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Summertime in Northumbria

Summertime in Northumbria

This break combines many highlights of Northumbria with a visit to Catherine Cookson Country & Coast along with free time in Alnwick, Durham and Newcastle.

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Whats Included:

    • Alnwick & Northumbria Coast

    • Cathedral City of Durham

    • Catherine Cookson Country & Coast

 

 

Day 1

Following collection from home, join the coach for a leisurely drive to Newcastle, arriving at The Millennium Copthorne Hotel for our four night dinner, bed and breakfast stay. Tea/coffee and biscuits will be served to us on arrival.

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Day 2

This morning we head for the coast and South Shields, home of the late Catherine Cookson, continuing past Marsden Bay, Whitburn and Seaburn before turning inland across to the ancient and historic City of Durham. The city is acclaimed as a World Heritage Site and dominated by the magnificent Norman Cathedral and Castle, high above the River Wear.

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Day 3

Today we take the road north, past Blyth and Ashington, to Amble, Warkworth and historic Alnwick. We have time to look round the town, with its mighty castle before returning south to Morpeth for a short break before making our way back to the hotel.

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Day 4

Enjoy a free day exploring Newcastle. Just a short walk along the quayside from the hotel is the Millennium 'Winking Eye' bridge and Newcastle's famous quayside. Enjoy a riverside stroll before maybe enjoying lunch in a quayside pub, or take a walk into the city centre for lunch and some retail therapy in Eldon Square shopping centre.

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Day 5

After breakfast we leave and begin our journey home.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Millennium Copthorne Hotel, Newcastle

 

This 4 star standard 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. All bedrooms are river facing and are en suite with satellite TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Amenities include a bar, restaurant, swimming pool, gym and lift.

 

www.millenniumhotels.co.uk

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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
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Beacon Hill Services Beacon Hill Services Lorry Park
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (North) Capel St Mary White Horse Public House
Setdown Point:Capel St Mary National Exp StopSouth
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Newmarket Bus Station Newmarket Bus Station
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn Stowmarket Railway Station
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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Galloway Travel Group, Denters Hill,
Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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