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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Durham Festive Break

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Board Basis: Mixed Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TJUSSTXBD

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Self Drive

​Spend two nights between Christmas and New Year in a castle and explore the Beamish Museum and the city of Durham. 

Spend two nights between Christmas and New Year in a castle and explore the Beamish Museum and the city of Durham.

PRICE FROM ? £449 per person
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What's Included

  • Just You Tour Manager as your host
  • 2 nights half board in a 4-star hotel
  • 4 meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners
  • Welcome drink
  • ​Explore Beamish – the Living Museum of the North
  • Durham city tour

Not Included


  • Day 1 Durham
  • Make your own way to Chester-le-Street in County Durham, where your unique hotel is located. After you've settled into your room, join your fellow travellers for a welcome drink followed by dinner in the restaurant this evening.
  • Day 2 Beamish Museum
  • A day of exploration begins after breakfast, as we head to the village of Beamish to visit the fascinating Beamish Open-air Museum. As we tour this living museum we'll be taken on a journey back in time as we experience life in the North East of England from the 1820s to the 1940s.
    There is so much to see and do here – you can take a nostalgic tram ride, see bakers at work using traditional Edwardian recipes, explore a terrace of miners' cottages and much more. There's a collection of vintage vehicles on display in a replica garage from the 1900s, a cosy farmhouse circa 1940, and you can even stop for refreshments at the British Kitchen. This is based on the restaurants set up by the government during wartime, so maybe order yourself a spam sandwich!
    Next, we head into the city of Durham, where a short guided tour will introduce us to its main highlights. We'll stroll through winding cobbled streets and view its famous cathedral, which sits on a rocky promontory next to Durham Castle and overlooking the River Wear.
    We'll return to the hotel for a relaxing evening, with dinner included once more in the restaurant.
  • Day 3 Durham
  • Enjoy breakfast at leisure this morning before checking out of the hotel and making your way back home.
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    • Lumley Castle Hotel
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Optional Excursions

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