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The York Pass
"Choose from a 1- 2- or 3-day sightseeing pass to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the York attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Passes are valid for your choice of consecutive calendar days from the time of first use. After redeeming your voucher for your York Pass you’ll also receive a color guidebook with detailed information about the historical city and its famous attractions. Use the guidebook to plan your independent sightseeing with ease.The York pass includes entry to 30 top attractions around the c and discover Gothic architecture at its finest on a visit to York Minster — one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Entrance to family-friendly attractions such as York Dungeon and York’s CHOCOLATE Story are included in the pass alongside lesser-known treasures like Clifford’s Tower.Free Entry to Select York Attractions:Barley Hall Beningbrough Hall Byland Abbey Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby Castle Howard
From GBP38.00
 
Hexham Abbey Guided Tour Including Lunch or Afternoon Tea at the Refectory
"Catch a bus or train from Newcastle Central Station (trains leave 22 and 54 minutes past the hour between Monday and Friday) or take the bus 685 from Eldon Square Bus Station (a quarter to the hour Monday-Friday). It is a brief walk from the stat one of the finest monastic survivals in an English church; the Frith Stool a Saxon Bishop's throne which must date from Wilfrid's Church and the beautiful panel paintings including The Dance of Death.Following the absorbing tour of the Abbey you are taken into the recent refurbished visitor centre based in monastic buildings lost to the Abbey during the Reformation but brought back into its ownership in 2012. The Big Story exhibition gives a fascinating overview of the Abbey's history telling the story not only of the buildings but also of the many people who lived worked and praised God here over the centuries. An Anglo Saxon chalice found in a coffin in the 1860s holds pride of place in the main exhibition gallery. Try your hand at calligraphy and delight in the state-of-the-art display screens that piece the Abbey together through its history.Lunch will be served in one of
From GBP14.00
 
Private Guided Snowdonia and Conwy Day Trip from Conwy Valley
"On this day tour you will be chauffeured through some of the best sites and sceneries of North Wales with a private local driver guide. Travel through Snowdonia National Park which holds the highest mountain in England and Wales and enjoy Conwy one of Europe’s finest surviving medieval towns. Conwy Castle dominates the town and was Edward I’s most striking and powerful castles.Enjoy free time to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Castle as well as Plas Mawr one of the finest surviving town houses of the Elizabethan era. The town also features Britain’s smallest house which is well worth a visit!Enjoy the stunning scenery that Snowdonia has to offer during your tour and have the option of walking to or enjoy the views in a more relaxed way by taking the Snowdon Mountain Railway up! There is also the Llanberis Lake Railway which takes you along the shore of Lake Padarn.The National Slate Museum is definitely worth visit in this area also as it allows you learn more about the industry and a way of life that has become a great part of the Welsh identity. Your local driver guide will be happy to tailor the trip to your interests and requirements."""
From GBP500.00

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Geordie. AA. Pronoun of the first person. Aa divvint knaa. I do not know. AAFUL. Awful. AAKWAAD. Awkward. AALL. All. AALWIS. Always. AAN. And. ABOOT. About. AMOONT. Amount. AANLY. Only. ANYHOO....
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Cheapest form of transport is Metro underground train. Althougfh once in city centre all bars clubs and shops are tightly linked together and well within walking distance. Big Issue sellers aren`t...
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Outside Newcastle

This is Craster. A lovely fishing village that I love to walk to from Alnwick which is about a seven mile walk. But of course you have to walk back. It is very much worth the walk since it is so...
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Sunderland

Please beware when using Metroline! From some unaccountable reason NEWCASTLE METRO operates to sunderland (!?) which is the place you really don't want to experience. It is the gloomy, sad settlement...
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Bus companies

There are several bus companies operating in Newcastle such as Arriva, Go-north East, Stagecoach. However be careful when buying an all-day-ticket, because it usually means it is only valid the bus...
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Top Hotels in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Jesmond Dene Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE2 2EY, United Kingdom
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15-25 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1EW
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97-103 Osborne Road, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE2 2TJ, United Kingdom
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Newcastle Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 3DX, United Kingdom
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St James Gate, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7JH, United Kingdom
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Clasper Way, Swalwell, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE16 3BE, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Newcastle Castle

If you’re anything like me, one of the first things you’ll want to see in Newcastle is the building that gives the city its name - so what can you expect? Well firstly, don’t expect a Bamburgh or...
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Chinatown and Stowell Street

UPDATE May 2016: extra photo added Newcastle’s small Chinatown is centred on Stowell Street, home to many Chinese restaurants and a few supermarkets. While small compared to those in other cities it...
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Angel of the North, Gateshead

In my opinion, this was created by a very keen but mediocre amateur who was fortunate in having an extremely gifted professional agent working for him. The side view works but any other view reveals...
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Tyne Bridge

The Tyne Bridge is the iconic symbol of Newcastle even though it now has some competition from the Millennium Bridge. People often comment on the similarities between the Tyne Bridge and Sydney...
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BALTIC, Gateshead

Based in the iconic Baltic Flour Mill, a building which must be Newcastle's answer to London's Battersea Power Station, the city has itself a respectable arts centre. Apart from the exhibits, and the...
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Quayside

The River Tyne has always been at the heart of Newcastle’s prosperity and a walk along The Quayside is a must for any visitor to the city. The Romans built the first bridge of any consequence across...
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Top 5 Newcastle upon Tyne Writers

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"A city and its river"
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stevezero

"Many Bridges To Cross"
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sourbugger

"It's a different land"
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sandysmith

"Newcastle"
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"The Toon"
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