Historic Northumberland and Hadrian's Wall Country

Historic Northumberland and Hadrian's Wall Country

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Historic Northumberland and Hadrian's Wall Country

5 Days Starting and ending in United Kingdom

Visiting: Chollerford, Northumberland Coast AONB, Durham, Hadrian's Wall Country Yurts, Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall

Tour operator:

Shearings

Tour code:

uk5cll23

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

6-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:

English

Trip Styles:

UK tours by Coach

Activities:

Sightseeing, Walking

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Tour Overview

Explore the glorious North East from our scenic riverside setting in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall Country. Discover the wonderful Northumberland coast, take in the magnificent city of Durham and enjoy a trip following the route of Hadrian’s Wall, calling at Hexham and Chesters Roman Fort. Brimming with historic sights and stunning scenery, this fantastic short break has it all!

Highlights

  • Explore the glorious North East from our scenic riverside setting in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall Country.

  • Discover the wonderful Northumberland coast, take in the magnificent city of Durham

  • Enjoy a trip following the route of Hadrian’s Wall, calling at Hexham and Chesters Roman Fort.

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Start Chollerford

Location: Chollerford

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: 3-star George Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service then on to Chollerford for a four-night stay.

Day 2 : Northumberland Coast

Location: Northumberland Coast AONB

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: 3-star George Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy spectacular scenery on our included excursion travelling along the Northumberland Coast. We make our way via Warkworth and pretty Seahouses to call at Bamburgh, which lies in the shadow of the glorious castle.

Day 3 : Durham

Location: Durham

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: 3-star George Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Explore the historic city of Durham, where the dramatic skyline is dominated by the stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Cathedral and Castle. Bill Bryson called Durham 'a perfect little city' and with churches, chapels and cafés dotted throughout, the city has an illustrious, religious and tempestuous past that can be uncovered in many of the its attractions.

Day 4 : Hadrian's Wall Country And Chesters Roman Fort

Location: Hadrian's Wall Country Yurts, Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: 3-star George Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

We follow the route of Hadrian’s Wall, calling at the ancient market town of Hexham and visiting Chesters Roman Fort. Here, we learn more about what life was like on one of the Roman Empire’s most northern outposts and the most complete Roman cavalry fort in Britain.



Please note: Chesters Roman Fort is closed in November so for tours departing during this time, the excursion will instead include a scenic drive along the route of Hadrian's Wall and free time in Hexham.

Day 5 : Return Home

Location: Chollerford

Meals Included: Breakfast

Return home.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Additional Services

    Travel from a wide range of joining points across the UK is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement. Please contact us for our full list of joining points.

  • Meals

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Transport

    Comfortable, air-conditioned motorcoach

  • Porterage at Hotels

What's Not Included

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star George Hotel in Chollerford.

Check out our Q&As

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    You can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, 6 years or above

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Low

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

Book with Confidence

  • Low Deposit

    Shearings requires a minimum deposit of 75 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 56 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of shearings charges.

    Up to 56 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 55 days before tour starts: Forfeit 50% of booking price.

    At 42 days before tour starts: Forfeit 75% of booking price.

    At 21 days before tour starts: Forfeit 90% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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