Visit to Newcastle Upon Tyne – Monday 8 to Thursday 11 May 2023 – Draft Itinerary Staying at Gray Street Hotel
Monday – Leave Glasgow visiting Hadrian’s Wall with conducted tour and a short walk to view the Wall and Vindolanda Fort
Evening – talk on the history of Newcastle.
Dinner – members arrange themselves.
Morning – walking tour with visit to the Guildhall
Lunch – members organise their own
Afternoon – Free
Evening – evening tour of Durham Cathedral followed by drinks reception and evening meal.
Morning – Visit to the Planetarium
Lunch – Members choose their own at the Museum café
Afternoon – visit to the Hatton Gallery and Trinity House complex
Evening – Drinks reception at the Literary and Philosophical Society library.
Private dinner at Topolino’s Italian restaurant with guests from the Lit&Phil.
Morning – Visit to Cragside, Morpeth, Victorian house, gardens and woodland with lunch.
Afternoon – return to Glasgow
Travel and Costs
Travel will be by coach (with toilet) from Glasgow. Pick up points will be arranged.
Accommodation and breakfast for three nights at the Grey Street Hotel, Newcastle.
The cost for the four-day trips, including travel, three nights accommodation including breakfast plus some group meals as well as entry fees and contributions to visits and speakers, will be £560 per person.
As members should already have received notice of these trips places will be allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis
If you are interested in the trip and would like to put your name forward, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org stating the names of those wishing to go and whether you require a single, double or twin-bedded room.