5 Days Away - 2021/22
Five days away to enjoy the delights of Northumberland, with a visit to the impressive World Heritage Site of Hadrian’s Wall and a scenic drive along the stunning Northumberland Coast, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We also take a trip to historic Durham and have the chance to explore magnificent Alnwick Castle – the spectacular setting for some of the Harry Potter films.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
- Return coach travel
- 4 nights at the 3-star Britannia Hotel, Woolsington with dinner & breakfast
- 2 for 1 bar (6pm-9pm) on selected drinks
- Scenic drive along the Northumberland Coast
- Free excursion to Alnwick Castle
- Free excursion to Hadrian’s Wall & Chesters Fort
- Free excursion to Durham
- Photo stop at the Angel of the North
Alnwick Castle Carousel
If you’ve never been to Northumberland before you don’t know what you’re missing! England’s most northern county is a charming corner of the country which you will immediately fall in love with.
A hidden gem, Northumberland boasts some of the most dramatic and diverse natural scenery in the UK comprising vast unspoilt beaches, imposing castles, cobbled market towns and stunning wildlife.
Hadrian’s Wall & Chesters Roman FortHadrian’s Wall & Chesters Roman Fort
Built some 2,000 years ago on the orders of emperor Hadrian following his visit to Britain in AD122, Hadrian’s Wall was once the northern frontier of the mighty Roman Empire. Stretching from coast to coast in northern England, with Roman ruins and fascinating museums to discover, this is the best preserved and best known of Rome’s great frontiers.
Chesters Roman Fort is part of Hadrian’s Wall and the most complete Roman cavalry fort in Britain, built to house a Roman army garrison guarding the nearby bridge across the River Tyne. The site boasts well-preserved baths and steam room, as well as officers' quarters.
Explore the rich history of Hadrian’s Wall, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and take in the spectacular views of the dramatic and rugged landscape.
The heritage city of Durham is a real gem in the North East and a great place to visit all year round.
Overlooked by its World Heritage Castle and spectacular Cathedral, the city is a magnificent place, steeped in history and culture as well as a vibrant shopping destination.
Alnwick CastleAlnwick Castle
Nestled in the medieval market town of Alnwick, Alnwick Castle is one of the UK’s best preserved castles, still inhabited by the current Duke and Duchess of Northumberland.
Alnwick Castle is steeped in history, and its stunning architecture has been featured in many films, most notably as the Hogwarts School of Wizardry from the first two Harry Potter movies as well Downton Abbey and Robin Hood Prince of Thieves.
The castle is a fantastic attraction for the whole family, from plenty of Harry Potter themed activities and a terrifying live action dungeon to grand State Rooms, a diverse range of exhibitions and magnificent Garden, featuring poisonous plants!Back to top
Britannia Hotel, Woolsington Britannia Hotel, Woolsington
Enjoy a splendid break at the Britannia Hotel, Woolsington, conveniently located for our included excursion programme. All meals are buffet style.
Hotel Features: Bedrooms with en-suite facilities, TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee-making facilities • Bar • Restaurant • Free Wi-Fi in public areas • LiftBack to top