Beamish Guide

JOURNEY TIME FROM TEESSIDE*

45 Minutes*

THINGS TO DO

Experience amazing sights, sounds, smells and delicious tastes as the past comes to life.

Beamish is unique – their objects aren’t locked away in glass cases, this is hands-on history! Step into the past and explore the 350 acre site, as Beamish tells the story of the people of North East England in the 1820s, 1900s and 1940s. Taste traditional food from a coal-fired range, hop on board a tram or steam train, play schoolyard games together and pop into the Co-op shops.

FOOD OPTIONS

Find all food options available at Beamish HERE.

IDEAL AGE RANGE

Suitable for all ages with an interest in hands on history.

SEASONAL EVENTS

Seasonal events on throughout the year.

Christmas – Discover the amazing seasonal sights, sounds, smells and delicious tastes of Christmas past. Experience the magic of a traditional Christmas as you join in the celebrations at 1820s Pockerley Old Hall, 1900s Town, 1900s Pit Village and 1940s Farm.

TOP TIPS

Make sure to use the vintage trams and buses to get around Beamish.  It is a great experience but also allows for a rest from walking.  

Get to the Sinkers’ Bait Cabin in the Pit Village in the morning to try some amazing fresh pastries such as pork pies and sausage rolls.

* Based on normal driving conditions from our final pickup in Hartlepool.  Timing is based on an average time by coach.

** See the Beamish website HERE.

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