Go North East has confirmed that the Santa Bus will be touring the North East again this year!
Go North East said on their Facebook page on Wednesday 7th December “Good Morning, Please like and follow our official Go North East page for updates on this year’s Santa bus. You can also track Santa again on our app which is available on your app store”.
Here are the dates and routes the Santa Bus will take this year:
Monday 19th December
South Tyneside & Gateshead – East Boldon, West Boldon, Boldon Colliery, Whiteleas Estate, Harton Nook, Marsden, Horsley Hill Square, Westoe, Simonside, South Leam Estate, Hedworth, Fellgate Estate, Jarrow, Hebburn, Monkton Lane Estate, Heworth, Felling, Low Fell, Birtley and Barley Mow.
Tuesday 20th December
Washington and Sunderland – Concord, Donwell, Blackfell, Oxclose, Lambton, Ayton, Rickleton, Harraton, Fatfield, Washington Galleries, Barmston, Hylton Castle, Town End Farm, Downhill, Witherwack, Pallion, Silksworth, Ryhope and Grangetown.
Wednesday 21st December
North Tyneside and Newcastle – Howdon, Percy Main, North Shields, Tynemouth, Marden Estate, Cullercoats, Whitley Bay, Monkseaton, New York, Hadrian Park, Battle Hill, Hadrian Lodge, Wallsend, Walkergate, Byker and Newcastle City Centre.
Thursday 22nd December
County Durham – Sunderland City Centre, Penshaw, Shiney Row, Bournmoor, Great Lumley, Chester-le-Street, Pelton, Ouston, Urpeth Grange, Newfield, Grange Villa, Stanley, Annfield Plain, Leadgate, Blackhill, Bridgehill, Consett, Moorside, Delves, Lanchester, Witton Gilbert, Durham City Centre and Gilesgate.
Friday 23rd December
Gateshead – Wardley, Leam Lane Estate, Springwell Estate, Springwell Village, Wrekenton, Easedale Gardens, Windy Nook, Felling, Gateshead, Bensham, Dunston, Whickham, Swalwell, Winlaton, Blaydon, Ryton and Crawcrook.
>For more info on the Santa Bus see here