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Summertime in Northumbria 2022

Summertime in Northumbria 2022

5 days exploring the beauties of Northumbria

A four star quayside hotel just a short walk from the Millennium ‘Winking Eye’ bridge across the Tyne. Enjoy drives in a fascinating region incorporating Durham, the ‘Catherine Cookson Country’, Morpeth and Alnwick. Plus a day at ever-popular Beamish.

 

Monday 6 June  5 days £435

Single supplement £70

 

INSURANCE  £35  inc IPT

 

INCLUDES

4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

Tea/coffee and biscuits on arrival

Excursion programme

Admission to Beamish

Monday

Depart in the morning to travel to Newcastle, arriving late afternoon at Copthorne Hotel. 4 nights stay – dinner, bed & breakfast.

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Tuesday

We head for the South Shields, home of Catherine Cookson, continuing past Marsden Bay, Whitburn and Seaburn before turning inland across to Durham, acclaimed as a World Heritage Site and dominated by the magnificent Norman Cathedral and Castle, high above the River Wear.

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Wednesday

We head north to Amble, Warkworth and historic Alnwick. The magnificent castle (admission not included) is home to the Dukes of Northumberland dating back to 1309. There is much to see including the sumptuous State Rooms. The beautifully landscaped garden has many unique features, sculptures, the infamous Poison Garden and one of the largest tree houses in the world. Time to visit Morpeth as well.

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Thursday

Today’s excursion takes us to the Beamish North of England Open Air Museum, capturing the spirit of the North East in the 1800s and 1900s. Attractions include restored tram and replica bus rides, authentic town street, colliery village, old fashioned sweet shop, working farm, steam locomotives and a mine.

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Friday

After breakfast we leave for home.

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B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

COPTHORNE HOTEL ****   www.millenniumhotels.com The Millennium Copthorne Hotel stands in one of the finest locations in Newcastle, on the banks of the Tyne, just a short stroll from the city centre. Bedrooms are all facing the river.

 

Free wi-fi, ensuite facilities, TV in room, Tea and coffee making facilities, Telephone in room, Hair dryer,  Restaurant,  Bar,  Lift, 

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

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

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Name Address Contact Details
Ashingdon Golden Cross Golden Cross, By Fox (Welcome Homes)
Barking, North St North Street, Barking,outside St Margaret's Church
Barkingside Barkingside, Fulwell Cross, by Swimming Baths
Basildon Southernhay, long layby opposite Bus Station
Billericay Sun Corner Sun Corner, Laindon Road, Billericay
Brentwood Brentwood High St, by Dairyman (Argos)
Canvey Island - Canute King Canute PH, Canvey Island
Canvey Island - Haystack Long Road, Canvey Island, Haystack
Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop
Chandos Garage Hockley Chandos Garage Hockley
Cricketers Westcliff Cricketers Bus Stop, Southend on Sea
Dagenham Wood Lane Wood Lane, Dagenham, Opp Morrisons
Eastwood - Kent Elms Kent Elms Corner, Eastwood, Rayleigh Road
Eastwood - Rochford Cnr Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, Rochford Corner
Eastwood Jones Corner Eastwood, Rayleigh Road, Jones Corner
Bus Stop by Brookside Tavern
Grays Oak PH Oak PH, Socketts Heath, Grays
Hadleigh - Vic House Cnr Vic House Corner, Kiln Road, Hadleigh
Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
Harold Wood Harold Wood, Bus Stops, Harold Wood Station
Hockley Spa Spa Road Bus Stop, Hockley
Hopes Green, S Benfleet High Road, S Benfleet, by Benfleet Tvl opp Shell G
Hornchurch North Street, Hornchurch, Fire Station
Ilford Clements Road, Ilford, by Travelodge IG1 !BA
Kents Hill Lights Kents Hill Lights Bus Stop, London Road, Benfleet
Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) - Thundersley
Leigh on Sea - Elms Elms PH, London Road, Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea - Thames Dr Thames Drive, Leigh on Sea
M25 Thurrock Services M25 Thurrock Services Coach Park
North Shoebury Road Bus Stop , outside Asda (St Marys)
North Shoebury Road, Shoeburyness
Pitsea Old Gala Bingo, Pitsea SS13 3AH
Rayleigh Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh, opp Rayleigh Lanes
Rochford Station Bus Stop Rochford Station Bus Stop, Bradley Way
Romford St Edwards Way, Romford, Bus Stop 'H'
Shenfield Shenfield Station
Shoeburyness - Kathryn Ct The Cambridge.(Kathryn Ct.), Shoeburyness
South Benfleet Clare Rd Tarpots Coach Stop (opp Clare Road), Sth Benfleet
South Benfleet St Marys St Mary's Church, Layby, South Benfleet
Southchurch Tyrrel Drive Southchurch Road - Tyrrel Drive (Swintons)
Southchurch White Horse White Horse Bus Stop, Southchurch
Southend Airport Bus Stop, Southend Airport, Eastwoodbury Crescent
Southend Queensway Bus Layby, Rear of Sainsburys, Southend
Stanford le Hope Rookery Rookery Corner, Stanford le Hope (St Cleres Hall G
TBA TBA
Thorpe Bay Station Station, Acacia Drive, Thorpe Bay
Upminster Station Approach, Upminster
Vange Barge Vange Barge Bus Stop, High Road, Pitsea
Wakering Crouchmans Wakering High St/ Crouchmans Avenue
West Leigh Schools West Leigh Schools, London Rd, Leigh on Sea
Westcliff on Sea Bell PH Bell PH, Rochford Road Bus Stop
Westcliff on Sea Palace Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea
Wickford Halls Corner Halls Corner, opp Police Station, Wickford
x Benfleet Hopes see hope xxxxxHopes Green, High Road,xxxxxxxsee new p/up
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