Bessie Surtees House

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  • Address: Sandhill, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 3JF, United Kingdom
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-3703331181
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

The love story (or scandalous elopement) of Bessie Surtees and John Scott (a coal merchant’s son who was later Lord Chancellor of England) is legendary. This beautiful 17th century Tudor House near Newcastle’s Quayside is where that story started, when Bessie climbed out of her window to be with John. The house is a good place to learn the story, and also glimpse the lifestyle of the people those times. The furniture and the interior décor have been preserved as they used to be, and are quite lavish.

Bessie Surtees House Hours

  • Closed on Good Friday.
  • Closed on Easter Sunday.

How to Reach Bessie Surtees House

  • Buses Q1, Q3 stop Quayside Guildhall

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  • Bessie Surtees House Address: Sandhill, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 3JF, United Kingdom
  • Bessie Surtees House Contact Number: +44-3703331181
  • Bessie Surtees House Timing: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Bessie Surtees House(preferred time): 10:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Bessie Surtees House: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 21.88% of people who visit Newcastle Upon Tyne include Bessie Surtees House in their plan

  • 66.67% of people start their Bessie Surtees House visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Bessie Surtees House

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Bessie Surtees House

People normally club together St. Mary's Cathedral and Laing Art Gallery while planning their visit to Bessie Surtees House.

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