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Beautiful Northumbria

Beautiful Northumbria

The ancient Kingdom of Northumbria offers some of the most striking unspoilt beauty in England and covers a variety of breath-taking scenery, contrasting countryside, historic towns and rolling hills.

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BEAUTIFUL NORTHUMBRIA

 

12 – 17 May 2019

Sunday – Friday

6 Days

£480 £80 SINGLE SUPPLEMENT

 

The ancient Kingdom of Northumbria offers some of the most striking unspoilt beauty in England and covers a variety of breath-taking scenery, contrasting countryside, historic towns and rolling hills.

 

Highlights

 

Alston   |   Hexham   |   South Sheilds   |   Durham   |   Newcastle   |   River Tyne Cruise   |   Alnwick Castle & Garden   |   Holy Island   |   Lindisfarne Castle   |   Bamburgh

 

Day One

We depart from your home with our exclusive door to door pick-up service and we travel north to Alston, England’s highest town and then onto the ancient border town of Hexham, arriving at your hotel late afternoon, tea/coffee & tea cake await your whilst your luggage is transported to your room, time to relax before dinner.

 

Day Two

This morning 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

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

 

Day Four

Today we take the road north, past Blyth and Ashington, to Amble, Warkworth and historic Alnwick.  We visit the magnificent castle, home to the Duke of Northumberland dating back to 1309, the castle has featured in several Harry Potter films and also Downton Abbey and there is much to see, including the sumptuous State Rooms.  The beautifully landscaped Alnwick Garden has many unique features, sculptures, the infamous Poison Garden and one of the largest tree houses in the world.

 

Day Five

Our excursion today takes us to the north of Northumberland across the causeway to Holy Island and the mysterious Lindisfarne Castle.  We return to Bamburgh with its mighty castle on the beach where we take a break, time to maybe visit the majestic castle or the Grace Darling Museum.  Note:  the crossing of the causeway to Holy Island is governed by tide times, it maybe necessary to amend this excursion.

 

Day Six

We depart after breakfast and commence our journey home stopping enroute in the town of Barnard Castle.

 

 

Price Includes:

·          Luxury coach travel

·          Home pick up

·          5 nights’ accommodation, dinner & breakfast

·          Tea/coffee & teacake on arrival

·          Admission Alnwick Castle & Garden

·          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, bedrooms have satellite TV and all the modern-day facilities you would expect from a hotel of this standard, and the hotel has a lift.

DAY ONE

From your exclusive home pick-up service we travel north to Alston, England's highest town and then onto the ancient border town of Hexham, arriving at your hotel late afternoon, tea/coffee & tea cake await your whilst your luggage is transported to your room, time to relax before dinner.

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DAY TWO

This morning 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.

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DAY THREE

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

B, D

DAY FOUR

Today we take the road north, past Blyth and Ashington, to Amble, Warkworth and historic Alnwick. We visit the magnificent castle, home to the Duke of Northumberland dating back to 1309, the castle has featured in several Harry Potter films and also Downton Abbey and there is much to see, including the sumptuous State Rooms. The beautifully landscaped Alnwick Garden has many unique features, sculptures, the infamous Poison Garden and one of the largest tree houses in the world.

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DAY FIVE

Our excursion today takes us to the north of Northumberland across the causeway to Holy Island and the mysterious Lindisfarne Castle. We return to Bamburgh with its mighty castle on the beach where we take a break, time to maybe visit the majestic castle or the Grace Darling Museum. Note: the crossing of the causeway to Holy Island is governed by tide times, it maybe necessary to amend this excursion.

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DAY SIX

We depart after breakfast and commence our journey home stopping enroute in the town of Barnard Castle.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

MILLENNIUM COPTHORNE HOTEL, Newcastle

The hotels 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, bedrooms have satellite TV and all the modern-day facilities you would expect from a hotel of this standard, the hotel has a lift.

 

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

5 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Tea/coffee & teacake on arrival

Admission Alnwick Castle & Garden

River Tyne Cruise

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

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

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Bodelwyddan Marble Church
Chester - Services Services on M56
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Garden City Amontola Restaurant
Holywell Holywell Bus Station
Llandudno Junction Train Station Car Park
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