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Gems of Northumbria

Alnwick Castle

Experience the gems of Northumbria on this 6 day holiday to the North East.

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GEMS OF NORTHUMBRIA

 

12 – 17 June 2022

Sunday – Friday

6 Days

From £545

 

Experience the gems of Northumbria on this 6 day holiday to the North East taking in the coast, castles and scenery and some of the most interesting and immersive attractions in this region.

 

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

 

Alnwick Castle & Garden   |   Beamish Living Museum   |  Holy Island   |   Bamburgh   |   Newcastle-Upon-Tyne   |   Richmond   |   Coastal Scenic Tour

 

DAY ONE – Arrival

We depart from your home and travel north to Northumbria. We stop off at Richmond, a beautiful Yorkshire Dales market town. On arrival at the we enjoy tea / coffee and biscuits and time to relax before dinner this evening.

 

DAY TWO – Historic Alnwick Castle & Gardens

Today we take the road north, past Blyth and Ashington, to Amble, Warkworth and historic Alnwick. We visit the magnificent Alnwick Castle and Gardens, home to the Duke of Northumberland family dating back to 1309.

To finish the day we take a scenic drive along the coastal route from Bamburgh travelling along one of the most stunning coastlines in Britain.

 

DAY THREE - Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Today we have a leisurely day in Newcastle with chance to see the city. As the hotel is right at the heart of the city, there is plenty to see and do including the famous shopping on Northumberland Street, the Great North Museum and renowned bars and restaurants.

 

DAY FOUR – Beamish Living Museum

Today we travel the short distance to Beamish, the world-famous living museum of the North. Here you can relive the story of life in Northeast England during the 1820s, 1900s, 1940s. & 1950s.

Board one of the trams, horse-drawn carts or trains and visit the 1900s traditional sweet shop or explore the 1940s wartime farm, disappear down into the 1900s mine at the pit village.

 

DAY FIVE – Holy Island

Today’s excursion takes us to the north of Northumberland across the causeway to Holy Island and the mysterious Lindisfarne Castle. We return to our hotel with time to relax, or take in a little more of the city before dinner this evening.

NOTE: The crossing of the causeway to Holy Island is governed by tide times. It may be necessary to amend this excursion.

 

DAY SIX - Departure

After breakfast this morning we leave our hotel and make our journey home with comfort stops en route.

 

YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Home pick-up

  • 5 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

  • Welcome tea/coffee and biscuits on arrival

  • Admission to Beamish Living Museum of the North

  • Admission to Alnwick Castle & Garden.

 

THE MALDRON HOTEL, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE

The Maldron Hotel stands right at the centre of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, just minutes from the bustling shops of the city and the famous quayside. Bedrooms are all en suite and have satellite television and all the modern-day facilities you would expect from a hotel of this standard. The hotel has a lift.

 

DAY ONE

We depart from your home and travel north to Northumbria. We stop off at Richmond, a beautiful Yorkshire Dales market town, arriving at our hotel. On arrival we enjoy tea / coffee and biscuits and time to relax before dinner this evening.

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DAY TWO

Today we take the road north, past Blyth and Ashington, to Amble, Warkworth and historic Alnwick. We visit the magnificent Alnwick Castle and Gardens, home to the Duke of Northumberland family dating back to 1309.
To finish the day we take a scenic drive along the coastal route from Bamburgh travelling along one of the most stunning coast line in Britain.

B, D

DAY THREE

Today we have a leisurely day in Newcastle with chance to see the city. As the hotel is right at the heart of the city, there is plenty to see and do including the famous shopping on Northumberland Street, the Great North Museum and renowned bars and restaurants.

B, D

DAY FOUR

Today we travel the short distance to Beamish, the world-famous living museum of the North. Here you can relive the story of life in Northeast England during the 1820s, 1900s, 1940s. & 1950s.
Board one of the trams, horse-drawn carts or trains and visit the 1900s traditional sweet shop or explore the 1940s wartime farm, disappear down into the 1900s mine at the pit village.

B, D

DAY FIVE

Today's excursion takes us to the north of Northumberland across the causeway to Holy Island and the mysterious Lindisfarne Castle. We return to our hotel with time to relax, or take in a little more of the city before dinner this evening.
NOTE: The crossing of the causeway to Holy Island is governed by tide times. It may be necessary to amend this excursion.

B, D

DAY SIX

After breakfast this morning we leave our hotel and make our journey home with comfort stops en route.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Home pick-up

  • 5 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

  • Welcome tea/coffee and biscuits on arrival

  • Admission to Beamish Living Museum of the North

  • Admission to Alnwick Castle & Garden.

 

THE MALDRON HOTEL, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE

The Maldron Hotel stands right at the centre of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, just minutes from the bustling shops of the city and the famous quayside. Bedrooms are all en suite and have satellite television and all the modern-day facilities you would expect from a hotel of this standard. The hotel has a lift.

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to the tour 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. Covid-19 restrictions may apply.

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

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