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Copthorne Newcastle 3*

The Millennium Copthorne Hotel stands on the banks of the River Tyne, just a short stroll from the city centre. Bedrooms are all are 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

  • River Tyne Cruise

  • Five Nights Dinner, Bed & breakfast

  • Tea/Coffee & biscuits on arrival

Day 1

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

Day 2

This morning we head for the coast and South Shields, continuing past Marsden Bay, Whitburn and Seaburn before turning inland across to the ancient and historic City of Durham, high above the River Wear. Late afternoon we return to Newcastle.

Day 3

Today we have a leisurely morning in Newcastle with a chance to see the city. Later we join the boat at the quayside for a fabulous cruise on the River Tyne, with expert commentary.

Day 4

Today we take the road north, past Blyth and Ashington, to Amble, Warkworth and historic Alnwick. We visit the magnificent Alnwick Castle and 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 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.

Day 6

After breakfast we leave and begin our journey home.

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

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
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
Making own way Passenger making own way to Hotel
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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