Northumbria & Holy Island Coach Tour

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Explore the beautiful Medieval Kingdom of Northumbria with this one-day coach tour from Edinburgh. Including Holy Island of Lindisfarne and the market town of Alnwick.


  • Edinburgh (Midlothian)
  • Gift Voucher valid for 1 Participant
  • VOUCHERS VALID FOR 12 MONTHS
  • FREE EXCHANGES
  • FREE GIFT PACK
  • INSTANT E-GIFT AVAILABLE
£ 45
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Northumbria & Holy Island Coach Tour

Explore the beautiful Medieval Kingdom of Northumbria with this one-day coach tour from Edinburgh. Including Holy Island of Lindisfarne and the market town of Alnwick.

This full day tour from Edinburgh takes you on a fascinating journey through medieval Kingdom of Northumbria. Sights include Holy island, Lindisfarne Castle, Alnwick Castle and Flodden Field*—plus stunning views from the comfort of your seat!

Tours depart from Edinburgh Castle and follow a circular route through the medieval Kingdom of Northumbria, in North East England. The area is renowned for its breathtaking coastal landscape—not to mention the historic landmarks and religious sites that mark your way. Onboard the luxury air-conditioned coach, your knowledgeable guide will provide a commentary covering the history and culture of the area. Your first stop will be Holy Island, home to Lindisfarne Castle and the priory where the Lindisfarne Gospels were produced. Next, you’ll head to Alnwick, where you can visit ‘The Windsor of the North’ and the grounds which featured in the film Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. In the mid-afternoon, you’ll cross the River Tweed at Coldstream, and if time permits, stop at Flodden Field. Learn all about one of Europe’s best-preserved battlefields and return to Edinburgh with plenty of new stories to tell!

The Northumbria & Holy Island Coach Tour is a fun day out for visitors and locals alike, and it makes a unique experience gift. Treat your mum, dad, other half or best mate to an Experience Days voucher today!

*Please note, entry fees may apply and are not included in the cost of this voucher.

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Availability

The Northumbria & Holy Island Coach Tour is available daily, from April - October. 

Requirements
Duration

Experience Duration: 09:30

Time Spent at Venue: 09:30

This is a full day tour. The tour is set to depart from Edinburgh at 8:45am and set to return by 6:15pm. 

Group Size & Spectators

Participants: The Northumbria & Holy Island Coach Tour is for 1 participant.

Max Group Size: +10

Spectators Allowed on Site: No

Unfortunately, due to the nature of the tour, non-paying spectators are not allowed. 

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What to wear

Please be sure to bring warm / waterproof clothing, and take sun-block / hat for sunny days.

Comfortable shoes are highly recommended.

Please bring spending money for lunch and any refreshments.


Do not forget to bring a camera to capture all the lovely scenery and wildlife you will encounter on your sightseeing tour.

Weather

Weather conditions or traffic problems may cause the tour itinerary to change at any time. If you are concerned about the weather, please contact the tour providers in advance.

£ 45