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Historic Northumberland: Bamburgh and Beamish

5 days - from only £339pp


Historic Northumberland: Bamburgh and Beamish

Described by some as ‘one of England’s best kept secrets’, the Northumbrian Coast is a treasure trove of discovery and is bursting with history. Experience life as it was in the 18th and 19th centuries at Beamish Open Air Museum, step back in time at the impressive Bamburgh Castle, and explore the historic city of Durham.


  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to the North East to the Novotel Newcastle Airport, on the outskirts of Newcastle for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Beamish, the Living Museum of the North

    Visit Beamish Open Air Museum, a fantastic living, working experience of life in days gone by.

    Stroll through the 1900s Pit Village, showing a colliery community at the time of peak coal production in the North East, with traditional shops showcasing Edwardian life.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Beamish Open Air Museum

    Beamish Open Air Museum

    Included Highlights

    • Beamish Open Air Museum
  • Day 3: Durham

    Explore historic Durham, whose dramatic skyline is dominated by the UNESCO World Heritage Site Cathedral and Castle.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Included Highlights

    • Durham
  • Day 4: Northumbrian Coast and Bamburgh Castle

    Marvel at the impressive Northumberland coastline with a visit to Seahouses before continuing on to Bamburgh Castle.

    Breathtakingly located by the golden shores for over 1,400 years, this castle has a long and varied history, from Anglo-Saxon citadel to impenetrable Norman stronghold.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Bamburgh Castle

    Bamburgh Castle

    Included Highlights

    • Northumbrian Coast and Bamburgh Castle
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £20.00 (5 days).


You will stay for four nights at the 4-star Novotel Newcastle Airport Hotel or 4-star Crowne Plaza Hotel. 

  • Novotel Newcastle Airport

    The 4-star Novotel Newcastle Airport is located just a short drive to the city centre and its many historical attractions. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and the spacious rooms feature an LCD T.V., air conditioning and a kettle. The onsite Elements Restaurant features a selection of international dishes as well as classic favourites and the bar offers a wide range of drinks - perfect for relaxing in the evening.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • WiFi Available

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.