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.
Half day excursion to the seaside town of Tynemouth offering stunning views from it's promenade.
Full day exploring Hadrian's Wall! Accompanied by aknowledgeable guide so you don't miss a thing, 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 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!
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.
You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.
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