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Christmas present from the Mrs

Great 2hr tour with Pete this weekend. If I was going to be hyper critical I would say there was an... read more

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Robin L
York, United Kingdom
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Great experience

We visited here in the New Year, after reading all the reviews here on TripAdvisor. It's easily... read more

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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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
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2PQ, England
+44 191 230 4210
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robin L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank A M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank paul d
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The guide was nice and story’s interesting. The tunnels were super stinky though :/ catches in your through! I really enjoyed the experience though. Well worth £7

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lucy24pony
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our guide gave an amazing experience and incredibly formative! The tunnels give you an idea of what it was like at WW2 and you get to appreciate what you have today! Thoroughly recommend this!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank adambW6559XQ
Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 661jan
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ConorMcCrory
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took our Grandchildren for Santa Xmas 1943 Tour. The guides were in character and costume giving a very informative and entertaining tour - an excellent visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Peter G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pete and Andrew were amazing tour guides. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and understand a lot more about the History of Newcastle.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and two friends took the tour on Friday 11th jan. all I can say is wow what a informative 2 hour hour tour The 2 guides were brilliant and very knowledgeable. Many thanks.

Date of experience: January 2019
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31 October 2018|
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Response from grahamb461 | Reviewed this property |
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
Adrian P
30 August 2018|
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Response from sueg197 | Reviewed this property |
No. I don’t think that is possible.
stephen m
9 August 2018|
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£7 adult