NEW TOUR – Newcastle & Northumbria

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NEW TOUR – Newcastle & Northumbria

  • Destination: England, Newcastle on Tyne
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Departs: 04/05/2020
  • Price: £319

Relax on a Tyne river cruise, visit an extraordinary garden, a spectacular castle and the inspirational Holy Island – a tour with something for everyone.

The Copthorne Hotel Newcastle, The Close, Quayside, Newcastle on Tyne.  Tel: 01912 220333
Located in Newcastle Quayside, right in the heart of this vibrant city, the hotel is the perfect base from which to explore and is the only hotel in Newcastle city with all of its 156 en-suite rooms overlooking the River Tyne.  All rooms have TV, tea/coffee tray, WiFi and a safe.  The hotel has indoor and outdoor swimming pools, wellness centre and fitness studio.  There is a lift.

Single room £80 (limited supply)
Insurance £23.85

Alnwick Garden * Holy Island * Bamburgh Castle * River Tyne Cruise


  • Luxury air conditioned coach
  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
  • Entry to Alnwick Garden
  • Entry to Bamburgh Castle
  • River Tyne Cruise
  • Door to door service (subject to conditions)

Departs approx 0900 arrives back approx 1500

Day 1
After local pick ups we make our way to Durham where we have a lunch break.  Time at leisure to visit the Cathedral and the shops before we continue to our hotel in Newcastle.

Day 2
We visit the historic town of Alnwick in the heart of Northumberland.  Here we visit Alnwick Garden which is one of the world’s most extraordinary, contemporary gardens with its Rose Garden, Serpent Garden, Poison Garden and Grand Cascade.

Day 3
Enjoy unspoilt beauty and Northumbria’s stunning coastline when we visit Holy Island, also known as Lindisfarne, and which is only accessible at low tide via a causeway.  We also visit the picturesque village of Bamburgh and its spectacular castle.

Day 4
Today we have a cruise on the River Tyne.  We journey up river with a commentary as we travel under eleven of the Tyne’s famous bridges including the Gateshead Millennium Bridge, Tyne Bridge and Swing Bridge.  The remainder of the day is free for you to enjoy as you wish.

Day 5
After breakfast we make our way home with a lunch stop in Harrogate before continuing our journey.


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