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The Way We Were 2022

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TGRA8568

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days

5 Days | Half Board | by Coach

Highlights: Alnwick, Beamish Open Air Museum, Durham, Hartlepool's Maritime Experience, Craigside House

Join us as we turn the clocks back a hundred or more years and remember how things used to be. At the award-winning, Beamish Open Air Museum streets, shops and homes recreate life at the turn of the century. We also experience how it used to be in Nelson’s day and how the ‘other half’ lived at Cragside House.

PRICE FROM ? £489 per person
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Itinerary

Excursions

Full day: Today we head for the picturesque fortress town of Alnwick with a magnificent castle dominating the skyline. Then on to Cragside House, an impressive Victorian mansion built for the first Lord Armstrong and the first house in the world to have electricity.

Full day: Today’s full day visit to Beamish Open Air Museum is a truly unforgettable experience. Ride on the trams, visit the shops, and walk into houses – all faithfully recreating life at the turn of the century.

Full day: To Hartlepool’s Maritime Experience, a superb re-creation of an 18th century seaport bringing to life the time of Nelson and Napoleon with a selection of historic shops and houses. This afternoon we visit the historic cathedral city of Durham.

Everything Included:

  • Free local joining points
  • Collect Coach Miles™
  • All coach travel
  • Reserved seats on tour coaches
  • Tour Manager escorted
  • Hotel accommodation and board as stated
  • No single room supplement
  • Excursions/itinerary as stated
  • Admission fees and entertainment if stated
  • Complete luggage handling
  • Price-Back Insurance Offer

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Disclaimer

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Accommodation

Mercure George Washington Hotel

The Mercure George Washington Hotel Golf and Spa is set in the tranquil surrounds of Washington. Located just 15-minutes from Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland, the hotel features a restaurant, a lounge bar and an 18-hole championship golf course. There is also an indoor pool, hot tub and steam room too.

The Hotel’s 103 bedrooms offer a range of accommodation options including doubles, twins, triples & family rooms. Each room features a range of facilities including complimentary Wi-Fi and 26” flat screen TV.

Check In: From 2pm                         

Check Out: By 11am

Slaley Hall Hotel

Set in 1,000 acres of Northumberland moorland and forest, Slaley Hall is an elegant Edwardian mansion that combines old world grandeur with a modern twist.

★★★★ (AA) • Lounge, two bars, restaurant • En-suite bedrooms • Free Wi-Fi • Swimming pool, sauna, steam room, gym • Full breakfast and three course evening meal plus tea or coffee • Lift

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