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Northumbria, The Farne Islands & The Holy Island

Northumbria, The Farne Islands & The Holy Island

Skim over the sands and causeway to Holy Island and prepare to enter another world.

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Cruise around the rocky Farne Islands; a habitat for seals and many species of seabird – possibly one of the most exciting seabird colonies in England! Did you know that Northumberland has more castles than any other county in England? Many of these castles, including Alnwick, stand guard along our dramatic coast.


G&K Shared Tour

We have been working behind the scenes with Galloway to be able to offer you an even wider range of UK and Continental Holidays, this enables us to offer you more choice and some exciting NEW destinations. As these Holidays will be offered by both companies, we encourage you to book early to avoid disappointment.

Day 1

Travel to our hotel making suitable comfort stops along the way.


Day 2

Today we visit Alnwick Castle & Gardens, one of Britain's most iconic castles, which featured as 'Hogwarts' in the Harry Potter movies. Be spellbound by The Alnwick Garden landscaped hedges and flower beds around the water cascade. We must visit the Poison Garden, home to a gruesome collection of lethal plants.

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Day 3

Visit Seahouses, 'The Gateway to the Farne Islands', which is a large village on the North Northumberland coast. Here we join a boat tour around the Farne Islands, one of Britain's most spectacular wildlife habitats. Afterwards, visit the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, lying just a few miles off the coast the Holy Island is cut off twice-daily from the rest of the world by fast moving tides.

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Day 4

Travel to Cragside House & Gardens, an extraordinary Victorian house with gardens and woodland, for time at leisure. Lunch can be purchased in the tea rooms which overlook Tumbleton Lake.

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Day 5

Return to home area with time at Boundary Mills, Grantham, for lunch to be purchased.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included


Uniquely situated at the gateway of the River Tyne, Little Haven Hotel boasts extensive views. Enjoy a varied wining and dining experience in the beautiful conservatory style restaurant.

Please Note: This hotel does not have rooms with walk in showers.

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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
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Beacon Hill Services Beacon Hill Services Lorry Park
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (North) Capel St Mary White Horse Public House
Setdown Point:Capel St Mary National Exp StopSouth
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Newmarket Bus Station Newmarket Bus Station
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn Stowmarket Railway Station
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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Galloway Travel Group, Denters Hill,
Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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