Durham Christmas Festival & Beamish at Christmas

Durham Christmas Festival & Beamish at Christmas

The historic city of Durham hosts a well-established Christmas Festival and Victorian Market with a whole host of stalls positioned in the market place, on bridges and in the restored Victorian indoor market.

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The historic city of Durham hosts a well-established Christmas Festival and Victorian Market with a whole host of stalls positioned in the market place, on bridges and in the restored Victorian indoor market.

Street theatre, singers, dancers and Victorian clad peddlers selling their wares create a festive atmosphere which makes Durham a wonderful venue for Christmas Shopping. Our weekend tour also includes a visit to Beamish to experience an Edwardian Christmas.

 

This tour includes our popular door-to-door collection service.

Thu:

Morning departure from your local pick-up point for the journey north. We arrive at our hotel late afternoon with time to settle into your room before evening meal.

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Fri:

We travel the short distance to the city of Durham and a day of Christmas excitement. The area around the World Heritage Site of the cathedral and the castle is transformed for this award-winning annual Christmas Festival, a wide range of festive entertainment and the heated craft and the gift marquee on Palace Green features over 190 stalls. A Local Food Producers Market will be open in the Cathedral Cloisters, whilst in the cathedral itself carols for all services take place during the day. Other entertainment planned include live reindeer, a static falconry display, tours of the Castle, juggling and balloon-modelling, a lantern procession and St Nicholas children's service and performances from a wide range of local entertainers and musicians throughout the city centre.

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Sat:

Departing our hotel after a leisurely breakfast, we make the short journey to Beamish (admission included). Experience Christmas from days gone by, take a tram ride into the unique atmosphere of the 1913 Town, explore the houses and shops gaily decked in their Christmas finery with a town crier, carol singers and brass bands to entertain and lots of Christmas fayre to enjoy. We depart Beamish this afternoon and continue our homeward journey, returning to Peterborough by mid-evening where our door-to-door service will take you home.

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EB=Full English Breakfast, D=Evening Meal

Best Western Derwent Manor Hotel, Allensford

Set in 20 acres of Northumberland countryside overlooking the Derwent Valley, this characterful 3-star country house hotel offers the warmest of welcomes. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, radio, telephone, complimentary Wi-Fi, iron with board, trouser press and tea/coffee making facilities. Hotel facilities include a restaurant, bar, lounge and lift. Leisure facilities include a heated indoor swimming pool, spa and sauna.

 

Price includes:

  • Door-to-door collection service

  • Luxury coach travel throughout

  • 2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Excursions as described in the itinerary

  • Admission to Beamish

  • Porterage

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Acland Street Coach Park Acland Street Coach Park, Peterborough
Brampton Hut Brampton Hut - McDonalds Layby
Peterborough Services Peterborough Services Coach Park, A1
Stamford Danish Invader Stamford Danish Invader
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