Slaley Hall, Alnwick Castle and Highlights of Northumberland

Expect the warmest of welcomes at the 4-star Slaley Hall Hotel, your base for this spectacular holiday. Boasting an idyllic position on the edge of the North Pennines, the hotel is steeped in history and boasts stylish rooms, a fantastic choice of bars, and excellent leisure facilities including a swimming pool, steam room and sauna. With an expertly planned itinerary brimming with fantastic excursions, you’ll get to discover the beauty of Belsay Hall and Gardens, take in the magnificent architecture of Alnwick Castle, and explore the attractions and towns surrounding Hadrian’s Wall.

5 days from £699pp

Single Room Supplement from £219pp

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Your Tour Includes

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

Itinerary

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to Northumberland and the 4-star Slaley Hall Hotel for a four-night stay. Enjoy a pre-dinner drink on the terrace and admire the view before dinner.

Included Meals

  • Dinner

After breakfast, we visit the delightful Grade I English Heritage property, Belsay Hall and Gardens. Built in 1817, the hall features Greek and Italian architecture and is open to view, along with the medieval original castle. The Middleton family has lived at Belsay almost continuously since the 13th century, cultivating the 30 acres of gardens surrounding the hall over the years. The Quarry Garden has its own microclimate which means all sorts of exotic plants grow here; it also houses the largest collection of Rhododendron in the country.

We return to the hotel for an afternoon at leisure. Why not enjoy a relaxing swim or a round of golf? (Extra charges may apply, please pay locally.)

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Belsay Hall and Gardens

After breakfast, we visit imposing Alnwick Castle. Located in the heart of Northumberland, this castle is one of the most iconic historic sites in the country and is often used as a set location for films and TV shows such as Robin Hood, Transformers, Harry Potter and Downton Abbey. The castle has been home to the Percy family for over 700 years, and with over 900 years of history to uncover, a fascinating experience is guaranteed.

We will also have free time to explore Alnwick. This medieval town still retains its charm, and a visit to the atmospheric market square is a must. Browse the local shops, watch the world go by from one of the delightful cafés, or pick something up from one of the second-hand book stores.

We return to the hotel early afternoon and relax before dinner.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Alnwick
  • Alnwick Castle

After breakfast, we follow the route of the famous Hadrian’s Wall. Built to guard the wild northwest frontier of the Roman Empire, the wall is 73 miles from coast to coast. Made up of forts, towers, turrets and towns, it is widely considered one of the most important Roman monuments in Britain.

We also call at the ancient market town of Hexham and visit Chesters Roman Fort. Here, we learn more about what life was like for the men, women and children on the edge of the Roman Empire’s most northern outpost.

We return to the hotel to enjoy a last sunset cocktail before dinner.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Hadrian's Wall
  • Chesters Roman Fort

Return home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

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Slaley Hall Hotel

Slaley Hall Hotel

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at 4-star Slaley Hall Hotel in Northumberland.

Slaley Hall Hotel

Slaley Hall Hotel

Perched on the cusp of the North Pennines, the 4-star Slaley Hall Hotel is a former hunting lodge surrounded by 1,000 acres of woodland. Steeped in history and charm, this magnificent building has played host to many notable guests including Elton John, Madonna, and England’s football team. Rooms are elegant and feature contemporary décor, with many affording spectacular views over the golf courses and countryside. The main restaurant, Mr Kennedy’s Brasserie, serves tempting classics in a relaxed setting, and the Whisky Snug is the perfect bar for enjoying post-dinner drinks. The hotel also boasts two 18-hole championship golf courses and excellent leisure facilities including a spa, well-equipped gym, swimming pool and steam room (extra charges may apply, please pay locally).

Location: Coal Road, Hexham , NE47 0BX

Hotel Facilities

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General
  • 4 Star
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Indoor Swimming Pool (Seasonal)
  • Lift
  • Sauna or Steam Room
Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower or Bath
  • Telephone
  • Free Wifi
  • Iron or Trouser Press
Accessibility
  • Fridge Available for Medical Requirements
Service
  • Gym
Hotel
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • WiFi Available

Single Room Supplements

Single Room Supplement from £219

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