Door 2 Tour

Coach Holidays, Escorted Tours & Events

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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Kingdom Of Northumbria And The Scottish Borders

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TBAK8554

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

Holiday Highlights

Holy Island and Lindisfarne

Beautiful Bamburgh

Coldstream, Kelso and Tweed Valley

Ford and Etal Villages

Rothbury and Cragside House

Historic Alnwick Gardens

PRICE FROM ? £599 per person
Plan My Trip

Sunday
We depart and make our way toNorthumberland where we enjoy 5 nights staywith dinner, bed and breakfast.

Monday
Today we make our way to Alnwick forthe day which were the inspiration of theDuchess of Northumberland. We include a visitto the delightful Alnwick Gardens. Alnwick Castleis the home of the Duke of Northumberland,whose family have lived there since 1309 andthe Castle has recently featured in the HarryPotter films.

Tuesday
Leaving after breakfast our day beginswith a visit to the villages of Ford and Etal withits visitor centre including steam railway, castles,paintings, cafe and tea rooms. Whilst here weinclude a visit to Lady Waterford Hall a ride onthe Heatherslaw steam light railway, and a visitto the Heatherslaw cornmill, England’s mostnortherly working water mill. From here we headfor the Scottish Borders region at Coldstreamand continue along the Tweed Valley to Kelso.Flemish in style, its wide cobbled market squareand gracious Georgian buildings make it without doubt the most attractive town in the region.We return to Bamburgh in time for dinner.

Wednesday
Today’s excursion takes us acrossthe causeway to Holy Island and the mysteriousLindisfarne Castle – visible in the distance fromBamburgh. We return to Bamburgh for free time,maybe to visit the majestic castle on the beach,or the Grace Darling Museum.NOTE: The crossing of the causeway to HolyIsland is governed by tide times. It may benecessary to amend this excursion.

Thursday
We journey through beautifulcountryside to the capital of Coquetdale,Rothbury, with its riverside setting of wide openspaces and delightful scenery. From here wehead for magnificent Cragside House, now in thecare of the National Trust. Cragside was the firsthouse to be lit by electricity – a wonder of theVictorian age. The house is fascinating, thegardens are spectacular with towering conifers,rocky crags, waterfalls and more.

Friday
After breakfast we leave and begin ourjourney home.

Other Information

Your Hotel

The Victoria Hotel

The Victoria Hotel is situated at the top of Main Street in the

coastal village of Bamburgh, just up the street from the magnificent

castle on the beach. The hotel offers a genuine warm and friendly welcome.

All rooms are individually named, fully en suite, well equipped and comfortably

furnished.

The hotel does not have a lift.

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