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Great North Run 2019 Travel Wristbands

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If you are taking part in the Great North Run on Sunday 8th September you might like to buy your travel wristbands in advance to save time on the Great North Run weekend.

Great North Run 2019 Travel Wristbands

Great North Run 2019 travel wristbands are on sale from today. If you are staying with us in South Shields you will need a single wristband for £3.50 to travel up to the start line of the Great North Run on Sunday 8th September.

Great North Run travel wristbands are valid for Metro in all zones, the Shields Ferry and Northern trains between Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland.

Children with an Under 16 Pop card can buy a child all day ticket from Metro station ticket machines on the day for £1.10.

The following wristbands are available to buy…

Adult day wristband £5.20 valid all day on Saturday 7th September
Child day wristband £1.40 valid all day on Saturday 7th September
Adult single wristband £3.50 valid for one single trip on Sunday 8th September
Child single wristband 90p valid for one single trip on Sunday 8th September
Adult day wristband £5.20 valid all day on Sunday 8th September
Child day wristband £1.40 valid all day on Sunday 8th September
Adult weekend wristband £10.40 valid all day on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th September
Child weekend wristband £2.80 valid all day on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th September

Postage is free and wristbands will be dispatched within 48 hours.

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Great North Run 2019 Travel Guide

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The Great North Run 2019 takes place on Sunday 8th September.

Great North Run 2019 Travel Guide

If you are staying with us next weekend for the Great North Run then you may find this comprehensive guide to the travelling around the North East useful…

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Chichester to South Shields Metro Line Closure

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From tomorrow, Monday 8th July until Saturday 3rd August 2019 Chichester to South Shields Metro line will close for modernisation work.

Tyne and Wear Metro

A replacement bus service between Chichester and South Shields, the number 900, will be offered instead.

You can find more information about the line closure and the replacement bus service timetable in the leaflets below…

Comprehensive information about using the Tyne & Wear Metro including videos and ticket price information can be found here: Tyne & Wear Metro

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Shields Ferry Suspension

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The cross-Tyne Shields Ferry service will be closed for one week to allow for the completion of essential maintenance work on the South Shields ferry landing.

Shields Ferry River Tyne

The North Shields to South Shields ferry service will be suspended from Monday 25th February until Sunday 3rd March 2019.

A replacement bus service will be offered however this bus service is unable to accept cyclists.

More information about the Shields Ferry closure for maintenance can be found here…

Our bed and breakfast accommodation in South Shields is approximately ten minutes walk from the Shields Ferry where the river Tyne river trips depart and return to.

More ideas of places to visit while staying with us can be found here: Places To Visit.

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Hadrian’s Wall Bus AD122 Timetable & Fares 2019

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If you are staying at our bed and breakfast accommodation and are planning to visit Hadrian’s Wall using public transport then the 2019 AD122 bus timetable and fare information is now available…

Hadrian’s Wall Bus AD122 Timetable 2019

Hadrian’s Wall Bus AD122 Route Map 2019

Hadrian’s Wall Bus AD122 Ticket Prices 2019

The AD122 Hadrian’s Wall bus service route covers Hexham, bus station; Hexham, railway station; Chesters Fort; Housesteads, bus turning circle; Once Brewed, for Steel Rigg; Vindolanda, car park; Once Brewed, for Steel Rigg; Milecastle Inn; Walltown, Roman Army Museum; Greenhead, hotel; Haltwhistle, market place (westbound) and Haltwhistle, railway station.

Bicycles are welcome aboard the AD122 Hadrian’s Wall bus service.

Hadrian’s Wall is an extremely popular destination for our guests – walking Hadrian’s Wall Path, by bicycle along Hadrian’s Cycleway or just as a day visitor to the excavated Roman forts along the wall.

Highlights along the route include…

Chesters Roman Fort
Nestled in a beautiful riverside location, it’s not hard to see why Chesters was a good spot for the Romans to set up a base. The fort boasts one of the best preserved Roman bathhouses you can see in Britain.

Housesteads Roman Fort
Houseteads is the most iconic of all the Hadrian’s Wall sites. The views and Roman remains are spectacular. Delve into the Fort’s story and see a stunning collection of artefacts. A CGI film flies through time and reconstructs Houseteads before your very eyes.

Vindolanda
A stunning excavated fort and civilian settlement with extensive museum displaying amazing artefacts from the site including some of the world famous Vindolanda Writing Tablets.

Roman Army Museum, Walltown
An extensive museum which gives the whole family a fantastic introduction to the Roman Army and Hadrian’s Wall. Be transported back 2000 years when you put on your 3D glasses to watch the award winning Eagles Eye film.

Walltown Crags
This is one of the finest places to see Hadrian’s Wall, where it snakes and dives through dramatic countryside along the crags of the Whin Sill.

Birdoswald Roman Fort
Birdoswald Roman Fort is the perfect place to see the longest continuous remaining stretch of the magnificent World Heritage Site of Hadrian’s Wall. Explore the extensive remains of the Roman fort and discover interactive displays.

If you are planning a visit to Hadrian’s Wall by bus then be sure to present your ticket on entry to receive the following discounts…

Save 10% on admission to Vindolanda; Roman Army Museum; Housesteads; Chesters and Birdoswald.

If you are looking for bed and breakfast accommodation for your visit to Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland our bed and breakfast availability is here: online booking.

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