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The Treasure Trove Tour: Durham, York and Lincoln

Highlights
  • Enjoy a 4 day tour to 3 of the UK’s best-loved locations: York, Lincoln & Durham
  • Relax in 4 star hotels with complimentary breakfast included
  • Visit the world-famous Lincoln Castle and uncover its rich history
  • Explore Jorvik Viking Centre and Whitby Abbey
  • Easy and stress-free travel with the Brit Rail Pass
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Price Per Person   $607.20
Total $ 0.00
 
Description
Your 4 day UK tour will begin at the famous King’s Cross station where all Harry Potter fans would know that Hogwarts Express departed from! 

Day 1 - Durham

Your first stop will be to the historic Durham where you can check into your idyllic 4 star hotel before whetting your appetite with a traditional British lunch. Try the Undercroft restaurant located in Durham Cathedral’s medieval undercroft – the perfect place to eat and soak in the rich history of this famous city!

Be sure to enjoy sensational sights of Durham Cathedral’s grounds. Known as one of the most plush and lavish cathedrals in Britain, it has unforgettable beauty in abundance. Get your camera out and get snap happy with the perfect Insta-stories available! Head inside for the fascinating state-of-the-art exhibition gallery and see if you can recognise the cloisters used in the Harry Potter film franchise!

Day 2 – York

Your 2nd day will be in the famous city of York. York once played a vital role in the course of British history with the War of the Roses deciding the fate of the monarchy. The House of York fought vigorously against the House of Lancaster to bring their heir, Edward, to the throne. Discover all of York’s rich royal history with free leisure time in this unforgettable city. 

Day 3 – Lincoln

Enjoy a trip to Whitby Abbey Clifford’s Tower, dating back to 13th century and built for King Henry III. Soak in spectacular sights of York with one of the best viewpoints in the city. Once you’re in the mood for learning, try out Whitby Abbey which inspired Bram Stoker’s world-famous tale of Dracula! Full of drama and bloodied terror, this is the perfect location to test your nerves!

The afternoon of your Treasure Trove tour will take you to the fascinating Jorvik Viking Centre taking you back in time to reveal the treasures of the past! Discover the famous and most shocking discoveries of modern archaeology including excavations. Enjoy a fully immersive visitor experience taking you through the reconstructed Viking-age streets as you experience 10th century York like never before. 

Day 4 – London

On your last day, you’ll get to visit the iconic Lincoln Castle. Why is this castle one of the most famous in the UK? It holds the last surviving copy of the 13th century Magna Carta! Come up close to this historic document to see how it changed the course of history and henceforth, making Lincoln Castle one of the UK’s most stand-out landmarks. 

At the end of your tour, board your train back to London!
Additional Information

What's Included in the tour


  • Brit Rail pass for 4 days - consecutive days
  • Hotel accommodation for 3 nights - 4 star category
  • Durham – Hotel Indigo or Similar
  • York – Dean Court Hotel or Similar
  • Lincoln – The White Hart Hotel or Similar
  • Entrance to Whitby abbey
  • Entrance to Jorvik Viking Centre
  • Entrance to Lincoln Castle

What's Excluded in the tour


  • Meals / Drinks / Café Tea rooms
  • No flights/airport transfers
  • Gratuities
  • Please Note
Please Note:
  • Please check the terms and conditions of Brit Rail Pass before travelling.
  • Once booked this tour is non amendable & non refundable
  • If children are travelling, please enquire for prices by emailing rail@goldentours.com
 
Activity Code : TTDYL