Gold Durham, Richmond & The Delightful Dales
- Duration: 5 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TBAK10780
- Travel Type: Luxury Coach
4 nights stay with dinner, bed & breakfast
Home Link included
Historic city of Durham
Bowes Museum and The Silver Swan
Barnard Castle & Bowes Museum
Swaledale & Wensleydale
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
We depart and make our way to thenortheast and arriving late afternoon for thenext 4 nights stay with dinner, bed and breakfast.
This morning we drive north to thehistoric city of Durham, well known for its hugecathedral which sits overlooking the rest of thecity and its beautiful cityscape. Maybe enjoy astroll along the riverside and perhaps obtainlunch in one of many cosy city cafes. A must visitis Durham cathedral with its great architectureand peaceful surroundings.
We begin today and travel tonearby Richmond, a pretty town where thismorning we have time to explore and wander atleisure. You could enjoy a walk around RichmondCastle or perhaps visit the Green HowardsRegimental Museum during our stop. LeavingRichmond we head along beautiful Swaledaleand Leyburn, a thriving market town inWensleydale.
We travel to Barnard Castle, a lovelysmall town in which you can see where Dickensimmortalised ‘Dotheboys Hall School’, visit theoldest home in the town where Oliver Cromwellsough refuge, browse around the antique shopsor just visit the castle itself, high above the Tees.We then visit Bowes Museum, just outside thetown, a majestic French-style chateau, openedin 1892.
After breakfast we leave and begin ourjourney home.
The Holiday Inn Darlington Scotch Corner is
just a short drive from our visits and is an ideal
base for this tour. Hotel facilities include indoor
swimming pool and gym, bar and lounge. All
bedrooms are en suite and have TV, telephone,
and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has
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