Friars Gate Luxury Apartments

Low Friars, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, NE1 5UE, United Kingdom | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Newcastle upon Tyne

...Happily Ever After

A travel blog entry by needlemind

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... appetites further and we are already thinking about our next adventure to Scotland. Edinburgh and the North of England have been very interesting and provided the cultural and historical elements to our trip. All that remains now is to thank you all for reading and commenting on our blogs and to Len for providing the taxi service between Taunton and Bristol and of course a very large pile of washing! Until the next adventure... ...

Day Twenty Six (18.9 miles...cum 496.7)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes

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... at Shitlington Crag Farm, so we had to push on after our tea. As has been so often the case, we have been given a wonderful welcome by Jo and Alastair. They are not charging us. Rather they immediately welcomed us in, gave us a beer and a scone (great combination!) followed by a wonderful lamb stew with dumplings! Fortunately we had brought a bottle as a thank you. This and another ...

Up and down (and up and down) the Coast Road

A travel blog entry by needlemind

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... like we were fraternising with the enemy, but nevertheless we went in. We ate lunch (quiche for Jo and a massive ploughman's for me) and took a wander around. The 14 state rooms were quite impressive (from huge halls to tiny antechambers), but all in all it felt more like a museum than anything else (each room, whether it was a kitchen or a great hall) was filled with items and display cabinets. We didn't stay for long, so many things to see and so little time. After Bamburgh ...

The Lambton Worm

A travel blog entry by craigandrea

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Today was all about Sunderland and my cousins there. For those that don't know, my mum was from Sunderland. She had a brother and two elder sisters. This meant quite a few cousins. We normally went down to Sunderland every year, and some of them would come up to stay with us too. It has been many many (too many) years since I have seen them, my fault for which I am sorry. I got in touch with my cousin Dorothy via FB and asked if she would ...

Day Nine - Crossing The Border

A travel blog entry by needlemind

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... was because of our family connections. Scott's Dad is from this area and one of the villages nearby is Washington (the ancestral home of George Washington's family). We visited Washington Old Hall, their manor house, although we weren't particularly inspired. We did however pop into a nearby lighthouse which is owned by the National Trust, it's known as 'Souter'. Maureen, our tour guide at Souter enthusiastically showed us around, providing lots of ...

Location

This hotel, located on Low Friars, Newcastle upon Tyne, is near Grainger Town, St. Mary's Cathedral, St. Andrew's Church, and Newcastle Information Centre.
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