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Historic Alnwick Castle and Hadrian’s Wall

5 days - from only £299pp

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.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick Castle

    Included Highlights

    • Alnwick Castle
  • Day 3: Northumberland Coast

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

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Northumberland

    Northumberland

    Included Highlights

    • Northumberland
  • Day 4: 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 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
    • Fully Health and Safety Compliant
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone
    • Smoke Detectors in Every Room

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

See our full list of our joining points.

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