Fri, January 18, 2019 - 20:46

GIAG - Overnight Trip to Newcastle and Whitby

SATURDAY 30th/ Sunday 31st March

Only £79 for this overnight break! 

 

Join HUU for our own exclusive trip to the wonderful city of Newcastle on Saturday 30th March and the beautiful seaside town of Whitby on Sunday 31st March.

Included in the price is:

Return coach travel throughout

Reserved seating throughout your break

One nights dinner, bed and breakfast

All bedrooms with en-suite facilities

Free time to enjoy the sights and attractions of Newcastle and Whitby

 

EVENT DETAILS

All timings approximate and will be confirmed once booked and nearer the time, please keep an eye on your emails for further information from us.

ROOMS - All rooms will be twin rooms, a google doc form will be emailed to you by Monday 7th January to ask for preference of who you share with and any dietary requirements. If you do not recieve this email, please contact [email protected] 

TRAVELLING ALONE - We welcome those who would like to travel alone and we can help you make connections with others travelling alone so if you don’t have anyone to go with, don’t let this put you off booking, just get in touch at the email address below.

REFUNDS - Once purchased, tickets are strictly non-refundable, so please make sure you are able to attend before buying a ticket.

 

Newcastle

A prestigious city with the best of both historical & modern attractions, Newcastle-upon-Tyne is one of the largest cities in the UK and is packed full of things to do for visitors on our coach breaks from culture-ridden museums and Cathedrals to spectacular shopping opportunities.

Visit the impressive Newcastle Cathedral Church of St Nicholas and the Newcastle Castle – a medieval fortress, originally built to guard the bridge over the River Tyne, also being the route of the name of this bustling city.

Another fantastic attraction to see when visiting Newcastle is the renowned Angel of the North. You can also see the famous Tyne Bridge, a beautiful through-arch bridge from Newcastle to Gateshead - craftsmanship which just cannot be missed! Newcastle boasts brilliant shopping opportunities from the Eldon Square Shopping Centre as well as the nearby complex of Gateshead Metro Centre.

Whitby

Whitby town, an ancient and beautiful sea port with history going as far back as the founding of its famous abbey in 657ad. A trip to Whitby would not be the same without climbing the 199 steps to Whitby Abbey, counting as you go, and exploring the beautiful ruins which tower over the town. Once you’ve made it the view across to the famous whale bones of the West Cliff on the opposite side of the harbour is well worth it.

Offering something for everyone, there are many attractions that are connected to the town's fascinating past, from the Captain Cook Memorial Museum, where you can learn about the famous explorer's life to the Dracula Experience, which guides you through the story and its connection to the town. Explore Whitby’s quirky cobbled streets lined with lots of interesting boutique shops, where you’ll find unique Whitby jet jewellery and other fascinating items.

Enjoy Whitby’s famous fish and chips, with a great choice of places to eat in or take away. No traditional seaside resort would be complete without a good old fashioned Amusement Arcade and Whitby has several of these down near it’s impressive pier by the wide expanse of beautiful sandy beach below the town’s West Cliff.

 

TICKETS

Please book your place for this event online or through HUU Reception Mon – Fri between 10am-4pm. Tickets will be on sale from Monday 7th January until they sell out, or Friday 15th March.

 

TRANSPORT

Transport is included in this event from HUU and the Lawns, timings will be confirmed nearer the date.

 

ACCESS

Your Union endeavours to make all activities accessible to all wherever possible, however please contact Alex Tute, Give It A Go Co-ordinator on 01482 465814 if you have any specific access requirements or questions about access to this event [email protected]

 

GDPR - IMPORTANT

We will need to contact you by email with details of this event. When booking please ensure that you have set your preference with the University to receive emails. Hull University Union cannot be held responsible for any missed communication if we cannot email you with organisational details.

 

WHO FUNDS GIAG EVENTS?

The cost of this trip is subsidised by the students' union by up to 50% using any profits from our commercial offering, so every time you shop in Spar, buy a coffee, pizza or sandwich from EATS or SANC or visit Asylum you are supporting the Give it a Go programme of events. We are a not for profit organisation re-investing all of our profit into services.

 

Dates

Date Venue Price  
Saturday 30th March 2019, 6:00 am No Venue From £79.00 Find Tickets

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