Lindisfarne & a Taste of Cruising  

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Lindisfarne & a Taste of Cruising


4-days Coach Holidays
DepartingMay 2018
From£289*

* Price shown: 04 May 2018

Lindisfarne and a Taste of Cruising

Sail north along the British coast from Tilbury

Treat yourself to the pleasures of ocean cruising on a mini-cruise from Tilbury to Newcastle, then enjoy two days exploring Northumbria's beautiful coastline. Stroll the pretty streets of Durham, visit the ancient ruins at Lindisfarne and see Grace Darling's Bamburgh on this scenic cruise and coach trip.

What The Price Includes
  • Visits to Durham, Lindisfarne and Bamburgh
  • Two nights' dinner, bed and English breakfast accommodation at a three-star standard hotel in the Tyneside area
  • One night's accommodation on board Magellan, including a full breakfast, buffet lunch, five-course dinner and evening entertainment
  • The services of a friendly, professional crew and cruise staff on board the ship
  • Port charges and taxes
  • Coach travel throughout
  • The services of a Tour Manager
  • Single rooms, and single and upgrade cabins, are available for a supplement

 Mini-cruise and Northumbria Tour Itinerary

Day One : Travel to Tilbury and board Magellan

 Leaving your pick-up point very early this morning, we'll travel to London Tilbury, where Magellan is docked ready to set sail at 3:00pm. As you skirt the coast you'll have time to meet your fellow passengers, and enjoy the ship's fine facilities, first-class entertainment programme and excellent five-course dining.


Day Two :  Disembark in Newcastle and explore Durham

After breakfast on board, disembark the ship in Newcastle, meet your Tour Manager and board the coach to Durham. Spend the day exploring this beautiful city, where a Norman castle and a magnificent cathedral overlook the pretty, winding streets.

After some time to explore, we'll continue to your hotel, arriving in time for dinner.

Day Three : Visit Lindisfarne and Bamburgh

Today we head to Lindisfarne, one of the cradles of early British Christianity and only accessible, to cars and coaches, across the narrow causeway at low tide. We'll also stop in Bamburgh, where the great sandstone castle looks out towards the Farne Islands, before we return to the hotel for dinner.

Day Four : Travel home

After breakfast, re-board the coach and travel home.

Hotel information

Magellan Cruise and Tyneside Area Hotel
Magellan Cruise and Tyneside Area Hotel
Your holiday will include one night sailing from London to Newcastle on board Magellan, and two nights in a three-star hotel in the Tyneside area.

Further Information

Boarding your cruise

A valid passport is needed for this holiday, and you will need to have it with you in order to board Magellan.

Insurance

Insurance is required for "Taste of Cruising" cruises on board Magellan. Newmarket Travel Insurance will be available during the booking process, and you will be required to declare any pre-existing medical conditions at the time of booking.

Paying your balance

Final balances are due 14 weeks prior to departure.

Coach seating arrangements

Your seats on the main coach will be allocated for you in advance, taking into consideration any special requests wherever possible. Your Tour Manager or driver will advise you where to sit as you board the coach. This will be your seat for the duration of the tour. (Seats are not allocated on any connecting services to and from the main coach.)

Joining your holiday

Your final travel documents, including the exact time and place of departure, will be sent to you approximately 10 days prior to departure, providing all payments have been made. We are unable to give exact departure times before this.

Meal arrangements

Where meals are not included, your Tour Manager will ensure there are suitable stops made for you to purchase and enjoy lunch and/or dinner each day.

Dress code

The dress code for dinner on board Magellan is smart - cocktail dresses, lounge suits and eveningwear.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Disabled access

The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. Please note that wheelchairs cannot be used on board and wheelchair assistance will not be available at Tilbury or Newcastle for this break.

Triple rooms

The majority of these consist of a double bed and an extra bed that is often only suitable for children. If this is a concern, you may wish to consider booking more than one room for your group.

Departure Details

 
 Departure countyPick-up points
BedfordshireBedford, Luton, Toddington Services M1
BerkshireBracknell, Chieveley Services M4, Maidenhead, Newbury, Reading, Slough, Wokingham
BristolBristol
BuckinghamshireAmersham, High Wycombe, Milton Keynes
CambridgeshireCambridge, Ely, Huntingdon, Peterborough, St Neots, Wisbech
CornwallBodmin, Launceston, Liskeard, Penzance, Redruth, Saltash, St Austell, Truro
DerbyshireDerby, Ilkeston
DevonBarnstaple, Bideford, Dawlish, Exeter, Exeter Services M5, Exmouth, Honiton, Ivybridge, Newton Abbot, Okehampton, Paignton, Plymouth, Tavistock, Tiverton, Torquay, Totnes
DorsetBlandford Forum, Bournemouth, Bridport, Christchurch, Dorchester, Ferndown, Poole, Shaftesbury, Sherborne, Weymouth, Wimborne Minster
DyfedCarmarthen, Haverfordwest, Llanelli
East SussexBexhill On Sea, Brighton, Eastbourne, Hastings, Lewes, Newhaven
East Riding Of YorkshireBeverley, Hessle, Hull
EssexBarking, Basildon, Benfleet, Billericay, Braintree, Brentwood, Chalkwell, Chelmsford, Clacton On Sea, Colchester, Hadleigh, Harlow, Leigh On Sea, Romford, Saffron Walden, Southend On Sea, The Elms, Thorpe Bay, Thurrock Services M25, Westcliff On Sea, Witham
GloucestershireCheltenham, Cirencester, Dursley, Gloucester, Michaelwood Services M5, Stroud, Tewkesbury
GwentAbergavenny, Chepstow, Cwmbran, Magor Services M4, Newport, Pontypool
HampshireAldershot, Alton, Andover, Basingstoke, Cosham, Eastleigh, Fareham, Farnborough, Fleet Services M3, Fordingbridge, Havant, Petersfield, Portsmouth, Ringwood, Rownhams Services M27, Southampton, Totton And Eling, Waterlooville, Winchester, Winchester Services M3
HerefordshireHereford, Ross On Wye
HertfordshireBarnet, Birchanger Green Services M11, Bishops Stortford, Hemel Hempstead, Hertford, Hitchin, Letchworth, South Mimms Services A1 M, St Albans, Stevenage, Waltham Cross, Watford, Welwyn Garden City
KentAshford, Bexleyheath, Bromley, Canterbury, Chatham, Dartford, Deal, Dover, Folkestone, Gillingham, Gravesend, Herne Bay, Maidstone, Maidstone Services M20, Margate, Orpington, Ramsgate, Rochester, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Saltwood Services M20, Sevenoaks, Sittingbourne, Swanley, Tonbridge
LeicestershireCoalville, Donington Park Services M1, Hinckley, Leicester, Leicester Forest Services M1, Loughborough, Market Harborough, Melton Mowbray
LincolnshireBoston, Grantham, Grantham Services A1, Lincoln, Louth, Skegness, Sleaford, Spalding, Stamford
LondonCamberwell, Ealing, Eltham, Lewisham, Streatham, Wimbledon
Mid GlamorganAberdare, Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil, Pontypridd, Sarn Services M4, Swansea
MiddlesexEnfield, Feltham, Harrow, Hendon, Hounslow, Ruislip, Uxbridge, Wembley
NorfolkDereham, Downham Market, Fakenham, Great Yarmouth, Kings Lynn, Norwich, Thetford, Wymondham
NorthamptonshireCorby, Kettering, Northampton, Rushden, Wellingborough
NottinghamshireHucknall, Mansfield, Newark, Nottingham, Sutton In Ashfield
OxfordshireAbingdon, Banbury, Bicester, Didcot, Oxford, Oxford Services M40, Witney
South GlamorganCardiff, Cardiff West Services M4
ShropshireBridgnorth, Shrewsbury, Telford
SomersetBath, Bridgwater, Bridgwater Services M5, Clevedon, Frome, Glastonbury, Gordano Services M5, Shepton Mallet, Taunton, Weston Super Mare, Yeovil
StaffordshireBurton Upon Trent, Cannock, Hanley, Leek, Lichfield, Newcastle Under Lyme, Stafford, Stoke On Trent, Tamworth, Uttoxeter
SuffolkBury St Edmunds, Ipswich, Lowestoft, Newmarket, Stowmarket, Sudbury
SurreyCamberley, Croydon, Epsom, Guildford, Kingston Upon Thames, Leatherhead, Redhill, Reigate, Staines, Sutton, Walton On Thames, Weybridge, Woking, Worcester Park
West MidlandsBirmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Halesowen, Solihull, Stourbridge, Sutton Coldfield, Walsall, West Bromwich, Wolverhampton
West SussexBognor Regis, Burgess Hill, Chichester, Crawley, East Grinstead, Haywards Heath, Horsham, Midhurst, Pease Pottage Services A23 M23, Worthing
WarwickshireLeamington Spa, Nuneaton, Rugby, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwick, Warwick Services M40
West GlamorganNeath, Port Talbot
WiltshireAmesbury, Chippenham, Leigh Delamere Services M4, Salisbury, Swindon, Trowbridge
WorcestershireBromsgrove, Droitwich Spa, Evesham, Hopwood Services M42, Kidderminster, Malvern Link, Redditch, Worcester

 

04 May 2018                                                         £ 289

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