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The Ultimate Northumbria Adventure

The Ultimate Northumbria Adventure

Uncover the magic of Northumbria with dramatic coastlines and the famous Alnwick Castle

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Maldron Hotel Newcastle (4*)

The Maldron Hotel stands right at the centre of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, just minutes from the bustling shops 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.


Your Tour Includes

  • Five nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Beamish Living Museum of The North

  • Tea/Coffee & biscuits on arrival

Day 1

Depart from your home area travelling to Newcastle, arriving late afternoon at Maldron Hotel. Five nights stay - dinner, bed & breakfast. Tea/coffee and biscuits on arrival.

Day 2

Today we take the road North, past Blyth and Ashington, to Amble, Warkworth and historic Alnwick. We visit the magnificent Alnwick Castle, home to the Duke of Northumberland family dating
back to 1309. The castle has featured in several Harry Potter films and also Downton Abbey. 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 3

Today we have a leisurely morning in Newcastle city centre 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 4

This morning, we head a short distance to Beamish, the world-famous living museum of the North. Here you can live the story of life in North East England during the 1820s - 1950s.

Day 5

Today’s 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 mighty castle on the beach,
for a break, maybe to visit the majestic castle on the beach, or the Grace Darling Museum.

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

Day 6

After breakfast we leave and begin our journey home.

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

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

Name Address Contact Details
Aberdeen, Skene St Skene St, behind HMT, Aberdeen
Arbroath Burnside Drive Bus stop Burnside Drive near police st,Arbroath
Aviemore, Rail Station Rail Station Bus Stop, Aviemore
Banff, St Marys Car Park Outside St Mary's Car Park, Bus Stop, Banff
Buckie Square Cluny Square, Buckie
Craibstone Park & Ride Aberdeen Airport, Aberdeen Park & Ride
Cullen Square The Square, Cullen
Dundee Tesco Retail Park Kingsway Retail Park Bus Stop, (Behind Pizza Hut)
Elgin Old Post Office Outside, Old Post Office, Elgin
Fochabers Square Fochabers Square
Forfar Bus Stop Forfar Bus Stop, Outside RBS
Forres, Tolbooth Outside Tolbooth, Forres
Huntly, Tesco Bus Stop Tesco Bus Stop, Petrol Station, Huntly
Inverness, Tesco Bus Stop Bus Stop Tesco, Inverness, Off A96
Inverurie, Town Hall Town Hall Bus Stop, Inverurie
Keith, Bus Stop Tescos Bus Stop at Tesco's, Keith
Nairn, Sainsburys Sainsburys, Bus Stop, Nairn A96
Perth Broxden Services Broxden Services, Perth
Portlethen, Muirend Road Muirend Road Bus Stop (Beside Asda), Portlethen
Portsoy, Station Hotel Outside Station Hotel, Portsoy
Stonehaven Car Park Stonehaven Beach Road Car Park
Stracathro Services Stracathro Service Areas
Turriff Tesco Bus Stop Bus Stop Outside Tesco Turriff

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