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Beauitful Northumbria

South Shields

Northumbria is one of the most appealing destinations to visit with rugged unspoilt landscapes, it gives the impression that many parts of this quiet part of the country is yet to be discovered.

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BEAUTIFUL NORTHUMBRIA

 

28 June - 3 July 2020

Sunday - Friday

6 Days

From £499

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

South Shields   |   Durham   |   Newcastle   |   River Tyne Boat Cruise   |   Alnwick Castle   |   Holy Island  

 

Northumbria is one of the most appealing destinations to visit with rugged unspoilt landscapes; it gives the impression that many parts of this quiet part of the country is yet to be discovered.

 

 

DAY ONE

We depart for your holiday from your own front door, join your tour coach and travel to Newcastle with comfort stops enroute.  Arriving late afternoon at your hotel, tea/coffee & biscuits will be served whilst your luggage is taken to your room, time to relax before dinner.

 

DAY TWO

Today we head for the coast and South Shields, home of the late Catherine Cookson, continuing past Marsden Bay, Whitburn and Seaburn before turning inland across to the ancient and historic City of Durham, acclaimed as a World Heritage Site and dominated by the magnificent Norman Cathedral and Castle, high above the River Wear.

 

DAY THREE

We have a leisurely morning in Newcastle with chance to see the city, later we join the boat at the quayside for a fabulous cruise on the River Tyne with expert commentary, and the cruise will take you under many of the Tyne Bridges.

 

DAY FOUR

Our excursion today takes you past Blyth and Ashington to Amble, Warkworth and historic Alnwick where we visit the magnificent Alnwick Castle, home to the Duke of Northumberland dating back to 1309.  The castle was featured in several Harry Potter films and also Downton Abbey; there is much to see including the sumptuous State Rooms.  The beautiful landscaped Alnwick Garden has many unique features, sculptures including the infamous Poison Garden and one of the largest tree houses in the world.

 

DAY FIVE

This morning our excursion takes us to the north of Northumberland across the causeway to Holy Island and the mysterious Lindisfarne Castle.  We return to Bamburgh for a break, maybe to visit the castle or the Grace Darling Museum.

Please Note:  The crossing of the causeway to Holy Island is governed by tide time, it may be necessary to amend this excursion.

 

DAY SIX

After breakfast this morning we depart the hotel and begin our journey home with comfort stops enroute.

 

YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

 

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Home pick up

  • 5 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

  • Tea/coffee & biscuits on arrival

  • Admission Alnwick Castle & Gardens

  • River Tyne Cruise.

 

MILLENNIUM COPTHORNE HOTEL, Newcastle

The hotel stands in one of the finest locations in Newcastle on the banks of the River Tyne, just a short stroll from the city centre.  Bedrooms are all facing the river with views across and have TV, and all the modern day facilities you would expect from a hotel of this standard, the hotel also has a lift.

 

 

DAY ONE

Departing for your holiday from your own front door, join your tour coach and travel to Newcastle with comfort stops enroute. Arriving late afternoon at your hotel, tea/coffee & biscuits will be served whilst your luggage is taken to your room, time to relax before dinner.

D

DAY TWO

Today we head for the coast and South Shields, home of the late Catherine Cookson, continuing past Marsden Bay, Whitburn and Seaburn before turning inland across to the ancient and historic City of Durham, acclaimed as a World Heritage Site and dominated by the magnificent Norman Cathedral and Castle, high above the River Wear.

B, D

DAY THREE

We have a leisurely morning in Newcastle with chance to see the city, later we join the boat at the quayside for a fabulous cruise on the River Tyne with expert commentary, the cruise will take you under many of the Tyne Bridges.

B, D

DAY FOUR

Our excursion today takes past Blyth and Ashington to Amble, Warkworth and historic Alnwick where we visit the magnificent Alnwick Castle, home to the Duke of Northumberland dating back to 1309. The castle was featured in several Harry Potter films and also Downton Abbey, there is much to see including the sumptuous State Rooms. The beautiful landscaped Alnwick Garden has many unique features, sculptures including the infamous Poison Garden and one of the largest tree houses in the world.

B, D

DAY FIVE

This morning our excursion takes us to the north of Northumberland across the causeway to Holy Island and the mysterious Lindisfarne Castle. We return to Bamburgh with its might castle on the beach for a break, maybe to visit the castle or the Grace Darling Museum.
Note: The crossing of the causeway to Holy Island is governed by tide time, it maybe necessary to amend this excursion.

B, D

DAY SIX

After breakfast this morning we depart the hotel and begin our journey home with comfort stops enroute.

B

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

MILLENNIUM COPTHORNE HOTEL, Newcastle

The hotel stands in one of the finest locations in Newcastle on the banks of the River Tyne, just a short stroll from the city centre.  Bedrooms are all facing the river with views across and have TV, and all the modern day facilities you would expect from a hotel of this standard, the hotel also has a lift.

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

5 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Tea/coffee & biscuits on arrival

Admission Alnwick Castle & Gardens

River Tyne Cruise

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply. Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

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