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The Kingdom of Northumbria

Northumbria

Sun 26 June to Fri 1 July OR Sun 14 to Fri 19 Aug 2022: A 6 Day Coach Holiday to Northumbria with Johnsons Coaches

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Sunday 26th June to Friday 1st July 2022

Sunday 14th to Friday 19 August 2022

 

Northumberland, a rich and diverse region with a long and illustrious heritage. From its unspoilt coastline to rural landscapes, we will discover a land of mighty castles, pretty villages and historic market towns; lush rolling countryside and a coastline fringed by miles of golden sands - a perfect holiday setting!

 

Look What's Included:

  • Door to Door Service

  • Our Own Courier Service

  • Club Class Extra Legroom Coach

  • 5 nights half board

  • Entrance to Beamish ‘Living Museum of the North’

  • River Tyne Cruise

  • Alnwick Castle & Gardens

 

Not included: All lunches

 

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Sunday

We travel north towards Newcastle passing Antony Gormley’s iconic Angel of the North as it welcomes travellers to the area, arriving at the hotel during the afternoon.

Monday

This morning we head to the Beamish ‘Living Museum of the North’, where we step back in time and see how people lived and worked in the late 19th and early 20th century. Staff in period dress add to the amazing atmosphere as they tell their story and guide you through living history. Browse through the schoolhouse, have a peek in the newsagents or even buy freshly baked goods in the bakery! Take the tram to Pockerley Manor and see what farm life was like in the 1820s. After all this excitement, you can even relax in the Sun Inn, a good old-fashioned pub or take a trip to the traditional tearoom.

Tuesday

A leisurely morning in Newcastle followed by a fabulous cruise on the River Tyne - With expert commentary, we sail under many of the famous Tyne Bridges.

Wednesday

We visit Alnwick Castle and Gardens - This majestic and imposing medieval castle offers impressive architecture, fine art treasures and a beautiful setting. It has been a popular film location, for everything from Harry Potter to Elizabeth to Becket to Blackadder.

Thursday

To the resort of Seahouses on the North Northumberland Heritage Coast. Offshore lie the remote Farne Islands, home to a wide variety of bird and sea life. Following miles of sandy dunes and unspoilt beaches we reach Bamburgh, home of Grace Darling, where the imposing castle looks out to sea. Subject to tidal conditions we travel over the causeway to Lindisfarne (Holy Island), birthplace of British Christianity.

Friday

A leisurely drive homeward arriving home during the afternoon.

Your Hotel

 

4* Millenium Copthorne

The Millennium Copthorne Hotel stands in one of the finest locations in Newcastle, on the banks of the River Tyne, just a short stroll from the city centre. Bedrooms are all river facing. Restaurant & Bar facilities.

 

Mobility Grade: 4 – The hotel is on the level with a few isolated steps. Lift to all floors.

 

Duration, Departure Dates & Price

Sun 26 Jun - Fri 1 Jul 2022

5 Nights

£665

 

Sun 14 - Fri 19 August 2022

5 Nights

£659

 

 

Supplements

Single Room: £75 (5 Nt)

Holiday Insurance: £32 (Jul/Aug)

 

Deposit: £75 per person for all coach holidays in Britain, payable at time of booking. 

 

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