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Christmas in Durham

Christmas in Durham

Monday 23rd - Friday 27th December 2024: A 5 Day Tour to Christmas in Durham with Whittle Coaches

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Join us for Christmas in County Durham, staying in the beautiful countryside near Darlington, with delightful entertainment and excursions.



Price Includes

  • Return Coach travel

  • Door to Door Service

  • Half Board basis

  • Use of leisure facilities

  • Full Festive programme

  • Christmas Day Lunch

  • Excursions

  • Afternoon Tea Box on Outward Journey


Day 1

We depart local area and after a suitable stop to enjoy our afternoon tea box, travel to County Durham, to a welcome drink at the Blackwell Grange Hotel. after dinner relax and enjoy light entertainment.

Day 2

Christmas Eve: We travel through Bilsdale - 'Little Switzerland', on the way to Helmsley for a break and continue to Thirsk, home of James Herriot.

Day 3

Christmas Day: Merry Christmas! Enjoy a relaxingmorning before Christmas Dinner and a visit from Santa. Listen to the Kings Speech with a slice of Christmas cake, and later enjoy Christmas DAy Buffet followed by a quiz and music from the resident DJ.

DAy 4

Boxing Day: We visit the city of Durham, acclaimed as a World Heritage Site, and dominated by the cathedral and castle. We have a final evening of entertainment after dinner.

Day 5

After breakfast we begin our homeward journey.

Your Hotel


Blackwell GRange Hotel, Darlington

A stunning 17th century mansion nestled in wooded parkland in Darlington.  All rooms have TV, hairdryer and hospitality tray.  There is a restaurant, bar, lift and leisure facilities including indoor swimming pool, spa and sauna.


Dates and Prices (Half Board0

Monday 23rd - FRiday 27th DEcember 2024


5 Days / 4 Nights 


£795 per person

£100 Single Supplement


Tour Departs By:  9.30am

Tour REturns By:  3.00pm


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Kidderminster Whittles Kidderminster, Whittles Depot, Foley Business Park
Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, Faulkland St Coach Station
Worcester (Warndon) Worcester (Warndon), Bus Lay-by outside
the Beefeater Three Pears Inn

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Whittles Coaches, Foley Business Park
Stourport Road, Kidderminster, DY11 7QL