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Historic Durham & York Christmas Fayre

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TCAL20165

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

2 days

2 Days Away

A wonderful two day break combining the charm of Durham a city steeped in historic charm and York with its traditional Christmas Fayre, famous Minster a 13th century Gothic Cathedral. 

PRICE FROM ? £99 per person
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What's Included?

  • Coach travel with reserved seating
  • One night dinner, bed and breakfast at the The Holiday Inn Express - Middlesbrough
  • Excursion to the city of Durham
  • A visit to explore the attractions and history of York and its Christmas Fayre
Durham - a proud and historic city with a unique sense of identity. Guaranteeing you a warm welcome, Durham fuses its own past and cultural heritage with the modern expectations of visitors to create a city that is unique and different but maintains a familiarity to its visitors.

York - Described as a lively festival city with Roman roots and a Viking past, York offers a fantastic range of attractions for you to explore.  Wander around the Shambles, quaint cobbled lanes which are home to independent stores, quirky gift shops and cosy tea rooms. With buildings from the 14th century, it’s one of the most intact medieval areas in England.

Durham

Durham

Durham, a beautiful historic city in the North East of England, dating back to the Roman times.

Known for its superb architecture, vibrant culture and rich history, Durham is a popular holiday destination with many fantastic attractions. 

Discover Durham Cathedral, one of the most impressive cathedrals in the world, with its 1,000-year history and stunning collections of manuscripts, embroideries, and other historic objects. It’s also a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site with beautiful Norman architecture and spectacular stained-glass windows.

Explore other iconic landmarks in the city, such as the 11th century Durham Castle and the medieval Durham City Walls. These fascinating attractions provide a unique insight into the history of the city, offering a glimpse into the lives of people who once lived there. Take a stroll around the quaint cobbled streets, exploring the shops, museums and art galleries, before relaxing with a drink in a cosy pub.

The city is known for its thriving arts scene, with several cultural festivals taking place throughout the year. Durham is a wonderful destination for a coach holiday, whether you’re interested in history, the arts, or you’re looking for a relaxing break away in an attractive city.

York

York

York, a beautiful and enchanting walled city in the heart of North Yorkshire.

Described as a lively festival city with Roman roots and a Viking past, York offers a fantastic range of attractions for you to explore.  Wander around the Shambles, quaint cobbled lanes which are home to independent stores, quirky gift shops and cosy tea rooms. With buildings from the 14th century, it’s one of the most intact medieval areas in England, visited by many visitors every year.

Visit York Minster, one of the world’s most magnificent Gothic cathedral and the largest cathedral in Northern Europe. This exquisite building contains an impressive collection of medieval stained glass, with the earliest dating back to the 12th century. 

Explore the fascinating museums, such as the National Railway Museum, York Castle Museum and Jorvik Viking Centre. There are also inspiring art galleries, including York Art Gallery with artist collections that span over 600 years. 

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  • 24-hour English speaking emergency assistance 
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Accommodation

The Holiday Inn Express, Middlesbrough The Holiday Inn Express, Middlesbrough

A contemporary hotel situated in a central location opposite Middlesbrough Town Hall. This modern hotel features bright décor and is an ideal comfortable base for our overnight stay.

Hotel Features: All bedrooms with en-suite facilities, flat screen TV, tea/coffee making facilities, Restaurant, Lounge/bar, Lift.

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