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Historic Alnwick Castle and Hadrian’s Wall

5 days - from only £329pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Historic Alnwick Castle and Hadrian’s Wall

Alnwick Castle is the second largest inhabited castle in the UK. Dating back to the Norman period, the castle has served as a border fortress, a teaching college, a place of refuge, a film and TV set, as well as family home!

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to the George Hotel, Chollerford for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Alnwick Castle

    Trip to  Alnwick – once the administrative town for the whole of Northumberland. Here we visit the majestic castle; once an important fort and more recently used as one of the settings for the Harry Potter films.

    Please note that a visit to Bamburgh Castle and the town of Alnwick will replace Alnwick Castle on the following departures: 14 March 2022, 21 March 2022 & 31 October 2022.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick Castle

    Included Highlights

    • Alnwick Castle
  • Day 3: Hadrian’s Wall

    We travel along the route of the wall and visit Chesters Roman Fort, Hexham and Corbridge.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Hadrian's Wall

    Hadrian's Wall

    Included Highlights

    • Hadrian's Wall
  • Day 4: Northumberland Coast

    Coastal drive to seaside  Tynemouth  offering stunning views from its promenade.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Northumberland

    Northumberland

    Included Highlights

    • Northumberland
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Hotels

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

  • The George Hotel

    Hotels in Northumberland are renowned for their historic beauty, and The George Hotel is no exception. Dating back to the 18th century, the picturesque stone-built hotel with its attractive ivy-clad facade boasts an unbeatable position on the pretty North Tyne River. Guests can enjoy excellent facilities including a leisure club with a swimming pool and gym, a sunbathing terrace, and a fantastic restaurant which offers a diverse menu and incorporates local and regional produce. Just 5 miles away is Hexham, a market town with an interesting history and stunning architecture, and the vibrant city of Newcastle is an easy drive away. An ideal base for a refreshing retreat, welcoming northern hospitality is guaranteed.

    • Swimming Pool
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.

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