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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
 
A Roam With a Roman: 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour of Hadrian's Wall
"Discover the purpose of Hadrian's Wall learn to understand the men of Hadrian's Wall and view the beautiful landscape of Northumberland National Park on this 2-hour guided walk of Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland. The start location of the walk is Cawfields as there is a wealth of arc a Milecastle and one of the best preserved sections of the Vallum the defence ditch running parallel resting south of the wall. Cawfields also has some of the best views across the rugged moorland vistas of the Northumberland National Park.Your guide Venutius is a local Celtic Cheiftain
From GBP20.00
 
Historical Walking Tour of Newcastle
"The tour begins at Earl Grey's Monument in Newcastle city centre and proceeds down Grey street to discuss the heritage of the Grainger Town. From there you stop on  Dean Street to look at the influence of Milburn House.Your next destina down onto Dean Street and up Dog Leap Stairs you focus on the 1960's and changes in physical geography. This leads to the Castle Keep - the location that gave Newcastle its name. From the Castle the you go up St. Nicholas's Street then to the Groat and the Bigg Market - both infamous and vital to the city. From here you continue onto Newgate Street. You pass The Gate go onto Low Friars Lane and then Dispensary Lane to Blackfriars - a medieval monastery.From Blackfriars you go to the Town Walls on Stowel Street looking at various battles in Newcastle's history. Following this onto Westgate Road and along to th"""The Historical Walking tour of Newcastle takes you through Newcastle's past from its roots in the Celtic age to the modern day. The tour shows you what has made Newcastle a world changing location! From the centre of town at Earl Grey's Monument this tour takes you on a journey in Newcastle's Past where Romes Soldiers
From GBP20.00

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