Delectable Durham

Delectable Durham

With its iconic Cathedral and Castle, the City of Durham is the jewel in the crown of an extraordinary county.

Staying in an excellent city centre location, we explore this fascinating region with sightseeing, shopping, culture and history, a wonderful combination.


Tour highlights:

  • Durham Cathedral guided tour with lunch

  • Crook Hall & Gardens with afternoon tea

  • Ripon


This Sapphire Star Holiday includes our door to door home collection service.

Day 1:

Morning collection from home and travel to the lovely town of Ripon before continuing to our hotel in the centre of Durham.


Day 2:

After a leisurely breakfast we head to Crook Hall and Gardens, an oasis of tranquillity in the heart of Durham. We have time to explore and enjoy the gardens and interior of the house before enjoying a sparkling afternoon tea.

B, D

Day 3:

This morning we enjoy a guided tour of Durham Cathedral including Open Treasure, a new world class exhibition experience at the heart of the Cathedral. We have an included sandwich lunch before a free afternoon to explore the city.

B, D, L

Day 4:

Spend the day further exploring Durham or join our coach for a scenic drive into the Durham Dales and over the North Pennines visiting the Durham Dales Visitors Centre at Stanhope, the pretty village of Blanchland and Hexham.

B, D

Day 5:

Departing our hotel after breakfast we return to East Anglia, with suitable refreshment stops, arriving by mid evening.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included, L=Lunch Included

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham


Nestled on a lovely bend of the River Wear in the centre of Durham, this 4 star standard hotel is a short walk from major tourist attractions.All bedrooms are modern and stylish with flat screen plasma satellite TV, individual climate control, iron and ironing board, safe, tea/coffee making facilities and free WiFi.The contemporary restaurant is complemented by excellent city views. Relax in the bar or enjoy the excellent leisure facilities including Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, gym and swimming pool.


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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Beacon Hill Services Beacon Hill Services Lorry Park
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (North) Capel St Mary White Horse Public House
Setdown Point:Capel St Mary National Exp StopSouth
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Harleston Duke William Harleston Duke William Public House
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, Junction Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Newmarket Bus Station Newmarket Bus Station
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn Stowmarket Railway Station
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church
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