Tyne & Wear; Quay, Coast & Countryside

Tyne & Wear; Quay, Coast & Countryside

Based at the WINDSOR HOTEL




5 DAYS FROM £356


The north east county of Tyne & Wear is brimming with cultural seaside cities and sandy beaches. Lying on the banks of the Tyne estuary the vibrant city of Newcastle upon Tyne offers a mix of contemporary, cultural, stylish and historic attractions from the iconic Gateshead Millennium Bridge and the chic redeveloped Quayside to the breathtaking classical architecture of the city’s historic heart, Grainger Town. With its iconic 19th century lighthouse, the seaside town of Whitley Bay has been popular with visitors for generations; take a stroll along the promenade or beach and enjoy the salty sea air.


Our base in Whitley Bay is the very comfortable WINDSOR HOTEL which enjoys an excellent location on South Parade just a five minute walk from the seafront. Features of the hotel include a restaurant and lounge/bar where there will be entertainment on two evenings during our stay. All of the well appointed en suite bedrooms have tv, hairdryer and hospitality tray. A passenger lift serves all floors.


Monday 17th June
Departing Newark early morning we travel north via the motorway system making an extended break in Knaresborough before continuing via the Angel of The North and Newcastle so to our hotel on the coast at Whitley Bay.

Tuesday 18th – Thursday 20th June
Scheduled excursions during our stay will include the following:
• Full day tour including a morning at leisure in Newcastle followed by a scenic two hour ‘Quay to Countryside’ river cruise on the historic and picturesque Tyne. Sail under eleven of the Tyne’s famous bridges, before escaping the hustle and bustle of the city upriver where seals, grey herons and many species of wading birds and ducks are regularly spotted.
• Full day tour including a visit to the picturesque market town of Hexham with its cobbled streets, individual shops and galleries and 7th century medieval Abbey.
• Full day visit to Beamish Open Air Museum which tells the story of life in North East England during the 1820s, 1900s & 1940s. Hop on a tram and make your way around the vast museum: visit the 1900s town and watch traditional sweets being made in the sweet shop, then visit the dentist (if you dare!). Try a tasty treat from the Edwardian Bakery or a pint at the Sun Inn Pub, then step even further back in time to the 1800s and take a steam train ride through the Georgian landscape on replica locomotives.

Friday 21st June
Departing Whitley Bay after breakfast we have the morning at leisure in the beautiful cathedral city of Durham before returning so home to Newark for approximately teatime.

B, D

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

PRICE £ 356 per person sharing an en suite twin/double bedded room



Double/twin for sole occupancy £48.00

Please see page 20 of our brochure for details of optional travel insurance

Pick ups over 10 miles radius of Newark

*Please see inside front cover of brochure for details of early booking discounts and pick up supplements.



Travel Wright air conditioned executive specification coach throughout including excursions as mentioned in the tour itinerary

4 nights dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the Windsor Hotel

Quay to Countryside cruise

Admission to Beamish Museum

Entertainment on two evenings



Meals or drinks with meals (other than stated above)

Admission to other attractions (where applicable)

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
APU/O Briar Road, Ollerton
Asda Asda, Newark Road, North Hykeham
Barbican Barbican Hotel, Lincoln
Bingham Market Place Bingham Market Place
Bingham Nottingham Road Bingham Bus Stop oppo White Lion, Nottingham Road
Gonerby Recruiting Sergeant, Great Gonerby
Grantham Grantham Bus Station
Holiday Feeder Averham Averham Flash Layby
Holiday Feeder Bingham Bingham Layby
Holiday Feeder Chatsworth Chatsworth House
Holiday Feeder Gonerby Gonerby Services
Holiday Feeder Long Benn Long Bennington
Holiday Feeder Ollerton Ollerton Bus Lane
Holiday Feeder Tuxford Tuxford Sun Inn
Ollerton Police Station Ollerton Police Station
TW Travel Wright Depot, Jessop Close, Newark
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