Hadrian’s Wall and Alnwick Garden

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  • Discover stunning Alnwick garden
  • Explore Hadrian’s Wall
  • Visit seaside Tynemouth

The Alnwick Garden is an award-winning attraction with impressive features, including the Grand Cascade, the largest wooden treehouse in the world! From stunning landscaped gardens and woodland walks, there is so much to enjoy here. 

On this tour we'll also visit ancient Hadrian's Wall, just a stone's throw from our hotel on the river in Chollerford. You'll also have plenty of chance to discover the magnificent Northumberland countryside that surrounds us.

Accommodation

George Hotel (primary)

  • Set among alluring grounds on the banks of the beautiful River Tyne
  • As well as a fantastic restaurant and relaxing lounges the hotel has a modern leisure club with pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room
  • Hadrian’s Wall, ancient Roman sites, Northumberland National Park and Hexham Abbey are nearby while Newcastle is also easily accessible
  • The hotel is dog friendly - we charge a small fee and would need prior notice 
  • Coast & Country Hotels have been Reader Recommended by the Good Housekeeping readers for their excellent customer service. 

Whether you want to walk in the countryside, visit cosmopolitan Newcastle, go fishing in the River Tyne or simply relax in the recently refurbished leisure club, The George Hotel is an ideal base for a Northumberland holiday.

The hotel is a short walk away from Chesters Roman Fort and Museum and just a few miles away from other historic sites associated with Hadrian’s Wall. Take advantage of the opportunity to go fishing in the River Tyne with the hiring of equipment possible from the hotel.

There’s also the opportunity to discover fantastic countryside and astounding scenery on one of the many fantastic trails into Northumberland National Park. Otherwise take in the history, beautiful architecture and great shopping and entertainment of Newcastle, just over half an hour’s drive away or just over an hour by public transport.

The hotel has a wonderful modern restaurant with a tasty menu that varies daily as well as a tranquil lounge and bar, perfect for an after dinner drink. If you feel like unwinding after a long day exploring the many local attractions then visit the hotel’s leisure club where you can swim in the pool or relax in the jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.

Excursions

Tynemouth (Included)

We take an excursion to the town of Tynemouth, for its size the town has a fantastic array of attractions. Walk along Tynemouth Longsands, one of the finest beaches in the country, if not Europe, or stroll out to the town's lighthouse at the end of Tynemouth pier which extends almost half a mile out to sea. The town's other major attraction is the castle and priory, these eerie ruins were originally built almost 1500 years ago and since then has been the place of a huge number of important events which you can learn about while here.


Full Day: Hadrian's Wall (Included)

We’re off exploring Hadrian’s Wall! Accompanied by our knowledgeable guide, you won’t miss a thing as we travel along the route of the wall. We’ll pay a visit to Chesters Roman Fort, the beautiful medieval town of Hexham where a new visitor centre has recently opened at the beautiful Abbey and Corbridge – a delightful village with numerous shops, tea rooms and a historic church!


Full Day Alnwick Garden (Included)

Full Day trip to Alnwick - once the administrative town for the whole of Northumberland. Here we visit the stunning Alnwick Garden. From the tranquility of the Cherry Orchard to the excitement of the Grand Cascade, there is plenty to see here!

Destinations
  • England
  • Chollerford
  • Europe
Tour Types
  • Activities
  • Wildlife
  • Scenic
  • UK Coach Departures
Departure Points
  • North West & North Wales
  • West Midlands
  • South East
  • South West
  • Yorkshire & Humberside
  • East Midlands
  • North East
Monday:
Today we travel by luxury coach to Chollerford. Onboard you’ll enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi and Roadshow, our onboard entertainment system. After check-in at the hotel you’ll enjoy a delicious three course evening meal. (Dinner)

Tuesday to Thursday:
You’ll spend the next three days in and around Chollerford and explore on your included excursions plus time at leisure to discover the town itself. Included excursions are to Alnwick Garden, exploring Hadrian’s Wall and Tynemouth. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Friday:
Time to say goodbye today, after a delicious cooked breakfast at the hotel you’ll check out and get back aboard your luxury coach for the journey home. (Breakfast)

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

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18-May-2020 for 4 Nights
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25-May-2020 for 4 Nights
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