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Northumbrian Highlights

group at the Angel of the North

Friday 25th to Wednesday 30th June 2021


A group of intrepid travellers burst out of Lockdown to explore the glories of Northumberland and Durham.

The following is dedicated to our faithful guide and coach driver, Ron Shaw, and his regular battles with Cardiac Hill:

carter urges his team up a steep hill


Photos mostly by John Wright
with additional contributions from Gwen Wright, Ron Shaw and David Finnigan


Day 1 - on the journey north

Lunch stop at the National Memorial Arboretum


Day 2

Woodhorn Museum and the "Pitmen Painters"

Shipley Art Gallery

The Baltic Centre


Day 3 - Northumberland's Heritage Coast

Lindisfarne / Holy Island

Bamburgh

Farne Islands Cruise


Day 4

City of Durham

Bowes Museum


Day 5 - Alnwick

Alnwick Castle - anyone for Quidditch?

Alnwick Garden


Day 6 - returning home

The Angel of the North then Harewood House for refreshment




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Day 1 - on the journey north

Lunch stop at the National Memorial Arboretum


Day 2

Woodhorn Museum and the "Pitmen Painters"

Shipley Art Gallery

The Baltic Centre


Day 3 - Northumberland's Heritage Coast

Lindisfarne / Holy Island

Bamburgh

Farne Islands Cruise


Day 4

City of Durham

Bowes Museum


Day 5 - Alnwick

Alnwick Castle - anyone for Quidditch?

Alnwick Garden


Day 6 - returning home

The Angel of the North then Harewood House for refreshment





Related links

National Memorial Arboretum
Gibside Hotel, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne
Woodhorn Museum
Shipley Art Gallery
The Baltic Centre
Lindisfarne / Holy Island
Bamburgh
Farne Islands Cruise
City of Durham
Bowes Museum
Alnwick Castle
Alnwick Garden
Angel of the North
Harewood House