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Holy Island and Northumbrian Coast for Solo Travellers

5 days - from only £569pp


Holy Island and Northumbrian Coast for Solo Travellers

Head to the spectacular North East and share memorable moments with like-minded people on this fantastic solo traveller break. Take in the outstanding natural beauty of the Northumbrian Coast, famed for its golden sands, rich history and mystery, before taking in the cultural charms of Durham. The highlight of our trip is a visit to the remote island of Lindisfarne, also known as Holy Island due to its ancient religious heritage.


  • 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 and the Caledonian Hotel in Newcastle-upon-Tyne for a four-night stay.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Alnwick and Northumberland Coast

    Today we visit Alnwick, home to the impressive Alnwick Castle – dubbed the ‘Windsor of the North’ – and pretty streets lined with unique shops such as Barter Books, one of the largest second-hand bookshops in Europe.

    We then take a scenic drive along the breathtaking Northumbrian Coast. With wide, sandy beaches, quaint villages and ancient castles, this stretch of coastline is some of the most beautiful in the country.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Northumberland Coast

    Bamburgh Castle
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    Included Highlights

    • Alnwick
    • Northumberland Coast
  • Day 3: Durham

    Explore Durham, a city found in the ‘Land of the Prince Bishops’ and designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    The grand Norman-era Durham Cathedral forms part of the World Heritage Site and towers over the river that runs through the city. Uncover the fascinating history of the city, browse the fantastic shops or relax in one of the quaint cafés.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Included Highlights

    • Durham
  • Day 3: Holy Island* and Seahouses

    The tiny, 2-sq mile Holy Island is home to some of the countries most fascinating historic tales and holds a religious significance that dates centuries. Connected to the mainland by a causeway that is only accessible at low tide, Lindisfarne is much the same as when St. Aidan founded a monastery here in 635AD.

    We return to Newcastle along the coast, calling at pretty Seahouses along the way.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Holy Island

    Holy Island
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    Included Highlights

    • Holy Island
    • Seahouses
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast


You will stay for four nights at the Caledonian Hotel in the Jesmond area of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

  • The Caledonian Hotel

    The Caledonian hotel Newcastle, is located in the heart of Jesmond, a chic and leafy area, only one mile from Newcastle city centre with a vibrant cafe and bar culture. Positioned just over a mile from the city centre, this Georgian hotel has, in recent years, undergone extensive refurbishment and combines many of its original features with a contemporary twist.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

Joining points

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

See our full list of our joining points.