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Posts on our bed and breakfast accommodation blog about North Shields, Royal Quays, Billy Mill and New York in North Tyneside, NE29.

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Port of Tyne Cruises

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Our bed and breakfast accommodation has welcomed 100’s of guests who joined or departed cruises at Port of Tyne and we look forward to doing so again in 2017.

Cruise Ship At Port of Tyne Northumbrian Quay

The 2017 cruise schedule at Port of Tyne begins next week.

You can view the full 2017 cruise schedule for Port of Tyne below…

If you have never sailed into or from Port of Tyne before then you may also be interested in these cruise information brochures…

If you are looking for bed and breakfast accommodation near Port of Tyne our bed and breakfast price and availability can be found here: book online.

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Shields Ferry Ticket Prices 2017

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Shields Ferry River Tyne

If you are staying at our bed and breakfast accommodation and plan on using the Shields Ferry to travel between South Shields and North Shields there has been a slight change in ticket prices.

From 2nd January 2017 the fare for taking Shields ferry is as follows…

The standard single fare for customers who don’t have a pre-paid Pop Card is the same as it was in 2016 – £1.50. Under 16 child fares are 60p. A child DaySaver ticket is £1.10. Children under 5 years travel free.

If you plan on using the Shields Ferry regularly eg to commute to a training course at Maersk Newcastle, AIS Training or going to work at Tyne Tunnel Trading Estate like many of our guests then we recommend you purchase a pre-paid Pop Card – a standard single adult ticket cost 20p less (£1.20) and a DaySaver costs 30p less (£2.50).

The standard adult DaySaver (all day) ticket costs £2.80 from 2nd January 2017.

For longer staying guests (and anyone else!) commuting to North Shields adult weekly and four-weekly FerrySavers costs £10.30 and £36.00 respectively.

If you are interested in obtaining a Pop Card these can be bought online (opens in a new window) for £3.50.

Pop Cards can be used on almost all buses, Tyne and Wear Metro and Shields Ferry.

The current Ferry Timetable can be seen below…

You can see more information about Pop Cards below…

The following videos show how to use a Pop Card…

Our bed and breakfast accommodation in South Shields is approximately ten minutes walk from South Shields ferry landing.

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DFDS Seaways Newcastle Amsterdam Mini Cruise

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DFDS Seaways is offering Amsterdam mini cruises departing from North Shields for £79 for two people in a two-berth cabin from 16th April until 26th June 2013.

North Shields Amsterdam Mini Cruise

The cruise itinerary is as follows…

Day one: check-in on-board between 3pm and 4.30pm; depart North Shields, Newcastle upon Tyne at 5pm; overnight sailing to Ijmuiden.

Day two: disembark the cruise ship at approximately 9.30am CET; approximate 30 minute coach journey to Amsterdam city centre, departing at 9.45am; five hours free time in Amsterdam city centre; coach journey back to Ijmuiden ferry terminal at around 3pm to 4pm; cruise ship departs Ijmuiden ferry terminal at 5.30pm CET; overnight sailing back to North Shields, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Day three: arrive back at North Shields, Newcastle upon Tyne at around 9am.

Redeem this offer here: North Shields Amsterdam Mini Cruise.

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Screen-Con At The Parks Leisure Centre North Shields

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On Saturday 4th May 2013 The Parks Leisure Centre, Howdon Road, North Shields, NE29 6TL will host Screen-Con 2013. Here you can meet some of the UK’s best-loved sci-fi celebrities, villains and heroes including Sylvester McCoy of Doctor Who and The Hobbit fame and Jeremy Bulloch (Star Wars’ Boba Fett).

Screen-Con 2013 At The Parks Leisure Centre North Shields Flyer

The day will involve fun activities, mixing with favourite sci-fi and fantasy stars and species, watching and joining parades, shopping at sci-fi market stalls, meeting other sci-fi and pop culture fans, collecting autographs and hanging out with Dalek’s, Stormtroopers, Aliens, Predators and cosplayers from Star Wars, Anime, Manga and more. You will also be able to have your photograph taken with the TARDIS, KITT from Knightrider, The Doctor’s favourite companion K9 and other artists, stars and costumers who will be attending this event.

Tickets are now on sale here – £9.95 adult; £4.95 under 15’s.

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If you are looking for bed and breakfast accommodation for your visit to North Shields and/or The Parks Leisure Centre on Howdon Road, North Shields, NE29 6TL then please see our availability and online booking page.

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DFDS Seaways Amsterdam Mini Cruise Offer

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Save up to 40% on Amsterdam Mini Cruises

Amsterdam Mini Cruise Ferry Fortnight Offer

To celebrate National Ferry Fortnight, we’re offering up to 40% savings on all Amsterdam mini cruises. Simply book by 20th March to save on a relaxing break in the exciting Dutch capital. Amsterdam is a fantastic place to get away from it all and recharge your batteries.

What’s Included… 2 nights in an en suite cabin; live entertainment onboard; coach transfers to and from Amsterdam (approx. 40 mins); approx. 5 hours in Amsterdam.

There’s a great variety of things to see and do, from world-famous artwork in the galleries to a relaxing canal cruise, or just wandering amongst the 19th century architecture as you visit the famous landmarks, or enjoy some retail therapy with great shopping opportunities in the many marketplaces and boutiques. As well as the sights and sounds of Amsterdam, you’ll be able to enjoy the overnight crossings between Newcastle and Amsterdam with lots of onboard entertainment to get you in the holiday spirit along with comfy en suite cabins for a good night’s rest.

After arriving in Holland the next day, we’ll take you directly to Amsterdam by coach so you’ll get to see the sights as soon as possible, making the most of your time before returning to port for another fun-filled crossing home. An Amsterdam mini cruise is the perfect way to get away from it all and relax whilst experiencing the best of Dutch culture – and with up to 40% off when you book by 20th March and travel during March to October 2013 (selected dates), you’ll have a great reason to discover all that Amsterdam has to offer.

Save up to 40% off – Price based on 2 people. Selected April – October departure dates. Book by 20th March 2013. From £47pp

Save up to 40% off – Price based on 4 people. Selected April – October departure dates. Book by 20th March 2013. From £29pp.