Beamish & the Great North Steam Fair
Friday 11 – Sunday 13 April 2014
2 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast, Local joining point, Luxury executive coach travel, Inclusive excursions as specified; Beamish & Great Northern Steam Fair, City of Durham Durham
Mercure George Washington Hotel **** Washington
Located in the town of Washington, five miles south of Newcastle upon- Tyne, this modern hotel has its own 18 hole golf course, indoor swimming pool and leisure centre. All the bedrooms offer private facilities, television, telephone and tea and coffee making facilities. NO LIFT BUT SOME GROUND FLOOR ROOMS AVAIABLE.
Day 1: From your local joining point we head north, to the Holiday Inn Washington for our 2 night stay.
Day 2: Today we relive the golden days of steam at the Beamish great Northern steam fair. Visiting locomotives are in steam at the Beamish railway station and colliery and much more besides. With vintage vehicles, steam rollers, traction engines, stationary engines, the magnificent colliery winding engine and guest appearances of fabulous machines. Entrance is included into Beamish open air museum which in itself is a wonderful experience. Beamish recreates life in the North of England in the early 1800s and early 1900s
Day 3: After breakfast we visit the World Heritage City of Durham. Highlights include the Cathedral and Castle, which tower over the city and river. We then continue our journey back to Norfolk.
2 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast * local joining point
Date: Friday 11 – Sunday 13 April 2014
Single Supplement: £36
Insurance: £ 14
Please note: where possible we offer single occupancy at no extra cost. These spaces are limited and once our allocation has been sold, any additional single rooms will be charged an additional supplement as specified by the accommodation provider