Experience the heart and soul of Newcastle by exploring the bustling Quayside and the recently revived Ouseburn district where the Ouseburn, a tributary of the Tyne enters the big river. Discover architectural and engineering marvels, like the Swing Bridge built by Lord Armstrong to enable large ships to reach his factory further upstream and the Millennium Footbridge or Blinking Eye – amidst other iconic landmarks.
From the magnificent Tyne Bridge above the Quayside, stroll to the vibrant cultural hub of Ouseburn, the whole neighborhood expertly blends the old and the new. This itinerary in England explores some of Newcastle’s rich history, lively cultural scene, and charming riverside panoramas, serving as a testament to the city’s relentless evolution and spirit.
NOTE: You will need to obtain your ticket to the Victoria Tunnel in advance.