Monday 5th - Friday 9th October 2020
Home of the Prince Bishops, Durham is a hugely popular tourist destination city in the UK and is crowned by its magnificent Norman Castle and Romanesque Cathedral. Featuring a delightful mix of ‘olde worlde’ cobbled streets with real ale taverns and tea rooms with modern shops, museums and visitor attractions, holidays to Durham with Eastons take in the best of the city and surrounding areas of the wider county.
Day 1: Following your home taxi collection, we make our way to the Marriott Royal County Hotel in Durham for our 4 night stay on a dinner, bed & breakfast basis.
Day 2: After a leisurely breakfast we travel to Beamish – the Living Museum of the North. Beamish is a world famous open air museum telling the story of life in North East England during the 1820s, 1900s & 1940s. We return to the hotel with plenty of time to settle in before dinner.
Day 3: Day at leisure to explore. Home of the Prince Bishops, Durham is a hugely popular tourist destination and is crowned by its magnificent Norman Castle and Romanesque Cathedral. Featuring a delightful mix of ‘olde worlde’ cobbled streets with real ale taverns and tea rooms with modern shops, museums and visitor attractions.
Day 4: We travel via Weardale to the historic market town of Barnard Castle, a historic market town which takes its name from the castle around which it grew. After lunch, we make the short journey to the Bowes Museum – the jewel in the heart of the historic market town of Barnard Castle. This French-style Chateau houses one of Britain’s finest collections of French paintings, textiles and antiques. The museum was purpose built in the 19th century by wealthy businessman John Bowes and his French actress wife Josephine. Their romantic story is revealed as you wander around this graceful and elegant Grand I listed building.
Day 5: We depart for Norfolk, making suitable stops en-route. Upon arrival our door to door service will be waiting to return you home.
Single Supplement £nil (Limited Availability)
Tour Reference AWE4019
Deposit Required: £50pp
Balance Due: 8 weeks prior to departure
Marriott Royal County **** Durham
Walk in the footsteps of Royalty at this historic hotel situated on the banks of the River Wear. With parts dating back to the 11th-century, the hotel offers modern amenities while preserving the building’s historic charm. All rooms feature safe, iron & ironing board, lift access, hairdryer, TV, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities.
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