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Based in Northern Ireland, Croga Tours offers Coach Holidays, Day Trips & Group Coach travel all over the UK & Ireland.

Tyne Adventure


Famous for its industrial heritage, brown ale and distinct Geordie accent, a trip to Newcastle is a must.

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Newcastle, located in the northeast of England, is a vibrant city renowned for its rich history, iconic architecture, and friendly locals. The city is divided by the River Tyne, with the distinctive Tyne Bridge connecting Newcastle to Gateshead. Visitors can explore historical sites such as Newcastle Castle and St. Nicholas' Cathedral, while the Quayside offers a picturesque setting for leisurely walks. For a delightful day trip from Newcastle, one can venture to Alnwick Castle, situated approximately 35 miles north. Alnwick Castle is a magnificent medieval fortress that boasts stunning gardens and opulent interiors. Familiar to film enthusiasts as a filming location for Harry Potter, the castle offers an immersive experience with its interactive exhibits and enchanting surroundings. Whether marveling at the grandeur of Newcastle or stepping into the magical realm of Alnwick Castle, a visit to this region promises a blend of history, culture and captivating landscapes.


Package Includes:

  • Luxury Coach Travel

  • Return ferry crossing

  • 3 Nights Dinner, B&B at the Holiday Inn Jesmond

  • Day to Alnwick Castle

  • Guided city tour of Newcastle & Angel of the North

  • Free time in Newcastle


*Trip subject to minimum numbers departing


Newcastle, a vibrant city in the northeast of England, is a captivating blend of history, modernity, and rich cultural heritage. Nestled along the northern bank of the River Tyne, the city is renowned for its iconic landmarks such as the Tyne Bridge and Newcastle Castle, which stand as testaments to its medieval past. The city's bustling streets are lined with a mix of historic architecture and contemporary structures, hosting a plethora of restaurants, pubs, and shops. Known for its lively nightlife and welcoming locals, Newcastle offers a warm and friendly atmosphere. Additionally, the cultural scene thrives with theaters, galleries, and music venues, making it a hub for entertainment and the arts. Whether exploring its historical sites, enjoying the riverside ambiance, or immersing oneself in its lively cultural scene, Newcastle promises a memorable and diverse experience for visitors.


Holiday Inn, Jesmond

Holiday Inn Jesmond, situated in the heart of Newcastle, offers a comfortable and convenient stay for visitors. Located in the charming suburb of Jesmond, the hotel provides easy access to the city's attractions, including Newcastle University and St. Nicholas' Cathedral. The modern and well-appointed rooms at Holiday Inn Jesmond ensure a relaxing stay, equipped with amenities for both business and leisure travelers. Guests can enjoy on-site dining options, fitness facilities, and versatile event spaces. With its strategic location, friendly service, and contemporary amenities, Holiday Inn Jesmond provides a welcoming base for exploring the vibrant city of Newcastle and its surrounding areas.

Holiday Inn, Jesmond Rd, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1PR


Alnwick Castle

Alnwick Castle, a stunning medieval fortress located in Northumberland, England, is a captivating blend of history, architecture, and enchanting landscapes. Dating back to the 11th century, the castle stands as one of the largest inhabited castles in the country. Renowned not only for its historical significance but also as a prominent filming location for various movies, including parts of the Harry Potter series, Alnwick Castle offers visitors a unique and immersive experience. The castle boasts impressive architecture, opulent State Rooms, and beautifully maintained gardens, such as the Duchess' Garden and the Poison Garden, adding a touch of magic to the visit. Interactive exhibits and educational displays provide insights into the castle's storied past. A trip to Alnwick Castle promises a journey through time, filled with tales of knights, royalty, and the allure of its cinematic charm.

Alnwick Castle, Alnwick NE66 1NQ


Angel of the North

The Angel of the North, a striking and iconic sculpture, stands majestically in Gateshead, near Newcastle in England. Designed by artist Antony Gormley, this colossal angelic figure with a wingspan of 54 meters is made of steel and weighs 200 tons. Erected in 1998, the sculpture serves as a powerful symbol of hope, embracing both the region's industrial past and its optimistic future. Positioned on a hill, the Angel of the North is visible from miles away, welcoming visitors to the North East with open arms. Its imposing presence and dynamic design have made it not only a local landmark but also an internationally recognized piece of public art, inviting contemplation and awe from all who encounter its silhouette against the northern skies.

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
Altnagelvin Hospital Altnagelvin Bus Stop
Castledawson Castledawson Park & Ride
Derry/Londonderry Sainbury's Carpark, Strand Road, Londonderry
At the shop entrance.
Drumahoe P&R Drumahoe Park & Ride
Dungiven Dungiven Castle (212 stop opposite castle)
Dunsilly Dunsilly Park and Ride
J&K Yard J&K Yard - Moneymore
Stena Belfast Stena Line Passenger Terminal Belfast
Toomebridge Park & Ride Toomebridge Park & Ride

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