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Dodds of Troon | 4 East Road, Ayr, KA8 9BA
01292 288100 | info@doddsoftroon.com

Dodds Coach Holidays | 24 Central Avenue, Gretna, DG16 5AS
01461 337799 | coachholidays@doddsoftroon.com

Discover Durham

Discover Durham

Located in the northeast of England, the County of Durham is known for its rich history, stunning landscapes and historic sites. During this holiday you can step back in time at the Beamish Museum, tour the scenic Durham Dales and discover the medieval city of Durham.

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Price Includes (all details are subject to change):

 

  • four nights dinner, bed and breakfast

  • admission to Bowes Museum

  • admission to Beamish Open Air Museum

  • three excursions

  • return coach travel

  • return ferry fare from N Ireland (£30 supplement)

 

Redworth Hall Hotel, Newton Aycliffe

 

Redworth Hall is a magnificent Jacobean mansion converted into an opulent hotel. The hotel occupies a sprawling parkland covering an area of 150 acres and offers a spectacular retreat. Its ornately designed rooms feature an array of modern conveniences. An exotic spa, tennis courts, swimming pool and a fitness centre offer relaxation and rejuvenation after a tiring day. (lift)

 

Day One

Depart from your selected joining point and travel to the Redworth Hall Hotel, Newton Aycliffe. Comfort stops will be made en-route.

Day Two

Discover the captivating medieval city of Durham, a wonderful place to explore with ancient winding streets, castle and cathedral. Its picturesque setting along the River Wear and its well-preserved architecture, make it a charming and historic city in the UK. The Market Place is a central hub and features a range of shops.

Day Three

Relax on a scenic journey through the Durham Dales, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, to the market town of Barnard Castle with its popular Wednesday Market. On to Bowes Museum, a spectacular French-style château with ornate gardens, which is home to the exquisite Silver Swan.

Day Four

Step back in time at Beamish Museum, where the past is brought vividly to life. Nestling within 300 acres of beautiful countryside, experience life as it would have been during the 1820s, 1900s and 1940s. Visit the stunning manor house and railway, take a tram ride through a real Edwardian market town, visit Home Farm, wander round the Pit Village and take a ride on an old carousel.

Day Five

After breakfast you leave Newton Aycliffe and travel home. Comfort stops will be made en-route.

Please Note

It may be necessary under certain circumstances for these excursions to be operated on different days to those shown.

Holiday Itinerary

 

For full Itinerary click here

For full Trading Charter and Booking Conditions click here

 

Not every holiday will suit your mobility needs and some are not suitable for persons using walking aids/wheelchairs etc.  Please ask a member of staff for details should you have any concerns regarding suitability.

JOIN AND PARK AT STENA LINE, BELFAST ONLY £30. To reduce travel time, separate vehicles or taxis may be used to convey passengers to join our holiday coach.

JOIN AND PARK AT STENA LINE, BELFAST ONLY £30.

To reduce travel time, separate vehicles or taxis may be used to convey passengers to join our holiday coach.

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Name Address Times
Annan WM Annan, War Memorial opposite Queensberry Arms
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Ardrossan Ardrossan, Princes Street Bus Stop
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Ayr Dodds Depot Ayr, Dodds Depot, 4 East Road
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Ayr NEW Ayr, Douglas Street Bus Stop, Outside Bus Station
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Ballantrae Ballantrae, Garage, Main Street
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Ballymena Ballymena, Seven Towers Leisure Centre
Main entrance
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Ballymoney Ballymoney
Biestys Centra / Route Service Station,
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Ballynure Ballynure, The Village Chippy
Car Park, Larne Road.
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Bangor Bangor, Town Car Park
opposite Bangor Railway Station Car Park
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Belfast City Centre Belfast City Centre, Leonardo Hotel,
(formerly Jurys Inn), Great Victoria Street.
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Belfast Stena Belfast - Stena Line Victoria Terminal 4,
West Bank Road (Cairnryan)
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Cairnryan Stena Cairnryan - Stena Line Passenger Terminal
Loch Ryan Port.Cairnryan
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Carlisle Asda Carlisle Asda
Bus Layby, Chandler Way
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Castle Douglas Castle Douglas, Crown Hotel
Opposite Market Hill, King Street
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Coleraine Coleraine, Lodge Hotel, Outside Front Door
CLIENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO PARK AT THE HOTEL.
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Cumnock Cumnock, Tanyard Bus Station, New Bridge Street
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Dumfries Dumfries, Whitesands, Coach Bay near Suspension
Bridge. (If Whitesands Closed, Brooms Rd Car Park)
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Dunsilly Roundabout Dunsilly Roundabout
Car Park, Antrim
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Eastriggs Eastriggs, Central Bus stop
Opposite the Baxter Hall (Church)
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Girvan Girvan, Hamilton Arms Hotel
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Glengormley Glengormley, Corrs Corner Roundabout
Larne Road Side.
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Gretna Gretna Main Bus Stop
Annan Road
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Gretna Green Gretna Hall Hotel, Front steps
Please park in the overflow parking space
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Holywood Holywood, Redburn Square.
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Irvine Irvine, Coach Park adjacent to Aldi
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Kilmarnock Kilmarnock, St Marnock St (Police Station)
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Kilwinning Kilwinning, Caley Station (top of Dalry Road)
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Kirkconnel Kirkconnel, bus stop at Railway Station entrance.
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Larne Larne, Fairhill Car Park
Victoria Road
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Lisburn Lisburn, Sprucefield Shopping Centre, Bus Shelter
at mini roundabout near Marks & Spencers
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Maybole Maybole, Cassillis Hotel
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New Cumnock New Cumnock,Lay-By near Scotmid, Afton Bridge Road
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Newton Stewart Newton Stewart, The Crown Hotel
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Newtownards Newtownards, Circular Road
McDonalds Car Park
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Prestwick Prestwick, Station Road.
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Saltcoats Saltcoats, Railway Station
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Sanquhar Sanquhar, Bus Stop at Train Station
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Stevenston Stevenston, The Cross
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Stranraer Stranraer
Bus Stop Opposite Police Station
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Thornhill Thornhill, Bus Stop beside Bank of Scotland
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Troon Troon, Ivy Cottage, South Beach, Bus Stop outside
Town Hall
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