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.

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