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North East Quilting Retreat

1st - 8th June 2023 & 7 - 14th October 2023

8 days from £1,435pp

Enjoy 2 full day hand sewing workshops with expert Pat Archibald (June) or Sallieann Harrison (Oct) and explore the UK’s northeast through tours of the Bowes Museum, Durham Cathedral, and Alnwick Castle and Alnwick Gardens.
  • Enjoy 2 full day hand sewing workshops with our experts
  • See one of the largest and most significant European textile collections at the Bowes Museum
  • Visit the spectacular Durham Cathedral
  • Admire Alnwick Castle and Alnwick Gardens
This holiday combines the best that the local area has to offer. From hand-sewing workshops with experts Pat Archibald (June) or Sallieann Harrison (October) to shopping in the area's many quilt shops. The museums are all excellent, Durham Cathedral is spectacular and the Northumberland landscape that we pass on our way to the amazing Alnwick Castle is simply beautiful. This is a real discovery for anyone who have never been to this part of England. 

Your Accommodation

Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

Situated in the historic city of Durham, this 4-star hotel is situated by the Castle, Cathedral and the River Wear. Within the hotel there is an international restaurant where we’ll have breakfast and dinner, a lounge bar - perfect for a drink after a day of exploring and fully-equipped gym. Car parking is available at the hotel at extra cost.
Room Facilities & Amenities
  • En Suite bathroom
  • Flat screen television
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • Tea and coffee making facilities