This tour takes in the best that the North East of England has to offer, with unspoilt countryside through the Dales and the Pennines. The highlight is our visit to Kynren – a spectacular open-air live show with over 1000 cast and crew!
Day 1 We have an early departure, stop in the beautiful conservation town of Stamford and reach our hotel in Redworth late afternoon.
Day 2 A full day out to Beamish. Britain’s favourite open air museum, set in over 300 acres of beautiful countryside, vividly recreates life in the North of England in the early 1800s and 1900s.
Day 3 After a leisurely breakfast, we make our way to Durham where we meet our guide for a tour of this splendid city. This is followed by some free time for your own exploration before returning to our hotel midafternoon. We have an early dinner before travelling to Bishop Auckland for the remarkable 90-minute show which is Kynren.
Day 4 Today we have a free morning at our hotel to enjoy the leisure facilities. Our afternoon is spent at the Bowes Museum which houses a wonderful collection of European and ﬁne decorative arts.
Day 5 A scenic drive today into the Durham Dales and over the North Pennines. We visit the Durham Dales Visitor Centre at Stanhope, the pretty village of Blanchland, and Hexham. Day 6:Leaving our hotel after breakfast we head south with suitable refreshment stops and arrive back at the local area early evening.
Day 6 Leaving our hotel after breakfast we head south with suitable refreshment stops and arrive back at the local area early evening.
A breathtaking Jacobean country house standing in beautifully landscaped grounds in Redworth, our four-star hotel has spacious and elegantly styled bedrooms equipped with TV, telephone, hairdryer, trouser press and hospitality tray. Facilities include an indoor swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room, gym and health spa. The hotel has WiFi and a lift.