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B.B Tour / Dunstanburgh Castle and Farne Island Boat Trip

Dunstanburgh Castle and Farne Island Boat Trip
September 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Busy Backpack collaborates with Lundgren Tours, offering a fantastic experience of Boat Trip to Farne Island! 
Come and join us!!

Description of the tour:

Dunstanburgh Castle – Once the largest castle in Northumberland, Dunstanburgh Castle now lies in ruin along the beautiful remote Northumbrian Coastline. Earl Thomas of Lancaster built it in 1313 as a symbol of the opposition to the King. The earl was beheaded before he ever got to see his own castle. Nevertheless, it has been used as a strategic stronghold throughout the civil war and most significantly in the War of the Roses where it was besieged twice by the Yorkist forces and left to decay

Farne Island Boat Trip to Longstone Island – Exclusive to the Golden Gate Boat Trips (only boat trip that goes to this particular island). A guided tour inside Longstone Lighthouse, the former home of the local heroine Grace Darling. Sail around the bird sanctuaries to view the wealth of seabirds, which nest on the Farne Islands and visit the Grey Seal Colony. Enjoy some of the most beautiful views of the coastline looking back at Bamburgh Castle for some unique photo opportunities


Itinerary for the day:
0845 – Meet at Northumbria Business School, City Campus East, NE1 2SU
0900 – Leave Newcastle
1015 – Arrive at Craster and walk to Dunstanburgh Castle
1100 – Dunstanburgh Castle
1115 – Walk on to Embleton Beach
1215 – Regroup at Embleton Golf Club
1230 – Lunch at Neptune Fish and Chips restaurant in Seahouses
1315 – Walk over to harbour and regroup at Golden Gate Boat Trips
1330 – Boat trip to Longstone Island
1530 – Arrive back at Seahouses
1545 – Regroup at coach car park and depart from Seahouses
1700 – Arrive back at Newcastle

Prices:
Adults: £40
Children (aged 16 and under): £30

Depart from Newcastle Business School (City Campus East, Northumbria University, NE1 2SU) at 8:45am and return for 5pm.

We look forward to seeing you and joining our adventure!!!

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