• Cragside House & Gardens • Alnwick Castle & Gardens • Hexham
Full day: Today we visit Alnwick Castle and Garden, home of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland and seat of the Percy family for the past 700 years. Here you can discover the iconic castle, used as a backdrop in many films over the years as well as enjoying the beautiful gardens, the dream of the Duchess of Northumberland and now regarded as one of the finest gardens in Britain.
Half day: We take time to visit nearby Hexham, a charming market town close to the ruins of Hadrian’s Wall and dominated by its stately Abbey and Roman influences.
Full day: A visit to Cragside House & Gardens today, an impressive Victorian mansion built for Lord Armstrong and the first house in the world to have electricity. Enjoy the magnificent gardens, lakes and unique Orchard House, all set over 900 acres.
Grand UK Gold
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★ Extra leg room and comfort
★ Luxury leather upholstered reclining seats
★ Free Wi-Fi and USB ports
★ Level and easy access to the WC/washroom
★ Climate control
★ Panoramic windows for maximum view
★ On-board Sat Nav to track your journey
★ Driver-eye camera to view the road ahead
★ On-board library selection
Gold accommodation includes:
★ Hotels of a three or four star standard
★ Great food and service
★ Special hotel welcome reception
★ Gold welcome bag
★ Top Tour Managers and Tour Drivers
★ Commemorative photograph
Slaley Hall Hotel, Hexham
Set in 1,000 acres of Northumberland moorland and forest, Slaley Hall is an elegant Edwardian mansion that combines old world grandeur with a modern twist.
★★★★ (AA) • Lounge, two bars, restaurant • En-suite bedrooms • Free Wi-Fi • Swimming pool, sauna, steam room, gym • Full breakfast and three course evening meal plus tea or coffee • Lift
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- All coach travel
- Reserved seats on tour coaches
- Tour Manager escorted
- Hotel accomodation and board as stated
- No single room supplement
- Excursions/itinerary as stated
- Admission fees and entertainment if stated
- Complete luggage handling
- Price-Back Insurance Offer