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Attractions in Newcastle

Whether you like to take a guided tour or prefer to explore in your own time, you’ll find the perfect day out in Newcastle. Feed animals, explore the underground, watch some newsreels, bowl a strike or wander the riverside, there’s no shortage of choice in this city. Here’s our guide to Newcastle’s top attractions.

Victoria Tunnel

Built in 1842 to transport coal, the Victoria Tunnel runs beneath the city from the Town Moor to the Tyne. Take a tour of the underground to discover how this wagonway worked and find out how the tunnel was used as an air-raid shelter during the war.

Looking for a hotel in Newcastle?

We have a huge range of hotels in the North East for the business and leisure traveller. If you're on business, check into our airport hotels. We also have a range of hotels ideally located for a weekend break away. There are hotels near Newcastle University plus a collection of budget hotels for the price conscious  Whichever part of Newcastle you’re planning to visit, you’ll find comfortable Premier Inn hotels nearby.