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North East England Quilting

1 October 2022

This tour is currently sold out, but if you'd like to register your interest we can put you on a wait list in case we have any cancellations. Just fill in your details below and we will contact you if a place becomes available.
From hand-sewing workshops with Carolyn Forster, to visits to the spectacular Durham Cathedral and Alnwick Castle, this holiday combines the best that the local area has to offer.
  • Hand sewing workshops with Carolyn Forster, our accompanying textile expert, kit included
  • Demo and talk with Kim Suleman
  • Services of an Arena Travel Tour Manager throughout the tour
  • Tips for drivers and local guides included in the price
This holiday combines the best that the local area has to offer with hand-sewing workshops with Carolyn Forster and shopping in some of 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

Marriott Royal County Hotel, Durham

Located in the historic centre of Durham, the Marriot Royal County hotel is situated in a building dating back to the 17th century. This comfortable hotel has a lounge bar, a restaurant with terrace, a fitness centre, indoor pool and sauna. 
Room Facilities & Amenities
  • En suite bathroom
  • Tea and coffee making facilities 
  • Safe
  • TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Iron