Holy Island and Northumbrian Coast

Uncover the rugged beauty of the Northumbrian Coast, famed for its golden sands, history and mystery. Venture out to the remote island of Lindisfarne, also known as Holy Island due to its ancient religious heritage.

5 days from £419pp

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Your Tour Includes

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

Itinerary

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to Newcastle for a four-night stay.

Included Meals

  • Dinner

This tiny, 2-sq mile island packs a lot in with religious significance dating back 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 635 AD.

We then return via Seahouses, a delightful Northumberland Coast village.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Holy Island

Explore Durham, in the ‘Land of the Prince Bishops’, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The grand Norman-era Cathedral dominates the landscape and there is a plethora of delightful shops and cafés to enjoy in the cobbled streets.

We then return to Newcastle for an afternoon at leisure.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Durham

Today we visit Alnwick, home to an impressive castle and gardens and is bursting with pretty streets and interesting shops, such as Barter Books, one of the largest second-hand bookshops in Europe.

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

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Northumbrian Coast

Return home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Itinerary order may vary by departure date due to tidal times and access to Holy Island. Details will be confirmed on your travel itinerary.

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 4-star Leonardo Hotel Newcastle (formerly Jurys Inn) in Newcastle.

Leonardo Newcastle

Leonardo Newcastle

Occupying a sought-after location right in the very heart of vibrant Newcastle, the Leonardo 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!

Location: Scotswood Road, Newcastle, NE1 4AD

Hotel Facilities

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General
  • 4 Star
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower or Bath
  • Free Wifi
Accessibility
  • Disabled Rooms Available
Service
  • Room Service Available
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Laundry Service
Transport
  • Train / Tram Nearby
Hotel
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • WiFi Available
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