Situated on the River Tyne in northeast England, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne is a hub for arts, sciences and history. This Victorian city was born from the coal and steel industries and today boasts excellent art galleries, numerous delicious restaurants and cultural and historical attractions. Enjoy a walking tour of Newcastle and trace the city's history back to the Celtic Age. Venture below ground into the historic Victoria Tunnel that was built for coal wagons between 1839 and 1842 and then used as an air raid shelter during World War II. Your children (or your inner child) will love stepping into the hands-on museum Seven Stories that's a celebration of children's literature. There's something for everyone to enjoy in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.