The New Northumbria Hotel
Travel Blogs from Newcastle upon Tyne
... Tynemouth Village, a sweet little place dominated by a castle and priory ruin om the headland (just the place to make one despair if sent here unwillingly).
The Captain and Navigator used the lunch break for some serious cartography.
Cath has been searching for the last bus to Wallsend but is still to find it. None of them seem that full here. (Bernie can explain - its a rhyming slang type thing from the Hunter - "as full as the last bus to Wallsend"
Ferry is definitely the way to go to Europe (saves that long drive South plus cost of fuel) providing you can go out of season and early in the week (price doubles nearer Friday)
Very relaxed at both ends, Wait in the queue, have a sandwich lunch and tea in the van and be guided in by ...
I always knew we would be tired after the long drive up but we were all exhausted today. I got up at 8.30am and passing the other bedroom my sister was snoring her head off. I started breakfast of bacon and eggs and nearly had a heart attack when Edward sneaked up on me and tapped me on the shoulder. Emma was woken up by the smell of bacon and luckily was just heading down the stairs when the smoke alarm went off. According to Edward emma also sets off the smoke alarm ...
The holiday didn't start off too well with Emma being in A&E the night before with an allergic reaction to a wasp sting and me throwing up Saturday morning so my throat hurt all day (not sure what that was about but it passed as quickly as it arrived). We packed up the car and managed to get going before the alloted time, which may be a first for my sister who works on emma-time. Megan the dog was jammed into her crate with a cone on her head and we all set off. Just as ...
... over to TGI Fridays close by also. Omg, it was so good to see David after all these years. What an amazing man. Totally loved by me and my kids. A long day driving to London tomorrow. Starting to wish I'd organised to drop the car off here and train to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services