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Durham & Festive Beamish

 

Beamish Open Air Museum
  • Overview

    highlights

    • Visit Beamish Open Air Museum – beautifully decorated at this time of year
    • Explore the historic city of Durham
    • Jaunt to the National Railway Museum

    Visit superb Beamish Open Air Museum, telling the story of life in the North East during the 1820s, 1900s and 1940s. At this time of year the Town and Pit Village are dressed for Christmas reflecting the differences in style of the two communities, at a time when electricity was very much in its infancy. 

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    • Great for - As seen on TV
    • Great for - City
    • Great for - Culture
    • Great for - History
    • Great for - Railway
    • Great for - Shopping


    Beamish

    5 days from only

    £235pp

  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Holiday Inn Darlington North

    This modern hotel is ideally located for our break to the north east. With stylish, contemporary bedrooms and a welcoming bar this is the perfect place to relax after a day’s sightseeing.
    • Modern rooms with tea/coffee making facilities
    • Fitness Centre
    • Official three-star rating
  • Gallery
  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    Beamish Open Air Museum
    Excursion to Beamish Open Air Museum
    Excursion to the superb Beamish Open Air Museum, a unique living museum depicting life in northern England in the early 1900s. At this time of year, the Town and Pit Village are beautifully decorated as it would have been 100 years ago – when electricity was in its infancy. The Town and Pit Village are decorated in different styles reflecting the differences in the two communities.
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    Jaunt to the National Railway Museum

    Enjoy a jaunt discovering 300 years of history and 1,000,000 objects that changed the world at the UK’s largest railway museum.

    Trip to Durham

    Excursion to the historic city of Durham whose dramatic skyline is dominated by the stunning Cathedral and Castle UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Beamish Open Air Museum
    Excursion to Beamish Open Air Museum
    Excursion to the superb Beamish Open Air Museum, a unique living museum depicting life in northern England in the early 1900s. At this time of year, the Town and Pit Village are beautifully decorated as it would have been 100 years ago – when electricity was in its infancy. The Town and Pit Village are decorated in different styles reflecting the differences in the two communities.
    Excursion Placeholder
    Jaunt to the National Railway Museum

    Enjoy a jaunt discovering 300 years of history and 1,000,000 objects that changed the world at the UK’s largest railway museum.

    Trip to Durham

    Excursion to the historic city of Durham whose dramatic skyline is dominated by the stunning Cathedral and Castle UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Beamish Open Air Museum
    Excursion to Beamish Open Air Museum
    Excursion to the superb Beamish Open Air Museum, a unique living museum depicting life in northern England in the early 1900s. At this time of year, the Town and Pit Village are beautifully decorated as it would have been 100 years ago – when electricity was in its infancy. The Town and Pit Village are decorated in different styles reflecting the differences in the two communities.
    Excursion Placeholder
    Jaunt to the National Railway Museum

    Enjoy a jaunt discovering 300 years of history and 1,000,000 objects that changed the world at the UK’s largest railway museum.

    Trip to Durham

    Excursion to the historic city of Durham whose dramatic skyline is dominated by the stunning Cathedral and Castle UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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What's included

  • Return coach
  • Four nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast, four evening meals
  • Porterage
  • Three included excursions

Holiday Inn Darlington North

This modern hotel is ideally located for our break to the north east. With stylish, contemporary bedrooms and a welcoming bar this is the perfect place to relax after a day’s sightseeing.

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Holiday Inn Darlington North

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This modern hotel is ideally located for our break to the north east. With stylish, contemporary bedrooms and a welcoming bar this is the perfect place to relax after a day’s sightseeing.
  • Modern rooms with tea/coffee making facilities
  • Fitness Centre
  • Official three-star rating
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  • British Travel Awards
  • 6
  • 5
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