Romantic Journeys of Northumbria 2019

Romantic Journeys of Northumbria 2019

Interesting visits in the North East

5 day Holiday


Thursday 11 July     £429

Single supplement NIL




INCLUDES: 4 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast

               Tea/coffee and biscuits on arrival

               River Tyne cruise, Beamish, South Tynedale Railway, Tanfield Railway,

               Locomotion at Shildon.


Day 1, Thursday

Arrive late afternoon at our hotel. Tea/coffee & biscuits served on arrival. 4 nights stay - dinner, bed and breakfast.


Day 2, Friday

We visit the famous Beamish North of England Open Air Museum, capturing life in the North East in the 1800s and 1900s. Attractions include restored tram and replica bus rides, authentic town street, colliery village, old fashioned sweet shop, working farm, steam locomotives and much more.

B, D

Day 3, Saturday

First to Locomotion at Shildon, an outpost of the National Railway Museum in York containing locomotives, artefacts and memorabilia dating back to the birth of the railways. Next to Weardale. At Stanhope we take a break before we continue across the moors to Alston for England’s highest narrow-gauge railway, the South Tynedale, for a trip. We return along the Tyne Valley.

B, D

Day 4, Sunday

Travel to Gateshead and walk across the new Millenium bridge into Newcastle’s Quayside Market. In the afternoon we join the boat at the quayside for a cruise on the Tyne. To round off the day we take a ride on the world’s oldest existing railway "The Tanfield Railway" part of which was built over 300 years ago.

B, D

Day 5, Monday

We leave for home.


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

The greatly transformed and restored north-east offers many interesting visits and rides. Cruise on the Tyne, step back in time at Beamish, see England’s highest narrow gauge railway amidst impressive dale and moorland scenery, then ride on the world’s oldest, the Tanfield.


BLACKWELL GRANGE HOTEL . A 17th century mansion situated in nine acres of its own grounds. Facilities include leisure club with heated indoor swimming pool, spa and saunas. Bedrooms are en suite and have television, radio, telephone, hairdryer and tea & coffee making facilities.

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
Ashingdon Golden Cross Golden Cross, By Fox (Welcome Homes)
Barking, North St North Street, Barking,outside St Margaret's Church
Barkingside Barkingside, Fulwell Cross, by Swimming Baths
Basildon Trafford House Trafford House (Adjacent to Basildon Rail Station)
Billericay Sun Corner Sun Corner, Laindon Road, Billericay
Brentwood Brentwood High St, by Argos
Canvey Island - Canute King Canute PH, Canvey Island
Canvey Island - Haystack Long Road, Canvey Island, Haystack
Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop
Chandos Garage Hockley Chandos Garage Hockley
Cricketers Westcliff Cricketers Bus Stop, Southend on Sea
Dagenham Wood Lane Wood Lane, Dagenham, Opp Morrisons
Eastwood - Kent Elms Kent Elms Corner, Eastwood, Rayleigh Road
Eastwood - Rochford Cnr Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, Rochford Corner
Eastwood Jones Corner Eastwood, Rayleigh Road, Jones Corner
Bus Stop by Brookside Tavern
Folkestone services XX Eurotunnel- Stop 24 Junction 11 on M20
Grays Oak PH Oak PH, Socketts Heath, Grays
Hadleigh - Vic House Cnr Vic House Corner, Kiln Road, Hadleigh
Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
Harold Wood Harold Wood, Bus Stops, Harold Wood Station
Hockley Spa Spa Road Bus Stop, Hockley
Hopes Green, S Benfleet High Road, S Benfleet, by Benfleet Tvl opp Shell G
Hornchurch North Street, Hornchurch, Fire Station
Ilford Clements Road, Ilford, by East London Travelshop
Kents Hill Lights Kents Hill Lights Bus Stop, London Road, Benfleet
Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) - Thundersley
Leigh on Sea - Elms Elms PH, London Road, Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea - Thames Dr Thames Drive, Leigh on Sea
M25 Thurrock Services M25 Thurrock Services Coach Park
North Shoebury Road Bus Stop , outside Asda (St Marys)
North Shoebury Road, Shoeburyness
Pitsea Old Granada Bingo, Pitsea SS13 3AH
Rayleigh Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh, opp Rayleigh Lanes
Rochford Station Bus Stop Rochford Station Bus Stop, Bradley Way
Romford St Edwards Way, Romford, Bus Stop 'H'
Shenfield Shenfield Station
South Benfleet Clare Rd Tarpots Coach Stop (opp Clare Road), Sth Benfleet
South Benfleet St Marys St Mary's Church, Layby, South Benfleet
Southchurch Tyrrel Drive Southchurch Road - Tyrrel Drive (Swintons)
Southchurch White Horse White Horse Bus Stop, Southchurch
Southend Airport Bus Stop, Southend Airport, Eastwoodbury Crescent
Southend Queensway Bus Layby, Rear of Sainsburys, Southend
Stanford le Hope Rookery Rookery Corner, Stanford le Hope (St Cleres Hall G
Thorpe Bay Station Station, Acacia Drive, Thorpe Bay
Upminster St Mary's Lane/Bell Corner, Upminster
Vange Barge Vange Barge Bus Stop, High Road, Pitsea
Wakering Crouchmans Wakering High St/ Crouchmans Avenue
West Leigh Schools West Leigh Schools, London Rd, Leigh on Sea
Westcliff on Sea Bell PH Bell PH, Rochford Road Bus Stop
Westcliff on Sea Palace Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea
Wickford Halls Corner Halls Corner, opp Police Station, Wickford
x Benfleet Hopes see hope xxxxxHopes Green, High Road,xxxxxxxsee new p/up
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