14 days in Northumberland & Newcastle upon Tyne Itinerary

14 days in Northumberland & Newcastle upon Tyne Itinerary

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14 days in Northumberland & Newcastle upon Tyne Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  24​h
1
Hexham
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
3
Alnwick
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
4
Berwick upon Tweed
— 3 nights
+2
train + tram + Fly:  25​h
End: Perth

3
nights
Hexham

Hexham ©
Hexham is a market town and civil parish in Northumberland, England, south of the River Tyne, and was the administrative centre for the Tynedale district from 1974 to 2009. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes De Vere Slaley Hall Spa, De Vere Slaley Hall Golf Course and Langley Castle Battlement Tour. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): see the top attractions with Langley Castle Battlement Tour, then take an in-depth tour of Roman Army Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Vindolanda, and finally steep yourself in history at Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall. On the next day, indulge in some personalized pampering at De Vere Slaley Hall Spa, then tee off at De Vere Slaley Hall Golf Course, then explore the ancient world of Chesters Roman Fort, and finally identify plant and animal life at Falconry Days.

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Perth, Australia to Hexham is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Perth to Hexham. Traveling from Perth in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in Hexham. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Hexham

Museums Golf Outdoors
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Vindolanda ©
Vindolanda
Falconry Days ©
Falconry Days

3
nights
Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne ©
One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
When in Newcastle upon Tyne, make a side trip to see Durham Cathedral in Durham, approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the architecture and history at Never Give Up Newcastle, snap pictures at The Tyne Bridge, make a trip to Grey Street, and get your game on at Flight Sim Centre.

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Traveling by bus from Hexham to Newcastle upon Tyne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Newcastle upon Tyne are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Durham, Beamish Museum
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The Discovery Museum ©
The Discovery Museum
Victoria Tunnel
Victoria Tunnel
The Quayside ©
The Quayside

3
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Attractions like Embleton Bay and Low Newton by the Sea Beach make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, stroll through Beadnell Bay Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Warkworth Beach, and look for gifts at Barter Books.

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Alnwick is just a stone's throw from Newcastle upon Tyne. In July, daily temperatures in Alnwick can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can take a train to Berwick upon Tweed.

Things to do in Alnwick

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Amble, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Beadnell Bay Beach, Cragside House and Gardens
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Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
Embleton Bay ©
Embleton Bay
Beadnell Bay Beach
Beadnell Bay Beach

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nights
Berwick upon Tweed

Berwick upon Tweed ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Berwick Upon Tweed Castle & Ramparts, then admire the striking features of Paxton House, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to The Elizabethan Walls, get your bearings at Chain Bridge Honey Farm, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, then explore the historical opulence of Lindisfarne Castle, and finally explore the ancient world of Lindisfarne Priory.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Berwick upon Tweed visit website .

Berwick upon Tweed is just a stone's throw from Alnwick. In July, daily temperatures in Berwick upon Tweed can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Berwick upon Tweed

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Holy Island, Ross Back Sands Beach
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Ross Back Sands Beach ©
Ross Back Sands Beach
Paxton House ©
Paxton House
The Elizabethan Walls ©
The Elizabethan Walls

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