Northumbria & The Lake District

Northumbria & The Lake District

Northumberland is a magical place filled with ancient castles, hidden gardens, rolling hills, sweeping views and a cultural heritage all of its own.

Northumberland is a magical place filled with ancient castles, hidden gardens, rolling hills, sweeping views and a cultural heritage all of its own.

Combined with the outstanding Lake District this tour takes in some of the best scenry and attractions in the north of England.

 

Hotel days 1- 3: Durham Marriott, Durham (3 nights D, B&B)

This historical hotel is in the city centre and blends traditional sophistication with contemporary convenience. The bedrooms offer a stylish decor and state-of-the-art

technology, equipped with TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities and WiFi.

There is a leisure centre with indoor pool, sauna and fully equipped gym

 

Hotel days 4 – 6: The Skiddaw Hotel, Keswick (3 nights D, B&B)

Situated in Keswick town square this family-run hotel combines traditional décor with modern facilities and efficient service. There is a restaurant and bar. All 43 bedrooms

come with WiFi, TV, direct dial telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.

Day 1

We leave Belfast and travel to Durham via the mid-morning P&O ferry from Larne.
Hotel : Durham Marriott, Durham (3 nights D, B&B)

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Day 2

After breakfast we have a guided walking tour of the city followed by free time to explore at will. Both the famous cathedral, which dominates the skyline, and Crook Hall Garden are well worth a visit.

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Day 3

morning visit to Beamish: the Living Museum of the North. The world famous open air museum tells the story of the north east of England in the Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian periods. In the afternoon we spend a little time in Newcastle, full of friendly people, great shopping and, of course, the famous bridges over the Tyne.

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Day 4

As we leave Durham towards the Lake District we make a stop at Raby Castle, one of the finest and best-preserved medieval castles in North East England, for a guided tour of the house and then to visit its picturesque walled garden.
After some lunch we complete our journey in Keswick.
Hotel : The Skiddaw Hotel, Keswick (3 nights D, B&B)

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Day 5

Today we travel to Pooley Bridge at the northern end of Ullswater (the second largest lake in the Lake District) where we board the Ullswater Steamer for a wonderful hour long cruise. Our coach meets us at Glenridding where we continue our journey with a drive over the Kirkstone Pass to Bowness-on-Windermere

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Day 6

We are off to the Western Lakes today as we explore the house and gardens of Muncaster Castle, take in a Bird of Prey Show and get lost in the Meadowvole Maze!

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Day 7

Time to return home.

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B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included

Tour Highlights

Durham City Tour • Beamish • Newcastle-Upon-Tyne • Raby Castle • Ullswater Steamer • Kirkstone Pass • Muncaster Castle & Gardens

 

 

Price Excludes

• Single Room Supplement £75

• Holiday Insurance

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details Times
Europa Buscentre Ulsterbus Tours, Europa Buscentre Stands 2-5
Belfast
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14 Jun
2019
£699.00
06 Sep
2019
£699.00

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