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Durham's Living Past

Durham's Living Past

Your holiday takes in the World Heritage Site of Durham during the 1820's, 1900's and 1940's.

Your holiday takes in the World Heritage Site of Durham during the 1820’s, 1900’s and 1940’s. Go back in time as you enter the world famous open air Beamish Museum, taking a ride on the tramway and discovering Edwardian recipes at the bakery. The past continues as you visit Spennymoor, Bishop Auckland and the market town of Bernard Castle.



· Luxury coach travel

· Home pick up

· 4 Nights’ Half Board accommodation

· Porterage on arrival & departure

· Excursion to Beamish Museum

· Excursion to Bowes Museum.

Day 1

.Take a scenic drive through the Cotswold towards the hotel, stopping for a bite to eat in the picturesque Bourton-on-the-Water.


Day 2

After a wholesome English breakfast, we depart for our day out excursion in Bristol. Why not pay a visit to Brunel's SS Great Britain, where you will learn the story of Captain Gray, Isambard Kingdom Brunel and the Incredible Journey. There will then be some free time to explore.

B, D

Day 3

After breakfast, we travel to the beautiful town of Bath for a day at leisure. This world heritage site is famous for it's naturally hot spa water and original style Roman baths.

B, D

Day 4

.We head towards Toddington where we board the train for a journey through Laverton, Winchcombe and Gotherington to Cheltenham Race Course.

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Day 5

.We say goodbye to Bristol and head for Bowood Estate, home of the Maquis of Lansdowne, for a visit to the house and gardens.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

You’ll be based at the Durham Marriott Hotel which is full of history and charm. The hotel offers all that you would expect from a hotel with modern facilities.

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
Abergele Water Street Abergele, Water Street
Opposite Bowling Green
Bangor, Tesco Bus Stop Bangor, Tesco Bus Stop
Chester Holiday Inn South Chester, Holiday Inn South
Chester Services Chester, Services on M56
Colwyn Bay Station Colwyn Bay, Station
Ewloe St Davids Park Ewloe, MainRoad Outside St Davids Park Hotel
Flint, Jones Motors Flint, Jones Motors
Holywell, Bus Station Holywell, Bus Station
Home Pick Up Home Pick Up
Llandudno Jct Station Llandudno Junction Station Car Park
Llandudno Mostyn Broadway Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park, Bus Stop
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