Stay in the centre of Newcastle in a 4 star hotel whilst enjoying this fascinating weekend packed with bucket list attractions! Cruise historic Durham, visit Lumley Castle for a sumptuous Cream Tea and step back 2000 years along Hadrians Wall this Easter.
Departure points to suit you...
Crusader Holidays uses an interchange system, taking place at either Beaconsfield Services (M40), South Mimms Services (M25/A1M) or Thurrock Services (M25).
Here you may have to change to your holiday coach and we are renowned for ensuring that this is smooth and efficient.
The holiday coaches typically depart from Beaconsfield Services at 11.15, Thurrock Services at around 09.30 and South Mimms Services at 10.30. Some customers find it more convenient to join direct at the interchange, please let is know when booking if this is the case.
*Due to increased operational costs, from Monday 16th October 2023 Dover, Folkestone, Canterbury & Ashford joining points will be subject to a £25.00 per person supplement on all 2024 UK Tours.
NOTE: Pick up points are a guide so please refer to your holiday confirmation for specific locations as details are subject to change.
Fantastic Excursions Included
- 3 nights in central Newcastle with breakfast- First & last nights dinner included- Welcome tea/coffee on arrival- Visit to Hadrians Wall- Visit & Entry to Chesters Roman Fort- Visit to Lumley Castle with included Cream Tea- Prince Bishop River Cruise- Porterage
Day 1 - After joining your holiday coach heading northwards, with a comfort stop en route, before arriving at your hotel for the next 3 nights. Arrival night and last night include breakfast & dinner. Second night is on breakfast basis only to give you the opportunity to sample the local cuisine from this central hotel. At leisure with 2 Included ExcursionsDay 2 - Prince Bishop River Cruise & Cream Tea at Lumley CastleAll aboard and head to Durham to join the one hour cruise on The Prince Bishop River Cruiser, with spectacular views of historic Durham City, Cathedral, Castle and Bridges. The Prince Bishop river cruiser is fully heated with a 150 passenger capacity, twin decks, open viewing deck, bar & toilets.In the afternoon a short drive to the magnificent spectacle of Lumley Castle dominating the County Durham landscape. Surrounded by beautiful parklands overlooking the River Wear Lumley Castle is a magnificent monument to a bygone age of chivalry and honour. Your cream tea here will be a unique and memorable experience. (Included)Day 3 - Hadrians Wall & Chesters Roman FortWalk along the most famous wall in Britain! Named in honour of the emperor who built it, Hadrian's Wall is a 73-mile long wall built between 122 - 128 AD and the fact that much of it still stands today is a testament to Roman engineering. See what life was like at one the Roman Empire's most northern outposts. Chesters Roman Fort (entry included) is the most complete Roman cavalry fort in Britain - wander around the unusually well-preserved baths and steam room, and the officers' quarters.Day 4 - Check out after a full English breakfast head back to the local area with an interesting stop en route.
4 Star Hotel .
Maldron Hotel, Central Newcastle
Situated in Newcastle City Centre, Maldron Hotel features free WiFi and a private court yard.
Located in a prime central location with all of the beautiful city's attractions right on the doorstep, 4 star Maldron Hotel has a restaurant and a bar.
Bedrooms come with a desk, flat-screen TV, tea/coffee making facilities, an en suite bathroom with complimentary toiletries and some rooms feature city views.