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Historic Northumberland: Bamburgh and Beamish

5 days - from only £359pp


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 £29.00 (5 days).


You will stay for four nights at the Novotel Newcastle Airport Hotel, Crowne Plaza Hotel or Jurys Inn Newcastle-Gateshead. 

  • Jurys Inn Newcastle

    Occupying a sought-after location right in the very heart of vibrant Newcastle, the Jurys Inn Newcastle is a wonderful base for a short break. The hotel is just a short walk from a plethora of shops, bars and restaurants and just a 10-minute walk from Eldon Square and The Gate shopping centres. The contemporary and chic restaurant provides a relaxed and informal atmosphere, offering delectable dishes with a menu to please everyone. The boutique bar offers a range of unique drinks including, of course, the local Newcastle Brown Ale. Enjoy a genuine Geordie welcome at this fantastic hotel!

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower

Joining points

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

See our full list of our joining points.