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Medieval Durham, Alnwick & Historic Beamish

July & September 2021 & May - September 2022

5 days from £549pp

Travel to England’s beautiful north-east – the birthplace of railways – for a fascinating journey through history. Ride on the South Tynedale Railway, visit Alnwick Castle, the open-air Beamish Museum, Bowes Railway Museum and enjoy a guided walk around the ancient city of Durham. 
  • Roundtrip on the South Tynedale Railway
  • Visit to Bowes Railway Museum and enjoy a guided tour
  • Guided walking tour of Durham
  • Visit to Beamish open-air living museum
  • Entrance and guided tour of Alnwick Castle and Gardens
With its winding cobbled streets, famous Cathedral and Castle, Durham is a captivating city with a timeless quality. It is also the perfect place from which we’ll explore the beautiful north-east of England where history and heritage are still very much alive. Experience a real sense of the past at Beamish, the Living Museum of the North, visit Bowes Railway Museum and explore the iconic Alnwick Castle where centuries of history are interwoven with Potter-inspired magic. We also step aboard the South Tynedale Railway to enjoy memorable journeys from a bygone era in this charming corner of the country considered the birthplace of railways.

Your Accommodation

Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County

★★★★
Overview
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 fantastic leisure facilities including a heated indoor pool, whirlpool, and fully-equipped gym.
Room Facilities & Amenities
  • En Suite bathroom
  • Flat screen television
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • Tea and coffee making facilities