Gold - Golden Autumn Days in Durham & Northeast

Gold - Golden Autumn Days in Durham & Northeast

New Gold tour to Durham with visits to Catherine Cookson Country, South Shields and Barnard Castle.

Holiday Highlights:


Historic City of Durham

Catherine Cookson Country

South Shields and the Coast

Barnard Castle

Weardale and Stanhope


We depart and make our way to the
northeast arriving late afternoon at our hotel
where tea/coffee and toasted teacake is served
on arrival.


This morning we head for the coast
and South Shields, home of the late Catherine
Cookson. Leaving South Shields we go past
Marsden Bay, Whitburn and Seaburn and on to
Sunderland and Seaham, turning inland and
back to our hotel in Durham.


This morning we spend time in
the ancient and historic City of Durham,
dominated by the magnificent Norman
Cathedral and Castle, high above the River
Wear. We can explore the city with its labyrinth
of little streets and alleyways. Later in the
afternoon we leave Durham and return to the


Leaving after breakfast we begin
our day with a drive to the market town of
Barnard Castle, you can visit the Castle (entry
extra), browse around the antique shops or the
many independent ones which help to make
this town so vibrant. Moving on we continue
across Bollihope Common and descend into
Weardale at Stanhope where we take a break
before heading along the dale to Wolsingham
and the hotel.


After breakfast we leave and begin our
journey home.

Your Hotel


Redworth Hall Hotel

The 4 star Redworth Hall Hotel, Durham,

is surrounded by landscaped gardens and

woodland. Features include restaurant, bar,

lounge and leisure facilities including an

indoor swimming pool, gym, spa pool, steam

room and solarium. All bedrooms are en-suite

and have television, hairdryer and tea/coffee

making facilities. The hotel has a lift.

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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
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
M5 Junction 13 M5 Junction 13, Starbucks Formerly Little Chef
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Michael Wood Services Michael Wood Services - Outward - Northbound side
Return - Southbound side
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
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