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Springtime Extravaganza in the Durham Dales

Springtime Extravaganza in the Durham Dales

Fri 16 Feb 2018: The beauty of the Durham Dales is breathtaking and this rough and unmanicured area is delightful throughout all the seasons

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The beauty of the Durham Dales is breathtaking and this rough and unmanicured area is delightful throughout all the seasons. Experience a relaxing steam train ride and enjoy a wonderful ‘Band Night’ at our hotel.


Your Holiday Includes

  • Door to Door Service

  • Our own courier service

  • Club Class Extra Legroom Coach

  • 3 nights half board

  • Tea/coffee & biscuits served on arrival

  • Nightly entertainment

  • Pre-dinner drinks on Friday & Saturday

  • Ride on the Tanfield Railway

  • The Bowes Museum with Cream Tea

Not Included: All lunches


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We travel north, pausing in Thirsk, arriving at our hotel late afternoon. Tea/coffee and biscuits are served upon arrival. Enjoy a drink before dinner which is followed by entertainment.


Today, we visit historic Richmond, located high above the River Swale. From here we head to the delightful market town of Barnard Castle, before our afternoon visit to the stunning Bowes Museum. Our visit here also includes a delicious Cream Tea. This evening we have a pre-dinner drink before tonight's Gala Dinner which is followed by an evening of fine musical entertainment as we listen to the sounds of a live band.


We travel to Gateshead, and walk across the Millennium 'Winking Eye' bridge into Newcastle's famous Sunday Quayside Market. Explore the stalls and obtain lunch before we travel to the Tanfield Railway, the 'world's oldest railway', for an unforgettable journey behind a vintage steam hauled train through the beautiful rolling countryside. Return to the hotel for dinner and evening entertainment.


Departing the hotel, we spend time in the beautiful City of York, returning home during the evening

Your Hotel


3* Blackwell Grange Hotel, Nr Darlington

A beautiful 17th century mansion peacefully situated in nine acres of its own grounds and surrounded by a scenic 18-hole golf course. Restaurant and bar/lounge. Leisure club with heated indoor swimming pool, spa & sauna.

Mobility Grade: 4 – Hotel & locality have a few isolated steps. Rooms are all served by a lift.


Hotel Facilities:

· Restaurant

· Bar 

· Lounge     

· En Suite Bedrooms 

· TV 

· Hairdryer 

· Hospitality Tray 

· Lift


Duration, Departure Dates & Price


4 Day Tour

Fri 16 – Mon 19 Feb 2018 – £382


Tour Departs By: 8.30am

Returns By: 7.00pm


Times are approximate




Single Room: £30

Holiday Insurance: £19.50


Deposit: £75 per person for all coach holidays in Britain


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Henley-in-Arden Park&Ride Park & Ride at Johnsons Depot
Liveridge House, Liveridge Hill, Henley in Arden

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