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Historic Durham, Beamish & Captain Cook’S Whitby

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TJUS8578

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days

UK 2021

PRICE FROM ? £309 per person
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Itinerary

Description

We enjoy a host of historically-themed excursions on this wonderful exploration of the North East. From the bustling port of Whitby, once the home of the famous seafarer Captain Cook, to the fascinating open-air living museum of Beamish and the beautiful city of Durham, this break offers the perfect chance to journey into the past in this captivating part of Britain.

Coach Itinerary

North East England And Whitby Short Breaks

Durham (full day)
We visit the handsome university city of Durham, where we find an abundance of impressive historical buildings and sights. These include the unique 11th-century castle, the university’s Botanic Garden and the highlight of the city’s skyline, the magnificent Norman cathedral.

Beamish Living Museum (full day)
The fascinating and ever-popular living museum of Beamish gives us the opportunity to discover the amazing industrial heritage in the North of England. From the 1940s farm to the early 20th-century Pit Village, we take a step back in time as we meet costumed characters and catch a tram through The Town; a typical market town from the years leading up to the First World War.

Whitby (full day)
We spend the day exploring the charming coastal town of Whitby, famed for its connection to Bram Stoker’s Dracula and for its striking jet jewellery. Wander around the busy harbour before tackling the climb up to the atmospheric ruined abbey perched on the cliffs above the town. Whitby was also once the home of the famous explorer Captain Cook, who lived here as an apprentice. Afterwards, we take a scenic drive along the coast back to the hotel.

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  • Return coach travel
  • 4 nights at the Jurys Inn, Middlesbrough with dinner & breakfast 
  • Excursions to Durham, Beamish Living Museum & Whitby

    Please note: a £20pp supplement will apply for passengers departing from the Isle of Wight on all 2021 UK & Ireland breaks.

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  • 4 nights at the Jurys Inn, Middlesbrough with dinner & breakfast 
  • Excursions to Durham, Beamish Living Museum & Whitby  

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Accommodation

Jury’s Inn

The comfortable Jurys Inn is situated close to Middlesbrough town centre. The hotel offers a bar and restaurant plus leisure facilities including a Jacuzzi, steam room and gym. There is also free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

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