Durham and washington Old hall-shore excursion

Tour Number

Activity Level

313600


Categories

Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (basic), Spanish (basic)

George Washingtons ancestral home and the world heritage site of Durham


A short day tour including a visit to Arbeia, the supply dump for Hadrians wall, then to Georges ancestral home in Washington, Tyne and Wear. Optional stop to see Hartlepool historic dockyard, and the castle and cathedral at Durham, the cathedral is described by Bill Bryson as the finest in the world. We will alo make a brief stop at the sage Gateshead, to see the view of the river Tyne and bridges in Newcastle, and time permitting the angel of the north.

Itinerary

1: "The Sage" gateshead (for views of the city of newcastle upon Tyne, Bridges and Tyne river
2. Arbeia
3. Washington Old hall (national trust, entry fee)
4 (optional) Hartlepool
5. Durham castle and cathedral
6. Angel of the North
return to Cruise dock (25 minutes)

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: port of tyne (newcastle cruise dock) or other by arrangement

End location: as start (or other by arrangement)

Duration: 7 hours

driving time is approximately 3 hours in total in normal traffic conditions. If taken NOT as a cruise shore excursion this tour will normally be a little longer (and therefore more leisurely)

Transportation

renault scenic, air conditioned, 5 seats ( I also have a ramped access fiat, with 2 passenger seats in addition to clamped wheelchair)

What’s Included

driving and guiding throughout, car parking and toll charges if and when neccesary

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 pounds sterling - entrance fees and lunch

What’s Extra

entrance fees and lunch

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