Newcastle – Quayside, Castles & Coast

Our fantastic north east tour features great attractions around this beautiful coastal area, including Alnwick Castle, Bamburgh Castle, a river cruise along the Tyne and a visit to Holy Island.
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Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 Alnwick Castle & Gardens
Today we make our way to the medieval market town of Alnwick which still retains many of its cobbled streets, narrow alleys and fine stone buildings. We visit Alnwick Castle, one of the finest medieval castles in England which famously features as ‘Hogwarts’ in the Harry Potter films.

Day 3 Newcastle
This morning we have free time in Newcastle to explore the city’s many attractions. At midday we meet at the Quayside to embark on a 2 hour cruise, sailing to Ryton Willows Nature Reserve and Newburn Countryside Park, travelling under eleven of the Tyne’s bridges. Please note, day of cruise is subject to 2019 timetable.

Day 4 Holy Island & Bamburgh Castle
After breakfast we take a drive along the scenic heritage coastline and cross the tidal causeway to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, home to Lindisfarne Castle. We have time at leisure to explore and enjoy lunch before we visit Bamburgh Castle. Perched on rocks at the edge of the sea, the castle boasts magnificent views of the Farne Islands. We call at the
pretty fishing village of Seahouses en route back to our hotel. Please note, today is subject to tidal times.

Day 5 Departure
Today, we make our way home.
Legend

Copthorne Hotel Newcastle

Newcastle-upon-Tyne
AAAA Located in the City Centre
Located next to the River Tyne in the riverside area of Newcastle, the contemporary Copthorne Newcastle is a 20 minute walk to the city centre. The 156 bedrooms (refurbished in 2017) all boast wonderful river views from the large bay windows and are comfortable and well decorated. The large, modern restaurant overlooks the river and is contemporary in style, whilst the bar has a sports-bar feel with comfortable seating. There is also an outside terrace that makes the most of the riverside location. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Coach parking is on-site & free of charge

Holiday Inn Newcastle Gosforth Park

Seaton Burn, Tyne & Wear
AAA+ Double for Single Occupancy Great Touring Location
This modern hotel is located just to the north of Newcastle, with good access available to the A1 for touring Northumbria and the Scottish Borders. All 151 bedrooms are very spacious and bathrooms are modern with good fittings. There is an informal brasserie-style restaurant and a modern b with comfortable seating. Leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and gym. • Ground floor rooms • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Leisure facilities • Coach parking is on-site & free of charge

White Swan Hotel

Alnwick
AAA Central Location Charming Hotel Historic Hotel
This traditional 300 year old coaching inn is located in the centre of the scenic market town of Alnwick. All 56 bedrooms are traditional in style and contain TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Meals are served in the atmospheric Olympic Dining Room which features panelling, mirrors and stained glass windows from Titanic’s sister ship! Relax with a drink in comfy bar/bistro with views overlooking the town. Please note there is no lift, but some ground floor rooms are accessible via the garden. To dine in the restaurant, guests will encounter 8 steps to access.

White Swan Hotel

Alnwick, Northumberland
4 Nights Half Board
14/04/19
02/06/19
17/06/19
Twin from £299pp

29/09/19
Twin from £324pp

Double for Sole Use Supplement from £165

Inclusions
• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner

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Holiday Inn Newcastle Gosforth Park

Seaton Burn, Tyne & Wear

4 Nights Half Board
Apr & Oct Twin from £189pp
May, Jun & Sept Twin from £195pp
Jul & Aug Twin from £199pp

Double for Sole Use Supplement from £94

Inclusions
• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee & biscuits
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner

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Copthorne Hotel Newcastle 

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

4 Nights Half Board
Apr, May & Oct Twin from £209pp
Jun, Jul & Sept Twin from £219pp

Double for Sole Use Supplement from £100

Inclusions
• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
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£189 for 5 days

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