The ancient kingdom of Northumbria has been voted England's most tranquil county and boasts some of Britain's most spectacular coast and countryside. Our itinerary for this popular tour includes visits to Locomotion, Wallington House & Gardens, the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, the Grace Darling Museum and a guided tour of Hexham Abbey.
The 4 star Grand Hotel Gosforth Park (formerly Marriott) is contemporary and set in 12 acres of parkland. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, tea making facilities, hairdryer, safe, iron & ironing board and Wi-Fi. There is a health and leisure club with swimming pool and gym. There is a lift.
We travel to Locomotion National Railway Museum at Shildon. Later, we continue to the outskirts of Newcastle for 4 nights half board accommodation at the Grand Hotel Gosforth Park.
We travel to Wallington House, Gardens & Estate, one of Northumberland's finest mansions. Later we visit Kielder Water and the Tower Knowe Visitor Centre.
We journey to The Holy Island of Lindisfarne, with time to explore the ancient castle and priory, or stroll around the attractive harbour.
We travel via the coast to Bamburgh with its famous castle and there will be time to visit the free Grace Darling Museum if you wish. Returning via Seahouses & Woodhorn.
We visit Hexham Abbey, including a guided tour. There will be time for lunch before travelling home, arriving into the local area late afternoon.
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast, Luxury coach travel, Services of experienced tour driver.
EXCURSIONS - entry to Locomotion, Wallington House, Gardens & Estate and a guided tour of Hexham Abbey.
DEPOSIT: £30.00 per person
Single supplement: £100.00