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Borders & North of England Explorer

Lindisfarne castle & fishermen's sheds, Holy Island

Best Time To Go

Mar - Nov

Why not...

pre-book a guided walking tour of Hadrian's Wall?

Prices From

£1265

No of Nights

10
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Lindisfarne castle & fishermen's sheds, Holy Island

Borders & North of England Explorer

Best Time To Go

Mar - Nov

Why not...

pre-book a guided walking tour of Hadrian's Wall?

Prices From

£1265

No of Nights

10

Immerse yourself in the finest scenery of Northern England and Southern Scotland on this grand tour.

From the Lake District Fells to the rolling hills of Border Country, the wilds of Northumberland & County Durham to the picturesque city of York, this grand tour allows you to get under the skin of some of  Northern England and Southern Scotland finest locations. The drives are simply stunning. With a host of fascinating places to see and things to do, you will experience the best of British hospitality and a very warm welcome.

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Day One: Arrival in the Lake District

Day Two: Exploring the Lake District or Cumbrian Coast

Day Three: Drive north to the Scottish Borders

Day Four: Exploring the Scottish Borders

Day Five: Cross the border into Northumberland

Day Six: Exploring and Boat Trip to the Farne Islands

Day Seven: Drive to Hadrian’s Wall

Day Eight: The North Pennines

Day Nine: Drive to York

Day Ten: Exploring York

Day Eleven: Depart for Home

A final day on the road, following our tailormade route to get you home.

Location

Start in the Lake District, then head to the Scottish Borders. Return to the Northumbrian Coast, head inland to Hadrian’s Wall and Durham, before finishing up in the city of York.


Pricing

£1265 per person for March & November, £1325 for April & October, £1375 for May to September.

Price is based on two adults sharing a double or twin room for 10 nights on a bed & breakfast basis in our hand-picked selection of small guest houses and four star hotels and includes a boat trip to the Farne Islands.

We can also include a private guided tour of the key sites of Hadrian’s Wall for £125 per person. Car rental is not included, but can be arranged for a range of vehicles – do just let us know.

Before your departure, you will receive personalised holiday information including full directions, recommended routes, and suggestions on places to visit depending on your interests and our local knowledge to help you get the most from your holiday.

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