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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
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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
 
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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Penshaw Monument

There's only one thing at Penshaw (near and within the boundaries of the City of Sunderland) and that's Penshaw Monument. The monument itself was erected in 1844, designed by John and Benjamin Green...
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Tyne bridges - all

I haven't come across anywhere else with such a concentration and variety of bridges. I think there are 7 within the space of 1km. You have 2 rail bridges. You have one rail and road. You have one...
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Bessie Surtee's House

Sandhill, situated as it was, next to the riverside, would have been the hub of medieval Newcastle when Bessie Surtees’ House was built. There are several buildings of similar wooden construction...
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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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Side Gallery

NB Currently (January 2015) closed for refurbishment. I will update here when it reopens. We’ve been coming to this small photography gallery for years and nearly always find something to interest...
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Laing Art Gallery

The Laing is home to an impressive collection of art and sculpture and its exhibition programme is renowned for bringing the biggest names in historic, modern and contemporary art to the North...
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Grainger Town

One of the most distinct areas of central Newcastle is Grainger Town, a brown stone neo-Classical pocket of 19th century England. It's a fine introduction to the city and a historical treasure - half...
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