Northumberland has so much to offer. ITINERARY At Alnwick Castle you will encounter a
Castles, gardens, museums and the DAY 1 – Europa Buscentre to Newcastle- magnificent combination of medieval
great outdoors all clamour for your upon-Tyne on Stena Line’s late morning architecture and sumptuous Italianate
time. No wonder so many people State Rooms in what is one of the UK’s
return time after time – one visit is ferry to Cairnryan. most significant heritage destinations.
just never enough! Hotel – Jurys Inn, Newcastle ***
(4 nights D, B&B) DAY 4 – A full day visit to Durham City.
Our tour is based in cosmopolitan The magnificent Norman Cathedral and
Newcastle, a vibrant metropolis DAY 2 – We start the day with a guided Castle have dominated the city skyline
united by seven bridges that span the introductory tour of the city. The for over nine hundred years and are
River Tyne. There is a guided tour to rest of the day is free to explore this now designated a World Heritage Site.
introduce us to the best of the city fascinating city – highlights include The city still retains its medieval street
before we explore further afield and the many historical museums, its layout, with a great range of interesting
visit the mighty Alnwick Castle and its seven bridges and of course the shops including its famous daily indoor
adjacent neighbour, the extraordinary Metro Centre. Victorian market.
contemporary Alnwick Garden. We
round off the tour with a visit to the DAY 3 – After breakfast we travel to DAY 5 – Our return journey is via the
historic city of Durham. Alnwick for a visit to both The Alnwick P&O ferry from Cairnryan to Larne.
Garden and Alnwick Castle. At the
Our hotel is the Jurys Inn Newcastle gardens you will discover a wonderful
which is situated in the city centre. All combination of spaces, themes and DATES & PRICES
274 stylish and comfortable en-suite quirkiness, with a collection of over
rooms come with Freeview TV, hairdryer, 4,000 plant varieties. Depart Return Price
tea/coffee making facilities and Sunday Thursday
free WiFi. 10.30am 7.00pm
4 Jun 8 Jun £369
16 Jul 20 Jul £369
13 Aug 17 Aug £369
• 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
• Return ferry crossings
• Through coaching
• Services of driver/courier
• Guided tour of Newcastle
• Admissions to The Alnwick Garden
and Alnwick Castle
• Visit to Durham
• Single Room Supplement £75
• Holiday Insurance
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