North of England TRIKE TOURS - as featured on Countryfile

 

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So whats special about Kielder Water & Forest Park ?    6 tours available

 

Kielder water & forest park was voted as the most tranquil place in England, The 600 square mile park is an amazing place.

There are many reasons to visit; the most popular being the distinctive scenery. Home to northern Europe's largest man-made lake and England's largest forest, the Park's remoteness and clean air and water offer a fresh outdoor experience. The darkest night skies in England - perfect for star gazing.  

Nature lovers, water sports enthusiasts, explorers, walkers, cyclists, artists, families ... anyone looking to escape, set their own agenda and create new experiences will delight in everything we have to offer.

 

Tour 1

Hexham to Kielder castle

 

Take a beautiful ride up the Northumberland countryside to the tranquil setting of Kielder water and Kielder castle.

Duration of tour 3 hours apx...Price  £120 per person

 

Tour 2

Kielder water & scottish borders tour

 

Starting at Kielder water at Leaplish waterside park this sunning tour takes us on a couple of hours around the Lake and the Scottish Borders.

Duration of tour 2  hours  apx... Price. £150 per person

 

Tour 3

Weardale , North Pennines ,Kielder water & forest park , the Scottish borders & Hadrians wall  tourWow !

Starting from Weardale take a 6- 7 hr tour of the North Pennines, Kielder water ,the Scottish Borders, Newcastleton, Hadrians wall & Alston the Uk's highest town.including lunch break.

Duration of tour 6 -7  hours apx.. Price. £199 per person

Hadrian's wall tours  2 tours

These fantastic tours are really  worth shouting about.

 

We will normally pick up out side Hexham tourist info office then head to corbridge. Riding West we pass Chesters, Carrawburgh, Housesteads, Vindolanda, Once brewed and Crawfields, just a few places along the epic Hadrians wall tour.

 

Once we have stopped for refreshments we are heading past Haltwhistle, the geographic centre of Britain and onto Greenheads before following the beautiful South Tyne trail along the river into Cumbria and to Alston, Britains highest market town. And then for a really beautiful ride along to Whitfield.

This road was voted as one of the 10 most beautiful roads which to travel in Europe by the AA.

The twisting roads which are a stark contrast to the immaculatley straight military Roman roads are lined with mature trees, beautiful rivers and panoramic veiws across the open countryside, a real pleasure to ride through.

Our journey comes to an end at Hexham, where you will be able to enjoy the historic market town with its abbey, Markets, and local attractions including many fine pubs & restaraunts. This is most definitley one of our premier tours.

 

Duration apx'  2 hours 30 minutes  

Tarrif. £135 p/person, based on 2 people.

Total  £270.

 

4 HOUR HADRIANS WALL TOUR

Starting weardale, north pennines, hexham, Hadrians wall, alston. stunning...

Duration  4 hours

The tarrif  £150 p/person

Total £300

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other area's of Northumberland Trike Tours Explore  4 tours

Wondering what to do in Northumberland ?

Trike tours give you lots of things to do..

 

You could take a trike tour along the World heritage site of Hadrian's wall. Tour the magnificent Cheviot hills or the stunning Northumberland costal trail with more castles than any other part of England.Take a trike tour to the mighty Bamburgh Castle on the beach, stop for a while & look around it. Or maybe Alnwick castle as well as the most haunted castle in Europe,'Chillingham castle'.

Ride over the causeway at low tide to Holy Island, seat of Christianity or visit  Kielder water & forest park, voted as the most tranquil place in England, The 600 square mile park is an amazing place, home to northern Europe's largest man-made lake and England's largest forest, the Park's remoteness and clean air and water offer a breath taking outdoor experience. Ancient  market towns of Hexham, Alnwick & Corbridge, secluded beach side pubs and the border town of Berwick on Tweed all add to the rich tapestry of this beautiful county.

North of England Trike Tours visit all of these destinations.

Northumberland Coast,

Hadrian's wall, Kielder Water

& the Scottish Borders

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Be-spoke tours always available taking you exactly where you want.

 

To make a day of it why not stop off for lunch along the way in a country pub ?

Available on most tours.

 

waiting time charged at £30 ph

Bamburgh Castle. Inc stop off to take castle tour

Morpeth Chantry,  Alnmouth, Sea houses, Bamburgh Castle, Chillingham castle, Rothbury.

 

 

Starting at Morpeth Chantry we take a ride up the coast, past Druridge bay, Walkworth castle, Alnmouth, on to Seahouses & then the mighty Bamburgh Castle, perched high on its rock outcrop on the coast.

Take two hours off the trike, time to have a look around & explore Bamburgh Castle.

Back in the saddle we ride over past Chillingham castle ( most haunted in Europe). before heading through the Cheviot hills down past Craggsside ( first house in the world to be powered by hydro electricity).

On through the quite country town of Rothbury before heading back home.

A stunning tour with fantastic countryside, coastline and Castles.

 

 

Distance 90 miles apx

Duration of tour apx 5 hrs

Tariff £ 175 p/p              Admission charge payable at castle.

 

 

If stop off time not required

Duration 3 hrs apx

Tariff £145 p/p

 

Variations, different stop off points and routes available upon request .

Holy Island, Bamburgh Castle, Chillingham Castle & Alnwick

 

This amazing premium tour is one of the best.

We start our tour at the mighty Alnwick castle before heading North up the coast to Beadnell & Seahouses, a pretty little fishing harbour.

 

We are right on the beautiful Northumberland coast line as we ride past the magnificent Bamburgh Castle, perched high on its rocky seat and the Farne Islands famous for their bird colonys and seals.

 

Further along and holding the coast line we come to the Holy Island causeway, weve already planned the timing so the tide is out and we cross over to Holy Island, the home of Christianity in England ,where we take a short break for refreshments and you will be able to sample the famous Lindisfarne mead in one of the local shops.. (option 2).

 

Refreshed and raring to go, we now head inland riding through the beautiful Cheviot hills to Wooler.

The countryside around this area is some of the most spectacular in all of England.

When we get to Chillingham castle take a good look because this 12 century strong hold is reputed to be the most haunted castle in Britain.

 

From here its a fabulous cruise through amazing countryside back home towards Alnwick Castle where we depart company leaving you to explore this wonderful market town with its Castle, Gardens &

intresting town centre.

 

Duration of tour -   2 hours 30   mins  apx'                                                

Distance -              75 miles

Tariff -                £149.99 p/person.  

based on 2 people sharing

Hexham, Kielder water & Scottish Border tour

 

Starting at Hexham in Northumberland take a stunning ride up to Kielderwater & forest park before heading into the Scottish Borders.

Stop for pictures at Carter Bar next to the 'SCOTLAND'  rock where the piper regularly plays before riding back along the A68 through Corbridge.

This is a stunning tour on some fantastic biking roads with simply stunning views.

 

Duration of tour - 3 hrs 30 mins apx

Distance of tour - 110 miles

Tariff  - £149.99 p/person

based on 2 people

Northumberland Coast & Country tour

 

This splendid Northumberland tour has its pick up at Morpeth Chantry in the Centre of the ancient town.

Once on board the trike we head off towards the rugged Northumberland  coast, riding up to the fishing port of Amble.

 

From here we head to Warkworth castle, its mighty ruins looking down on the town.

On through the countryside to Alnmouth , situated right on the beach , then Alnwick, through the keep and up to the finest castle in England, Alnwick Castle

(the ancestral home of Harry Potter....lol)

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We now take the road towards Rothbury. This really magnificent route passes the ruins of Edlingham Castle and the ancient Norman church next to it with outstanding views of the Cheviot hills before heading towards Cragside along the roads lined with ancient pine before reaching the country town of Rothbury.

 

From here we take a slow ride, cruising effortlessly along the twisting roads back home into Morpeth.

 

 

Duration of tour,   2 hours plus.

Tariff,          £110 p/person

based on 2 people sharing.

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A68 Manor house Inn. Easy to find for tours of Hadrians wall.

 

OPTION 1 - We are delighted to add the Manor house Inn as a start point for unique trike tours into Northumberland. This beautiful rustic hotel is easy to find on the A68 affords great views, accommodation, real ale, great food and a warm welcome. From here your trike tours heads straight into some of the most stunning countryside there is ! Through Corbridge & then cruising right along the awesome Hadrians wall ( which has world heritage status) before taking the Whitfield road which was voted as one of the top 10 driving roads in all of Europe..This is a stunning tour from start to finish & a great tour if you would like to enjoy your trike tour then go straight for lunch or a drink in a great country pub, Ideal for a birthday treat !

Note -Longer tours available upon request !

 

Duration of tour - 2 hrs 10 mins apx

Distance of tour - 70 miles

Tariff  - £110 p/person

 

OPTION 2

As above but additional time spent touring through the medieval village of Blanchland & around the beautiful Derwent reservoir and Slaley forest area.

Duratin 2 hrs 30 mins apx

Tariff - £125 p/person.

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NEW FOR 2012 !

STUNNING

Option 2 - includes stop of on Holy Island and opportunity to sample mead in shop.

Duration 3 hrs

Tariff £159.99 per/person

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A 68 Manor house , Caterheads, Northumberland -  Tour of North Pennines

 

Lovely 60 minute tour of North Pennines, Derwent reservoir, Weardale, Northumberland.

Amazing views of Dales, history and much more. Great for a gift someone or entry level trike tour.

 

Duration 1 hour

Tariff - £80 p/person.

All tours based on 2 people sharing.

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