Kingdom Of Northumbria 2023
5 Days | Half Board | by Coach
Highlights:Holy Island (Lindisfarne), Durham, Hexham, Alnwick, Kielder Forest, Bamburgh
Stretching from the unspoilt wilds of the Northumberland National Park to the outstanding beauty of the Heritage Coast, the Kingdom of Northumbria has everything for a perfect holiday. Lush rolling countryside, spectacular forests, glorious sandy beaches, quaint villages and historic market towns mingle with mighty castles and ancient monuments.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
FULL DAY: We make our way to Holy Island (subject to tidal conditions), known locally as Lindisfarne, famed for being the birthplace of English Christianity. We return via the stunning Northumbria coastal route stopping in Bamburgh with its iconic castle and fascinating Grace Darling Museum.
FULL DAY: This morning we head for Durham with its magnificent Norman cathedral which towers above a loop in the River Wear and delightful cobbled, medieval streets. This afternoon we make our way to Hexham with its stately Abbey and Roman influences.
FULL DAY: To Alnwick, where its fairytale castle, often referred to as ‘the Windsor of the North’, dominates the town. Afterwards we cross the Cheviot Hills to reach Kielder Forest, Europe’s largest working forest and man-made reservoir.
- Free local joining points
- Collect Coach Miles™
- All coach travel
- Reserved seats on tour coaches
- Tour Manager escorted
- Hotel accommodation and board as stated
- No single room supplement
- Excursions / itinerary as stated
- Admission fees and entertainment if stated
- Complete luggage handling
- Price-Back Insurance Offer
Every one of our coach holidays includes the services of a coach driver and is always fully escorted by a knowledgeable Tour Manager, they are on hand every day and night and stay in the same hotel to ensure your holiday is stress-free.Back to top
Mercure George Washington Hotel
This Grand UK favourite for many years is located five miles outside of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
★★★★ (AA) > Two bars, restaurant > En-suite bedrooms > Free Wi-Fi > Indoor swimming pool, gym, beauty salon, 18 hole golf course > Lift to most rooms