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Durham and Beamish

Durham and Beamish

A visit to Beamish, the Living Museum of the North.

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In a change to our itinerary the Lumiere Festival may no longer be running in 2022! this will be confirmed nearer the time.

Which is ok. This tour brings you highlights such as Durham on the run up to Christmas. Sparkly streets and shops full of delightful things. The a visit to Beamish, the Living Museum of the North. One of the premiere attractions of the area.



What's included

3 nights half board accommodation

Beamish the Living Museum of the North

Free time to experience Durham

Door to door pick up form our large Lincolnshire catchment area


4 single rooms guaranteed no supplement for this tour, please book early to avoid extra charges



An early morning departure to Durham starts your holiday, with a comfort stops on the way, arriving in plenty of time to settle into your room before dinner. This evening a walk across the bridge into the centre will delight you as you experience the festive lights.


We have arranged free time in Durham today for you to explore. Durham City is home to one of the most recognisable landmarks in the UK, majestic Durham Cathedral. Together with adjacent Durham Castle, this UNESCO World Heritage Site forms one of the most stunning city panoramas in Europe. Shopping, Cafes, Museums, there is something to suit all tastes in this amazing Northern City. After your evening meal when the sun goes down, the lights are bright and shining. There will be events in the local bars to entice you for a warm (and maybe a swift drink?)


Beamish is our destination for today, The Living Museum of the North Beamish is a living, working museum, set in 300 acres of beautiful Durham countryside. Costumed folk bring to life the Town, Pit Village, Home Farm and Pockerley Old Hall. The new Northern General Transport Bus Depot has opened its doors at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North, helping to preserve transport heritage and engineering skills, along with the century-old Northern name. Experience first hand how the Industrial Revolution transformed agricultural life in the region. The buildings you see at Beamish are not replicas, but have been brought, brick by brick, from around the region and rebuilt to give visitors a real sense of history.


Return home with memories of a spectacular weekend. There will be a comfort stop arranged on the way.

Radisson Blu Durham****

Overlooking the River Wear right in the city centre, the Radisson Blu Hotel in Durham is the perfect place to unwind. Durham, in the northeast of the country, is a quintessential English city peppered with historical and cultural charms. Shop, dine and explore before taking a short walk back to your room to relax.




Walk in showers by request

Ensuite rooms

Tea/coffee making facilities

Leisure Facilities

TV in room



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
Hunts Garage Hunts Petrol Station, Station Rd, Alford
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Company Registered Office

F Hunt (Coach Hire) Ltd
13 Bourne Road
Lincs, LN13 9DG
01507 463000

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127 975 630


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