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Guided tours of the fully preserved 19th century coal waggonway and WW2 air-raid shelter. Pre-booking is essential and tickets can be booked online through our website or by telephone during office hours. Tours every week on most days, check the...more
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Great 2hr tour with Pete this weekend. If I was going to be hyper critical I would say there was an imbalance in the information between the war and coal mine info. Such a bargain though! Would 100% recommend!
We visited here in the New Year, after reading all the reviews here on TripAdvisor.
It's easily within walking distance of the City Centre or Quayside.
The history of the tunnel is very intriguing, and was brought to life by two superb tour guides. We...More
My wife and I were looking through the 'what to do' pages when I came across this and it immediately got me interested. As I was so late booking we could only get the 1 hour tour last thing on Saturday. When we come up...More
Spent an extremely enjoyable Sunday on a tour of the Victoria Tunnel. The two guides were excellent - one covered the use of the tunnel during the Second World War, the other the building and use of the tunnel in the Victorian era. Before entering...More
Visited with 3 friends on Sunday 13th January. Very impressed with the set up, especially given that it's run by volunteers. Despite having lived in Newcastle for 7 years I knew almost nothing about the tunnel, but the tour guides were able to clue us...More
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I think it’s 1 and a quarter miles out and the same back. The floor of the tunnel is clean dry and level. There are wooden benches half way but if you could get hold of a hunting stick that opens into a seat, it would be... More
I think it’s 1 and a quarter miles out and the same back. The floor of the tunnel is clean dry and level. There are wooden benches half way but if you could get hold of a hunting stick that opens into a seat, it would be useful. The staff will escort you back out if it gets too much anyway.