Christmas in Durham and the Cleveland Hills

Christmas in Durham and the Cleveland Hills

A popular Christmas tour. From our base on the outskirts of Darlington we have two contrasting excursions Durham, a delight to visit at this festive time then into North Yorkshire across the scenic Cleveland Hills. A festive entertainment programme is offered at this hotel.

 

5 Days • 4 nights with dinner, bed and breakfast

• Home Link included

 

YOUR HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

• Festive entertainment • Hotel with indoor swimming pool

• Traditional Christmas lunch • Cathedral city of Durham

• Thirsk and Helmsley • ‘Little Switzerland’ Bilsdale

Saturday

We travel to County Durham arriving late afternoon to a welcome drink. After dinner tonight
relax and enjoy music from the hotel pianist.

Christmas Eve

Today we visit Thirsk, home of James Herriot where we enjoy a short break before we climb
spectacular Sutton Bank on the way to Helmsley, with its huge market square. In the afternoon
we drive through Bilsdale - Little Switzerland, on our return to the hotel. Tonight we are entertained by
carol singers from a local church. For those wishing to attend Midnight Mass details of local church services
will be available.

Christmas Day

Merry Christmas! Enjoy a relaxing morning. Open your presents, maybe take a stroll or have
a swim to work up an appetite for Christmas Day Lunch. This afternoon listen to the Queen’s
speech, maybe watch a movie, and get ready for tonight’s Christmas Day Buffet, followed by bingo, a quiz
and music from our resident DJ

Boxing Day

Today’s visit is the historic city of Durham, acclaimed as a World Heritage Site and dominated by the
magnificent Cathedral and Norman Castle nearby, high above the River Wear. We have chance to explore the
historic city, maybe visit the Cathedral. There is a wide range of shops to explore and lots of opportunities for lunch.
This evening we have a tea dance, with dancing to the salsa etc. to round off the day.

Wednesday

After breakfast we leave and begin our journey home.

Your Hotel

 

The 3 star Blackwell Grange

Hotel is a beautiful 17th century

mansion peacefully situated its

own grounds. Hotel facilities

include leisure club with heated

indoor swimming pool, spa and

saunas. All bedrooms are en

suite and have television, radio,

telephone, hairdryer and tea/

coffee making facilities.

It is not possible to display the home pick-ups map because JavaScript is disabled in your web browser. For details on how to enable JavaScript click the Instructions link below.

Instructions

The map below can be used to check the price of a home pick-up. The map shows the price bands for each area we service. To check the price from your address either click your street on the map or enter your postcode or city/town and click the 'Check Price' button.

Check Price
Home Pick-up Pricing Key:
£30.00
£0.00

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
Bath Bath
Avon Street / Riverside Coach Car Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Bristol Anchor Road West Anchor Road, Outside @ Bristol
Westbound Bus Stop
Bristol Bedminster ASDA Bedminster Bus Shelter - East Street
In front of ASDA Store
Bristol Downend Bristol Downend
Lloyds Bank
Bristol Filton Bristol Filton
The Air balloon Pub
Bristol Fishponds Fishponds - Fishponds Road,
Bus Stop Outside Lodge House, BS16 3HZ
Bristol Kingswood Kingswood - High Street Bus Stop
Opposite the Civic Centre, BS15 9TR
Bristol Knowle Knowle
Broadwalk Shopping Centre
Bristol Redfield Redfield - Bus Stop outside Aldi
Church Road
Bristol Westbury-on-Trym Westbury-on-Trym Library
Bottom Falcondale Rd.
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
In Front of Johnsons Dry Cleaners
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
First Choice Travel Agency
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Frome Frome
Market Place
Gloucester Gloucester
Bus Station
Gloucester Sainsburys Gloucester Sainsburys Layby, Barnett Way, Barnwood
GL4 3RT South East bound Bus Stop
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Ivybridge Ivybridge Leisure Centre Car Park - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
Leigh Delamere Services Leigh Delamere - Outbound - Eastbound Side
Return - Westbound Side - Coach Park
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Minehead Minehead Railway Station
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot Railway Station Lay By
Pickups may be fed to Gordano Services M5-J19
Plymouth Plymouth Railway Station SE Bound Bus Stop
Pennycomequick Hill/ Saltash Road
Shepton Mallet Shepton Mallet Station Road Car Park
Bus Stop near Monument
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Stroud Stroud
Merrywalks Bus Station
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Torquay Torquay Coach Station
Trowbridge Trowbridge
Town Hall
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Westbury Westbury
Haynes Road bus stop
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
From Price Book Now Call Back Telephone Favourites
23 Dec
2017
£589.00 Book Now Call Back Telephone Add

Keyword Search

Availability Search

Bakers Dolphin are accredited members of:

Registered in England No. 3635902.     © 2016 Bakers Dolphin. All rights reserved.