Coach holidays with Alfa Travel

Holy Island Beamish

Resort - Newcastle


Our tour is based in the Newcastle-Gateshead City Region, a fascinating metropolis spectacularly situated on the Tyne. Six bridges span the Tyne as it flows through the city - for centuries a coal port and shipbuilding centre. The elegant 19th century town centre of Newcastle is in classical style. Alleys slope down from the 12th century castle keep and its back gate to the Quayside, where there are timber-framed houses of 16th and 17th century merchants. Landmarks include the cathedral's 15th century 'crown' spire, on top of flying buttresses, and the 133ft monument to Earl Grey who was prime minister in 1830-4.

Prices from

£279 per person

Supplements may apply

Tour code: D5291A

Tour: Holy Island Beamish

Resort: Newcastle

Days: 5

Date Travelling: 19 June 2023

Travelling by: Coach

Hotel: Ramada Hotel

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Newcastle at night
Gateshead - view of the Tyne
Angel of the North
Angle of the North
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Day 1 - Outward Travel

Day 2 - Full day to Holy Island and the Northumbria Coast

  • Lindisfarne is commonly known as Holy Island due to its religious history dating back to 635AD. Holy Island is cut off twice daily from the rest of the world by fast moving tides. Rising from the sheer rock face at the tip of the island is Lindisfarne Castle (entry fees may apply).

Day 3 - Day at Leisure

Day 4 - Full day to Beamish Open Air Museum

  • Step back in time with a visit to Beamish Open Air Museum which vividly recreates life in the North East at the start of the Industrial Revolution. You can soak up the atmosphere as you visit the towns, farms, colliery, and railway station. Ride on the tramway which links the towns and villages and explore the many traditional shops from showing life through the 1900’s. It’s a great day out for all.

Day 5 - Return Travel

Ramada Hotel

Located on the Newcastle-Gateshead Quayside on the banks of the Tyne, our hotel is a short walk to popular theatres, art galleries and attractions, including the BALTIC Centre of Contemporary Art, The Sage Gateshead, Gateshead Millennium Bridge and the Metro Radio Arena which are all located less than 2 miles from the Hotel.

Contact Details

Tel No: 01914813600

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We operate from 5 departure regions across Scotland:

West Central Scotland - from Paisley, Glasgow, East Kilbride or Hamilton

East Central Scotland - from Edinburgh, Livingston, Bathgate or Falkirk

Aberdeen and Tayside - from Aberdeen, Stonehaven, Montrose, Abroath, Forfar, Dundee or Perth

Fife - from St Andrews, Leven, Glenrothes, Kirkcaldy, Cowdenbeath or Dunfermline

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Our holidays are operated by our preferred partner local coach operators, all of which have an on board washroom and are air conditioned.