Newcastle (Tyne)

England

Cruises to Tyne

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.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Your ship will dock at this port.
  • Time Zone
    BST (British Summer Time) UTC +1
  • Language
    British English
  • Currency & Shopping
    British Pound (GBP)
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organized Shore Excursions.
    • Famous For
      The modern Gateshead Millennium Bridge due to its unique tilting design.
    • Fun Fact #1
      The locals are often called “Geordies.”
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Enjoy a "Newkie Brown,” the local way to order Newcastle Brown Ale which originated in this city.

Tyne TOP EXCURSIONS

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We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Beamish Open Air Museum

Step back in time at the Beamish Open Air Museum, where dozens of original buildings from different time periods have be...

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Newcastle Highlights

View Newcastle’s considerable architectural highlights on a driving tour through the most historical sections of town, w...

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Newcastle On Your Own

Wander about at your own pace through the sections of Newcastle you find most appealing, starting in the historical city...

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Alnwick Castle – A Harry Potter Connection

Tour Alnwick Castle, the home of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, a 12th-century fortress so iconic that it has b...

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