The Way We Were
5 Days | Half Board | by Coach
Beamish Open Air Museum, Cragside House, Woodhorn Colliery, River Tyne cruise, Alnwick
Join us as we turn the clocks back a hundred or more years and remember how things used to be. At the award-winning Beamish Open Air Museum, streets, shops and homes recreate life at the turn of the century. We also experience how it used to be during the North East’s mining heyday and how the ‘other half’ lived at Cragside House.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
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.
- 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
FULL DAY: Today we head for the picturesque fortress town of Alnwick with a magnificent castle dominating the skyline. Then on to Cragside House, an impressive Victorian mansion built for the first Lord Armstrong and the first house in the world to have electricity.
FULL DAY: Today’s full day visit to Beamish Open Air Museum is a truly unforgettable experience. Ride on the trams, visit the shops, and walk into houses - all faithfully re-creating life at the turn of the century.
FULL DAY: Today we make our way to the fascinating Woodhorn Museum, a former working colliery that today highlights the famous mining history of the North East. Afterwards we head to the River Tyne where we take a cruise from city to sea, where the riverbanks once flourished with shipbuilding and fishing boats.
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