GOLD Delightful Durham Dales

GOLD Delightful Durham Dales

Kielder Water and Forest are both man-made landscapes and there is a boat trip on the water to enjoy the scenery. Durham boasts a marvellous setting for its cathedral and Norman castle. You'll think you are in France at Barnard Castle's Bowes Museum!

Your Holiday Highlights


5 Days • 4 nights with dinner, bed & breakfast • Home Link included


• The city of Durham

• Bowes Museum and the Silver Swan

• Barnard Castle

• Kielder Forest Park and Kielder Water

• Hadrian’s Wall

• Bellingham and North Tyne Valley


We depart and make our way to the northeast
and arriving late afternoon at Manor House Hotel.
A welcome drink awaits on arrival and we enjoy 4
nights stay with dinner, bed and breakfast.


Today's outing takes us north into Northumberland
and the Kielder Forest Park. Here we enjoy a boat
trip around Kielder Water before our return taking
us through Bellingham and the North Tyne
Valley, continuing south into County Durham
and to the hotel.


This morning we travel to the ancient and
historic city of Durham, acclaimed as a World
Heritage Site and 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, or you
may fancy a stroll by the river. During 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.
Known as 'Barny' to the locals. You can see
where Dickens immortalised 'Dothboys
Hall'. We then visit Bowes Museum, just
outside the town. It is a majestic French-style
chateau, opened in 1892 and will amaze you with its
superb collection including the amazing and
beautiful Silver Swan which will majestically swoop
down to collect the silver fish, a feat of
mechanical engineering and a sheer delight to


After breakfast we depart for home.



The Manor House Hotel

The Manor House Hotel and Country Club,

West Auckland, is a 14th century manor

house in its own grounds in the village of

West Auckland. Once a hunting lodge for

Henry VII, the house is steeped in history.

All the comfortable bedrooms are en suite

and have colour TV, telephone, hairdryer

and tea/coffee making facilities. Relax in the

Beehive Bar with its magnificent fireplace

and original beehive oven. The hotel has its

own health club with indoor swimming pool.

The hotel does not have a lift.

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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
Tui 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 outside the British Heart Foundation
Shop, Northgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1SL
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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