Delights Of Durham
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Durham city is home to the majestic Durham Cathedral. Together with the adjacent Durham Castle, this UNESCO World Heritage Site forms one of the most impressive city panoramas. With time to explore this wonderful city as well as visiting the Bowes Museum and Raby Castle, our tour is full of heritage and history for you to enjoy.
- 3 nights’ dinner, bed & breakfast
- A day at leisure in Durham
- Entrance to the Bowes Museum
- Entrance to Raby Castle
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1: We make our way to Durham and our hotel arriving in time for dinner.
Day 2: We spend a day at leisure in Durham, a captivating city with winding cobbled streets and a prominent peninsula crowned with the dramatic Durham Cathedral and Castle World Heritage Site. Visit beautiful Durham Cathedral, where the breath taking vaulted ceiling soars skyward like the choristers’ voices, and discover its Open Treasure experience which gives visitors access to previously hidden spaces within the Cathedral. Durham Castle is next to the Cathedral and has a vast array of nooks and crannies full of intrigue and interest. From the Castle walk down the charming cobbled pedestrianised streets lined with boutique shops, cafés and restaurants. Durham is a compact city so can easily be explored at leisure.
Day 3: This morning we visit the award winning Bowes Museum, a French Chateau in the north of England housing an outstanding collection of European art. Displayed over three floors, the stunning galleries include fashion and textiles, silver and metals, ceramics, decorative arts and picture galleries. In the afternoon we will visit the picturesque Raby Castle and its fabulous interiors and coach house. Raby is without doubt one of the most impressive intact castles in the North of England.
Day 4: After breakfast we bid farewell and begin our journey homeward.
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Radisson Blu Hotel DurhamThe Radisson Blu Durham overlooks the River Wear and is centrally located within walking distance of the historic city centre.
All 207 stylishly decorated en suite bedrooms are spacious and contemporary in style and offer TV, hairdryer, free Wi-Fi & tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift. Back to top