Full day: Today we head for the coast and a visit to Whitby, eternally famous as the home port of the intrepid explorer Captain Cook. Explore the pretty harbour set beneath the ruins of the once majestic Abbey before we board the North York Moors Steam Railway for a nostalgic journey across the heart of the moors.
Full day: This morning we make our way into Durham where there is plenty of time to enjoy this ancient city with its magnificent cathedral, Viking heritage and links with the monks of Lindisfarne. In the afternoon we cross Weardale to reach the market town of Hexham, close to the ruins of Hadrian’s Wall, and dominated by the imposing Hexham Abbey.
Full day: Today we head for Richmond with its majestic castle and attractive centre, before we continue into the rolling hills of the Yorkshire Dales to reach peaceful Wensleydale and the popular tourist centre of Hawes. Here we include a visit to the Wensleydale Creamery where the famous Wensleydale Cheese is produced.
Redworth Hall Hotel, near Bishop Auckland
This landmark four star property sits in over 150 acres of grounds in the lovely County Durham countryside.
★★★★ (AA) • Lounges, bar, restaurant, gardens • En-suite bedrooms • Free Wi-Fi • Indoor pool, spa, beauty salon, outdoor tennis courts • Full breakfast and three course evening dinner plus tea or coffee • Lift
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