Ouseburn Valley Heritage Walks and talks Summer Walks in the Ouseburn Valley 2017 Sorry you have missed this year's programme - your can see what you missed here Summer Walks in the Ouseburn Valley 2017 We'll be planning a new programme for 2018 to offer more opportunities to explore the history, environment and future developments of the Ouseburn Valley with local experts and enthusiasts: Most of the walks begin at 7pm on a Tuesday The meeting point varies, if at the Ouseburn Trust it is at 53/55 Lime Street (opposite Seven Stories) They cost £4 per person (free to Ouseburn Trust members) Places on walks are limited so please book your place in good time. If you enjoy heritage guided walks take a look at the wonderful programme offered by our friends the Newcastle City Guides Meanwhile you can take your own A stroll around the Ouseburn with our self-guided leaflet Or follow the overland route of the Victoria Tunnel with walks geared to its original use to transport coal, and its re-use as a World War Two air raid shelter: Overground Walk 1 - Carrying Coals Overground_Walk 2 Sirens and Shrapnel For families there are some walks particularly suitable for children: Use the Jenny's Journey materials to explore the Ouseburn Valley inspired by Jenny, a real girl who lived in the valley in 1914. Ouseburn Explorers - messing around on the river Ouseburn Explorers - what was here before We can also arrange guided walks for groups on specific themes - these are £50 for a 60-90 minute tour for up to 20 people Ouseburn’s Regeneration story – Dale Bolland shows how Ouseburn has changed from 1980s to the development of mixed-use, slow-burn bottom-up regeneration of the valley over the past 30 years - and where it might go next. Heritage-themed Regeneration in Ouseburn Mike Greatbatch explains how the promotion and enhancement of the Ouseburn heritage and community history helped to change perceptions of the area and establish Ouseburn as a visitor destination and heritage hot spot. Ouseburn Heritage - Mike Greatbatch leads a tour illustrating Ouseburn's industrial story and the lives of the people who worked and lived in the Valley from the 17th to the 20th centuries, this can include specific interests by arrangement.