Castles & Kynren

Are you ready for an adventure through time, immersing yourself in the rich tapestry of British history? Look no further than a weekend getaway to Kynren: where we'll take you on a journey through centuries of splendour, drama, and heritage

What to Expect:

Kynren Open Air Show: Prepare to be dazzled by the spectacular Kynren open-air performance, a breathtaking showcase of 2000 years of English history with mesmerizing performances, dazzling special effects, and a cast of hundreds

Beautiful Belvoir Castle: Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Leicestershire countryside, with its fairytale turrets, opulent interiors, and sprawling grounds, the iconic Belvoir Castle offers a glimpse into the lives of nobility throughout the ages

Historic Barnard Castle: A historic town holding a rich tapestry of stories waiting to be discovered. At its heart stands the eponymous castle, a striking stone edifice perched majestically atop a rocky outcrop overlooking the River Tees

Dales Delights: Renowned as the home of beloved author James Herriot, whose tales of life as a country vet captivated readers around the world, Thirsk exudes warmth, character, and timeless appeal.


Your holiday includes: 

2 night dinner bed & breakfast at Blackwell Grange Hotel


Ticket to Kynren performance


Excursion to Belvoir Castle


Excursion to Barnard Castle


Visit to Thirsk


Executive coach travel

  • THE HOTEL

  • THE EXCURSIONS

  • DEPARTURE POINTS

Kynren Open Air Show

Prepare to be dazzled by the spectacular Kynren open-air performance, a breath-taking showcase of 2000 years of English history. Set against the stunning backdrop of Bishop Auckland, this epic production brings history to life with mesmerizing performances, dazzling special effects, and a cast of hundreds. From the Roman occupation to the Industrial Revolution, witness the triumphs and tribulations that have shaped our nation

Belvoir Castle

Belvoir Castle is a magnificent stately home nestled amidst the rolling hills of Leicestershire, England, with fairytale-like turrets, opulent interiors, and a sprawling estate, The castle's history dates back over a thousand years, with the first fortification established on the site shortly after the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. However, the present-day castle owes much of its grandeur to the fourth Duke of Rutland, who commissioned architect James Wyatt to rebuild it in the early 19th century after a devastating fire. Steeped in noble heritage and aristocratic tradition, the castle's sumptuous interiors reflect the tastes and aspirations of generations past, with lavish state rooms adorned with priceless works of art, fine furniture, and intricate tapestries

Barnard Castle

Experience the quintessential charm of Thirsk, a bustling market town nestled in the heart of North Yorkshire. Renowned as the home of beloved author James Herriot, whose tales of life as a country vet captivated readers around the world, Thirsk exudes warmth, character, and timeless appeal. Explore its quaint streets lined with historic buildings, browse bustling markets, and soak up the friendly atmosphere of this delightful Yorkshire gem. Wandering through the town's winding streets, visitors are greeted by an array of historic buildings, quaint shops, and cozy pubs. From the grandeur of the Market Cross, a striking stone monument dating back to the 18th century, to the elegant facades of Georgian townhouses, Barnard Castle exudes old-world charm at every turn.

Thirsk

Experience the quintessential charm of Thirsk, a bustling market town nestled in the heart of North Yorkshire. Renowned as the home of beloved author James Herriot, whose tales of life as a country vet captivated readers around the world, Thirsk exudes warmth, character, and timeless appeal. Explore its quaint streets lined with historic buildings, browse bustling markets, and soak up the friendly atmosphere of this delightful Yorkshire gem

Ready to book?

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to explore the best of British history - book your seat today and prepare for an unforgettable journey through time and heritage.

Contact us now to reserve your place and make memories that will last a lifetime

Join us on our Castles & Kynren short break

29th - 31st August 2025

Blackwell Grange Hotel

  • 2 night dinner, bed & breakfast
  • Excursion to Belvoir Castle
  • ticket to Kynren performance
  • excursion to Barnard Castle
  • free time in Thirsk
  • executive coach travel

£

369

Single supplement: £73

Book now: call 01858 469137 or email info@exclusiveholidaysuk.com