Victoria Tunnel

Newcastle upon Tyne

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Victoria Tunnel

The Victoria Tunnel runs under Newcastle down to the Tyne. It was originally built to transport coal and was converted to a shelter during World War II. Today you can visit this old tunnel and learn some interesting and revelatory facts about the town’s history.

Do & See

The Quayside is a spectacular area day and night with the iconic Gateshead Millennium Bridge, the world’s first and only tilting bridge, linking Newcastle and Gateshead for pedestrians and cyclists. Gateshead’s BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art is an art-lover’s dream, whilst Newcastle’s array of riverside bars, pubs, clubs and restaurants, paired with The Sage Gateshead’s diverse programme of musical events, ensure you will be well catered for through daylight to nightlife.