The Victoria Tunnel is a preserved 19th-century waggonway under Newcastle's streets, built by the Victorians to carry coal and re-used as an air raid shelter during World War 2. Following COVID-19 closures, the Tunnel will reopen to the public on Friday 24th July. Book your tickets now.
So many things to see and do in Ouseburn Valley
Ouseburn's rich heritage and lush green spaces make it an ideal destination for walks near Newcastle city centre. Click here for details of walks in Ouseburn as well as our programme of guided walks.
Your donations help us deliver projects which keep Ouseburn's heritage alive and sustain the Valley's vibrant future.
Ouseburn Valley has a captivating and complex history. The area has served many vital purposes for many years. From contributions to industry to cultivating local artistry, we aim to preserve everything our region has contributed.
Since the 1980s Ouseburn Valley has been through an exciting process of regeneration and it is continuing today. Check out the latest news, strategies and research papers collected here, and how to get involved in what's happening next.
With a diverse heritage, regeneration story and natural environment, Ouseburn makes an ideal learning setting for any level of study. Find a wide range of education and learning resources here.