Wed 23 Dec
5 days
Blackwell Grange

Join us for a festive Christmas break at the Blackwell Grange Hotel close to Darlington. We include a full day in Durham on Christmas Eve and a half day visit to Richmond on Boxing day. The hotel is a beautiful 17th century mansion, situated in its own grounds. Earliest parts of the hotel date from the 1690s and it remained in private hands until it became a hotel in 1953. The en suite rooms are comfortably furnished and have hospitality trays. The hotel has a leisure club with indoor swimming pool, spa and a sauna.


Wednesday:   Travel to Darlington arriving at the hotel late afternoon. After dinner this evening there will be light entertainment provided by the hotel.

Thursday:      After breakfast we enjoy a full day excursion to the historic city of Durham, why not visit the magnificent Cathedral or shop for last minute presents? There will be entertainment after dinner, this evening.

Friday:           This morning there will be time to relax, take a stroll or enjoy the leisure facilities before a traditional Christmas Lunch. Later, we listen to the Queen’s Speech with a slice of Christmas cake, before preparing for this evenings Christmas Day Buffet. This evening, there will be a quiz and music from the resident DJ.

Saturday:       This morning we take a drive into North Yorkshire to visit Richmond before returning to the hotel in time for a light lunch. The afternoon will be free to relax and enjoy the leisure facilities. After dinner there will be a final evening of entertainment.

Sunday:          Return to Derbyshire.

Cost shown is per person sharing a double or twin room and includes a festive programme with entertainment and four nights half board, plus a traditional Christmas Day Lunch and a light Boxing Day lunch.

Single room supplement £48