This tour takes you to:
• Lake Windermere
• Kirkstone Inn
• Kirkstone Pass
• Brothers Water
• Lake Cruise on Ullswater.
• Castlerigg stone circle
• Lakeside at Keswick
• Surprise View
• Ashness Bridge
• Honister Mine
• Honister Pass
• Crummock Water
• Moss Force waterfall
• Dunmail Raise
• Rydal Water
Immerse yourself in Newcastle’s rich past and handsome architecture on a walking tour around its historical highlights. As you stroll, learn about the city’s Roman, Norman, and mercantile history. Admire Grey’s Monument, Grey Street, the Castle Keep, the Tyne River, and hear about the Victorian entrepreneurs who made Newcastle an Industrial Revolution powerhouse, and discover churches, hidden stairways, and a medieval monastery.
Discover Bamburgh Castle's architecture, artifacts, and public areas with this entrance ticket to one of the largest inhabited castles in the country. Explore the 'King of Castles', perched on a rocky plateau above the Northumbrian coastline on nine acres (3.6 hectares) of land considered a Coastal Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Immerse yourself in the castle's atmosphere and learn about the two millennia of history through live events with re-enactors, living history, traditional crafts and outdoor theater.
Get the ideal insider’s introduction to history-packed Newcastle on this half-day walking tour of the bustling northeastern city. Learn about the city’s early history and enjoy guided interior visits of both Newcastle Castle and the cathedral church of St. Nicholas. Upgrade to a private tour to include door-to-door pickup from your hotel.
The tour offers more sights than some other tours of the beautiful city of Newcastle. On it you will hear about the history of the city from the Iron Age to present day, and also about some of the city's more interesting characters.
The tour is less than 4km, does include some steps, and some uneven pavement.
Please come prepared according to the weather forecast for that day.
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Exploring Northumberland’s Hadrian’s Wall without a guide risks you missing out on the UNESCO-listed site’s hidden details and role in the region’s history. Delve deeper into the wall’s purpose and past, and view the surrounding Northumberland National Park on this guided walk, all with a historically costumed guide who’ll share facts, secrets, and stories that many visitors never get to hear.
Dare to discover the dark secrets of Newcastle on this spine-chilling walking tour. Hear tales of Newcastle’s ghosts, criminals, and gangsters as you walk along Dean Street, Quayside, and High Bridge Street, and see sights like Earl Grey's Monument, Castle Keep, and Bigg Market.
Visit World Heritage–listed Hadrian’s Wall during a 3-hour walking tour of Arbeia and Segedunum (aka Wallsend), two of the Roman forts at the east end of the wall. Both settlements are excellent reconstructions, and with a guide on hand you’ll gain specialized insight. This tour is ideal for history buffs who want to learn more about the frontier of the Roman Empire, all within close proximity to urban Newcastle.
Walk along the iconic central section of Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site.
2000 years ago this was a frontier, a place where two cultures collided. Your guide can happily weave a narrative from both the Roman perspective and the native perspective, providing both viewpoints.
In addition to seeing Hadrian’s Wall, on this guided tour you will see a Milecastle, and one of the best sections of the Vallum defence ditch. Cawfields also boasts some of the best views across the rugged moorland vistas of the Northumberland National Park.
Experience full day access to any paintball centre across the UK. Included in your full day pass is entrance from 9am until approximately 4pm
Throughout your day out you'll experience 14 unique objectives in game zones such as Enemy at the Gates, Zombies' Crypt, Gold Rush and many more. Tanks, sniper towers, haunted graveyards and enemy bases – all venues offer amazing a variety of game zones for players to explore. You'll be provided with full protective equipment including: combat suit, padded body armour, full-head goggles, battle pack, rental of semi-automatic paintball gun. Full training and supervision is provided by dedicated staff. Free tea and coffee available throughout the day.
If you’re a lover of fine wine and cheese, pleasure your palate during a cheese-and-wine tour of Newcastle upon Tyne. A perfect introduction for first-time visitors, this tour combines local delicacies with stops at a food market and Newcastle Castle, in order to provide the inside scoop on local culture and history.
Take a walking tour of Newcastle, and scratch beneath the surface of the northern city to discover its history. With a guide, you'll go right into the historical heart of Newcastle to learn how the original settlement developed into the city it is today. Check out St. Nicholas Cathedral, the Black Gate, and the Bigg Market, which was one of the city's thriving medieval markets. Several start times are available when you book.
Once the Roman Empire’s northernmost frontier, Hadrian’s Wall comprises stretches of walls, forts, and barracks. Tap deeper into its history than if alone on this full-day walking tour. Explore parts of the wall, and the remains of the Housesteads fort and Vindolanda supply station, as a guide explains the lives of the soldiers once based here. The tour includes lunch, with the option of transfers from Newcastle for added convenience.
Discover one of the largest and grandest castles in Britain—and guarantee your admission—when you book advance tickets to Alnwick Castle in Northumberland. Constructed beginning in the 12th century, the castle has been used as a filming location for the Harry Potter movies, Downton Abbey, and more. During your visit, explore the elegant State Rooms, participate in crafts and medieval games in the Artisan’s Courtyard, try out archery lessons, and even take inspiration from the Boy Who Lived and join the castle’s wizards in a broomstick training class.
Better understand the history and culture of Newcastle on this walking tour along the river that has long been an intractable feature of the city. As you walk along the River Tyne, your guide recounts tales of the people associated with the locations along the way and answers any questions you may have. This is a great introduction to the city and how it has changed over the years.
Instead of randomly choosing restaurants and foods while in Newcastle, ensure you hit its best culinary offerings—and landmark sights—during this private tour. With a guide for navigation and personalized attention; visit some of the top food haunts to taste their wares and meet the people behind them. Dive into Grainger Market, visit independent eateries along the Quayside, and enjoy tastings—and the city views—at the Baltic Centre.
The Arty Footsteps Experience is a unique opportunity to walk, explore and draw in the Breamish Valley in Northumberland National Park. The idea behind the Experience, is to encourage the traveller to slow down and take some time to stand and stare at the landscape around them. By slowing down, you can use that time to observe in a way that an artist observes and the creativity naturally follows on. To help you draw, we provide the artist's materials you will need. To nourish you, we bring you a picnic, made up from local Northumberland produce. To nourish your soul, we share the beautiful Breamish Valley with you as we walk beside its river and explore the valley through which it flows. Jane, our artist and Patrick our guide will be with you for the whole Experience. Ingram Village Hall is our indoor base for the day if it is needed, a safe haven on a rainy day. Otherwise, the great outdoors will be our home, as you our guest walk, explore and draw on our Arty Footsteps Experience.
Discover the world of Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope on a 4-hour tour around Northumberland. Listen to live commentary on board the coach as you visit shooting locations from the iconic television series including Gateshead, North Shields, and Whitley Bay. Enjoy time to explore Newcastle Castle, where you get free admission. The tour is a great opportunity to combine your love of history and your favorite TV inspector.
South Shields and Jarrow contain fantastic history from before the Romans and, today, are vibrant towns in the North East of England. On this tour, you’ll hear the story of the Roman Fort of Arbeia and the Anglo-Saxon story of the North East at Jarrow Hall. At Arbeia, you’ll discover the stories of soldiers and civilians alike – with dedications to Middle-Eastern traders, slaves and native Britons, all living together at this frontier.
At Jarrow Hall, you’ll explore the story of the Germanic Anglo-Saxons through the museum dedicated to the Venerable Bede. Bede is arguably the greatest scholar of the Dark Ages, not only a monk, but also a teacher, scientist and historian in a time most believe to be violent, uneducated and unrecorded.
Both sites have fantastic reconstructions of buildings from their periods, including a Roman gatehouse, barracks block and commanding officers’ house.
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A very unique activity set in the heart of the North Pennines.
Armed with your specialist white water tube and accompanied by some of the most experience guides, you and your team will take on the rapids. Not just any rapids, these rapids are grade 4 and full of excitement.
Don't worry, that's not just it, you will finish your day with a spectacular waterfall jump.
You can expect a thorough safety briefing and progressive start to your session. This will hopefully help your confidence and maximise your experience.
Our equipment is top of the range and have mobile changing facilities are available for your comfort and convenience.
We will also provide you with hundreds of photos taken on waterproof cameras.
Booking for a group of 6 or more? Contact us to arrange a private booking at a time and date that is convenient for you. We'll even provide your transport.
Experience the city of Newcastle in a new light - gone are the days of industry & depression - the city today is one of the most fascinating, culturally active and inspiring cities in the country. Discover its past, present and future on this discovery walking tour!
This tour informs in a light hearted and entertaining way about Newcastle's fascinating 2000 year history. Newcastle is often overlooked and misunderstood and booking a tour with us is the best way to discover for yourself what Newcastle has to offer.
Enjoy a comfortable journey by train to Oxenholme on the edge of the Lake District. Traveling by train is much more pleasant than doing this part of the journey by bus! You then meet our guide and step aboard our minivan for the tour. This tour takes you to:
• Drive through the beautiful Yorkshire countryside
• Visit the Bronte Parsonage Museum & Graveyard
• Guided walk around Haworth, unchanged since the Brontes lived there
• Visit romantic gothic ruins of Wycoller Hall, “Ferndean Manor” of Jane Eyre
Spartans Academy of Krav Maga will teach you Krav Maga under the up-to-date model of Pre Fight, In Fight, Post Fight (what to do before, during and after) – avoidance, situational awareness, criminal and human behavior, UK Law Self Defence.
The Krav Maga Self Defence skills, knowledge and techniques are sewn into an immaculate, scientifically planned programme to suit all abilities – each class will present you with something to practice and something new to learn.