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Tall Ships In Hartlepool

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TCRO8965

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

4 days

Tall Ships in Hartlepool

Hartlepool has the huge honour of hosting the world-famous Tall Ships’ Raice again in the summer of 2023. It comes after visitors from far and wide flocked to the Borough when the vessels last visited in 2010. Hartlepool Waterfront and its associated facilities are second to none and proved during 2010 that they were capable of hosting this enormously popular event.

INCLUSIONS

  • 3 nights’ dinner, bed & breakfast
  • Excursion to The Tall Ships Hartlepool
  • Excursion to the City of Durham
PRICE FROM ? £290 per person
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Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1: Today we travel northwards to our hotel in Newcastle arriving in time for dinner.

Day 2: This morning we travel to Hartlepool for the highlight of our tour, The Tall Ships Hartlepool 2023. This maritime celebration will take place at Hartlepool Marina encouraging residents and tourists alike to indulge in the North East’s rich seafaring history. The platoon of old-style boats will gather at Jackson’s Dock and members of the public will be invited to enjoy mock gun battles, trips out to sea and tours around the ships. Other fun activities like street theatre, live music, outdoor markets, as well as a whole host of education opportunities, will also form part of the festival.

Day 3: Our excursion today takes us to the fascinating City of Durham. Bill Bryson called it ‘a perfect little city’, The Independent named it as one of the best cities in the world to visit in 2020, and Condé Nast’s Traveller magazine readers voted it the ‘Best city in the UK’. A captivating city with winding cobbled streets and a prominent peninsula crowned with the dramatic Durham Cathedral and Castle World Heritage Site.  Explore the timeless quality of this quintessential old English University City, take some time out with a relaxing riverside walk or river cruise, or soak up the atmosphere with superb cafés, artisan workshops, boutiques, galleries and museums. 

Day 4: After breakfast this morning, we must begin our journey home.

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Accommodation

Copthorne Hotel, Newcastle Newcastle upon Tyne

Located next to the River Tyne in the riverside area of Newcastle, the Copthorne Newcastle is contemporary style hotel not far from the city centre. All 156 en suite bedrooms boast wonderful river views from the large bay windows and are comfortable and well decorated; all rooms feature flat screen TV, ironing facilities, hairdryer, telephone & tea/coffee facilities.

The large modern restaurant overlooks the river and is contemporary in style, whilst the bar has a sports-bar feel with comfortable seating. There is also an outside terrace that makes the most of the riverside location. There is a lift at the hotel.

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