We offer you a superb new tour in the cathedral city of Durham and include tickets for Kynren, a multi award winning, live action outdoor theatre spectacular bringing to life the highlights of English history. We also include visits to Head of Steam Railway Museum and the National Museum of the Royal Navy. Our base is the Radisson Blu Hotel in Durham, overlooking the River Wear right in the city centre and the perfect location to enjoy this quintessential English.
The 4 star Radisson Blu Hotel Durham has a city centre, riverside location. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, tea making facilities, toiletries and Wi-Fi. There is a restaurant, gym and spa with swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. There is a lift.
We travel north to Darlington and the Head of Steam Railway Museum, located in the former North Road Station on the route of the world's first public steam railway. Later we continue to Durham and the Radisson Blu Hotel for 2 nights half board accommodation.
You are free to spend the day exploring the city of Durham including the Cathedral and Castle UNESCO World Heritage sites, as well as quirky shops and eateries set in maze of hilly, cobbled streets. After an early dinner we head to Bishop Auckland for Kynren, a thrilling tale told on an enormous scale bringing to life the incredible story of England's last 2,000 years, taking the audiences on an action-packed journey through time. Travel through the fog of war, noise of battle, heat of industry and pageantry of royal ceremony; from King Arthur and the Romans to Queen Elizabeth I, Shakespeare and the Victorians, all told with thrilling choreography, amazing stunts, equestrianism, special effects and pyrotechnics. Please note: This is an outdoor show so please ensure you wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather conditions.
This morning we head to the National Museum of the Royal Navy at Hartlepool where you can explore the 18th century quayside and the impressive HMS Trincomalee. We arrive into our local area late afternoon.
2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast, Luxury coach travel, Services of experienced tour driver.
EXCURSIONS - entry to Head of Steam Railway Museum, Kynren and National Museum of the Royal Navy.
DEPOSIT: £20.00 per person
Single supplement: £55.00