Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

LAST UPDATED 09 June 2020

We hope that all our friends, colleagues and clients past and present are staying safe and healthy following the rapid global developments with the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

In the last months our small team have worked tirelessly in assisting our booked guests to make new arrangements and ensure safe rescheduling travel plans for the future.

I would like to thank the vast majority of our guests who have shown both understanding and compassion as we have worked with you through extremely challenging and worrying times for everyone.

The UK is slowly coming out of lock-down; we are planning to be back to full office capacity by mid-July to return to service levels & operations. We thank you for your patience if we have taken (and may still do take) longer than usual to respond at this time.

We have now contacted all of our clients who were scheduled to travel throughout April to July 2020. We politely ask that anyone who is scheduled to travel beyond the end of July 2020 to remain patient until we are in a position to contact you with further information.

It is with great sadness that many of our clients are unable to take their trips in the near future as planned but I would like you to know that we are always here for you and look forward to welcoming you to Northern Britain as soon as this situation passes.

Alex Jacobs, MD Northern Secrets Ltd



…to one of the most diverse regions in Great Britain!

The northern reaches of England, Wales and Scotland offer a diverse range of landscapes, cityscapes, attractions, activities, accommodation and touring ideas. Northern Secrets is here to help you to experience the very best of these stunning places.

All our trips & tours are 100% tailor-made for you. We work with you to provide inspiration and create your bespoke itinerary, taking you on a journey that will make your visit a memorable experience.

A hand-crafted bespoke tour with Northern Secrets will not only help you make most of your holiday but turn a great trip into an unbelievable one, something special into something truly unforgettable.

Whether you are looking for a full tailor-made holiday or components such as bespoke transport management, ticketing services or professional tour (event) planning, Northern Secrets is here for one purpose only – to fulfill your needs at the highest quality.

Be as involved as you like in all the planning stages: Your destinations. Your itinerary. Your choice.


"Our group has had two superb holidays organised by Northern Secrets to North East England and North Wales. The accommodation and itineraries were excellent.  We were kept fully informed during the planning process and were accompanied by excellent and knowledgeable guides.  With regard to the future, we are looking to organise further holidays with Northern Secrets."
Wynn Morris, Bearsted Active Retirement Association

"Alex from Northern Secrets is phenomenal -- perfect blend of history and cultural information and humour. His passion for the region was clear, especially for Newcastle. I don't think I would have properly appreciated Newcastle or been as enthusiastic about it as I now am without Alex's commentary on the evolution of the city."
US-UK Fulbright Commission

"Thank you for all that you did for us in Newcastle during the past week.
You brought humour, knowledge, kindness and organisation, and you were a key part in the way that the group so greatly enjoyed the week.
I will happily recommend you and Northern Secrets to others, and do feel free to give my details if anyone is seeking a commendation for you. I will also share your details within the Diocese here, as and when other priests ask me about the pilgrimage.
All in all, though, it is very evident that it has been an excellent week, and I am sure I will be in touch again when the time comes to take another pilgrimage North."

Father Dominic, Basildon

Just a note to thank you most sincerely for all the organisation Northern Secrets delivered!  We all enjoyed our trip, the hotel you chose, the weather and of course your mine of information.  Our driver Mike was a star bringing us home on the scenic route. Overall thank you for a great tour of North East England!
Marj Atlay, U3A Maghull & Lydiate

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