Our base for this tour is the stunning Slaley Hall Hotel, which is ideally located for exploring historic Northumbria and the beautiful Durham Dales.
This tour features historic Hadrian’s Wall where we are joined by a guide as we travel through the fabulous scenery of the Northumbria countryside, visiting the award winning Vindolanda, one of Europe’s most important Roman archaeological sites, and its Roman Army Museum.
Another day sees us visit Cragside House & Gardens, the former home of the famous inventor, Lord Armstrong. In 1878, Cragside was the first house in the world to be lit by hyrdo-electricity.
Monday: We depart the Travel Centre this morning and make our way to Hexham with a stop en route, arriving at the hotel late afternoon.
Tuesday: This morning we meet our guide for a full day guided sightseeing tour along the route of Hadrian’s Wall.
Wednesday: Today we board the coach for a visit to Cragside House & Gardens, the former home of the famous inventor, Lord Armstrong. In 1878, Cragside was the first house in the world to be lit by hyrdo-electricity. The house has an eclectic collection of British art, furniture, ceramics and natural history.
Thursday: This morning we have a visit to Durham with entrance to Durham Cathedral included.
Friday: We bid a fond farewell to the hotel staff this morning as we make our way back to Hugglescote, with a stop en route.
INCLUDED IN YOUR HOLIDAY
Roberts Gold Service
4 nights hotel accommodation, dinner and cooked breakfast throughout
Welcome tea/coffee and biscuits on arrival
Full day guided sightseeing tour along the route of Hadrian’s Wall
Entrance to Cragside House & Gardens
Free time in Durham
Entrance to Durham Cathedral
Free time in Hexham
Free use of the hotel’s leisure facilities
The hotel is an Edwardian mansion with a modern twist set in 1,000 acres of stunning Northumberland countryside. The restaurant is bathed in natural daylight and has beautiful views across the grounds. The bar is informal and relaxing with several comfortable lounges.
All 141 stylish bedrooms are en suite with tea/coffee making facilities and television. Luxury leisure facilities include a large indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym.
Single Supplement: £115