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There are two lengths of tours offered – click on the option you want to jump straight to the booking calendar.

1¼-hour tours – a fascinating introduction to the Victoria Tunnel | £10 adults | £5 children (not suitable for under 7s)

2-hour tours – go further into the Victoria Tunnel, hear more stories with more time to ask questions | £12 adults | £5 children (not suitable for under 7s)

The Victoria Tunnel runs beneath the city of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne from the Town Moor down to the River Tyne and is now one of the must-see visitor attractions and heritage guided tours for visitors to NewcastleGateshead and locals alike. The entrance to the historic tunnel can now be found in Ouseburn, beside Hotel Du Vin. Victoria Tunnel was built in 1842 to transport coal from Leazes Main Colliery to riverside staithes (jetties) ready for loading onto ships. In 1939, it was converted into an air-raid shelter to protect hundreds of Newcastle citizens during World War II.

Join the expert volunteers at Victoria Tunnel and don a helmet before setting off on a fascinating, underground guided tour. Experience the sounds of a wartime air raid and follow your knowledgeable guides underground to discover the Tunnel's role as a colliery wagonway. Listen out for the oncoming coal wagons!

The Tunnel is open all year round to the public for guided tours which include fantastic sound and visual effects, running regularly throughout the year. In addition we have special events, including “Tipple in the Tunnel” (£27 per person) wine-tasting in co-operation with Hotel du Vin and “Sounds of the Underground” (various prices) music performed by local and international artists.

Book tours via www.ouseburntrust.org.uk/vt or call 0191 2304210 during office hours Monday to Fridays.

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Opening Hours

1¼-hour tours
Mondays at 10.30 and 12.15
Wednesdays at 10.30 and 12.15
Fridays at 10.30 and 12.15
Saturdays at 3.30 pm
Sundays at 10.00 and 11.45

2-hour tours
Mondays at 1.30 pm
Wednesdays at 1.30 pm
Thursdays at 6.30 pm
Fridays at 1.30 pm
Saturdays at 10.00 and 1 pm
Sundays at 1pm

Telephone: 0191 230 4210

vt@ouseburntrust.org.uk

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