Albatross Backpacers In!

Address: 51 Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, NE1 5JE, United Kingdom | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 51 Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, is near Grainger Town, Grey's Monument, Newcastle Information Centre, and St. Andrew's Church.
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    Our last day before the long journey home.

    A travel blog entry by ladynewbury on Aug 11, 2015

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    At breakfast I chose the porridge with a pinch of salt...think the chef mistook the pinch for a spoonful! Never mind the tea was nice, haha. We paid the bill, packed the car and walked to the city. We walk beside the river Wear before we went in the wonderful Cathedral, which they are spending millions on, then around the town, before settling ...

    Pats 69th birthday.

    A travel blog entry by ladynewbury on Aug 10, 2015

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    ... it came out with three candles burning. She was so surprised, and said that had never been done for her before. She blew and blew but the candled didn't want to go out! We did laugh. Back at her house I FaceTimed the kids, so she could see them all, except little Alexia who was in bed. Shannon even got one of her tortoises out of its cage to show her. Tired now we left her and went back to the Hotel. A little chilly this evening, it's only ...

    A stroll in the park

    A travel blog entry by footloose-too on Aug 10, 2015

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    Today we went to a park in Gateshead. The founding fathers of Gateshead were more visionary than many other city councillors. In the 1870's they recognised the need for public spaces and bought the complete estate of an industrial magnate. They then had it landscaped ...

    It will be the ruin of me!

    A travel blog entry by footloose-too on Aug 08, 2015

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    ... we go and have a look at Lanercost Priory, which wasn't far away. Lanercost Priory was founded by Robert de Vaux between 1165 and 1174, the most likely date being 1169,[1] to house Augustinian Canons. Originally a well endowed institution, it fell foul of H VIII, and was closed. Most of it was demolished but the nave of the church remained as the parish church. This place was also buzzing as it was the finish of the 20 mile ...

    The Whickham Hermitage Community Garden

    A travel blog entry by footloose-too on Aug 07, 2015

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    John suggest that we might be interested in visiting a community garden in the nearby village/suburb of Whickham. Originally the garden of a large house called the Hermitage, the garden had been allowed to become overgrown and derelict. In 2002 local resident Dave Peacock arranged a public meeting and formed a committee to gain planning permission and generate funding in order to restore the garden to its former glory. This prevented former plans for the site ...