Vera Half Day TV Locations Tour of Newcastle

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Vera Half Day TV Locations Tour of Newcastle

From US$ 48.74 per person

Follow in the footsteps of Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope as you explore the filming locations of the hit TV show, Vera. Take a 4-hour guided coach tour through shooting locations such as Newcastle, Gateshead, North Shields and Whitley Bay.

About this activity

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Duration 4 hours
Starting time 1:00 PM
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit more than 15 locations from Series 1 through to Series 9
  • Drive past the headquarters of the fictional Northumberland and City Police
  • See the largest timber structure in Europe
  • See the site of The Fish Quay formerly the biggest kipper producer in the UK and location of many scenes from Vera
Full description
Join this wonderful tour which takes fans of the show 'Vera' around the heartlands of where it is filmed in Newscastle Upon Tyne and Gateshead in Northumberland. The fully guided coach tour lasts approximately 4 hours and starts and finishes from central Newscastle. For the first part of the tour you will get to visit some of the Vera locations in Newcastle as well as Gateshead on the other side of the River Tyne. For the second and longer part of your tour you will be heading out towards the coast to explore some of the murder scenes and filming locations at Fish Quay in North Shields, Tynemouth and Whitley Bay before heading back into Newcastle. As part of the tour you'll have the opportunity to get out and see up close some of these locations to catch a good view. Sites you'll visit include Castle Keep, Industrial Film sites, The Staiths, The Sage Gateshead concert venue, the seven bridges of Newcastle, and you’ll have 30 minutes time to explore the Sage and surroundings. During the course of the tour you will get to see clips from the TV show to help you recognise the locations that you'll see on the day.
Includes
  • Coach Transport
  • Guide
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
COVID-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Central Station Bewick Street (Stand N), Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5EF. The bus stop is located half way along Bewick Street, 2 minutes walk from Newcastle Central Station where you will find your guide and coach waiting for you.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
Customer reviews

Overall rating

2.5 / 5

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The guide was friendly and informative, the driver was pleasant, the coach was excellent, however the actual tour was sadly underwhelming. I accept for some people travelling from further afield it might have acceptable to concentrate on the city centre with all the traffic problems that incorporates, but for locals hoping to get a view of unusual locations it was disappointing. Three breaks totalling an hour and twenty five minutes in a four hour tour seems excessive and limited the amount of locations that could be covered.

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July 1, 2019

August 17, 2019

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