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BBC Newcastle Tour

  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Indoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Tours and River Cruises

Attraction Information

Why do some newsreaders only wear one shoe? Why does the weather forecaster have an earpiece in their left ear, while presenters have theirs in their right? What’s the RATS alarm? Find out all this and more at the BBC Newcastle Tour!

Start your adventure and see what you discover at the hub of the BBC in the North East and Cumbria. Come see where many of the exciting shows you know and love are filmed, including the CBBC's hit shows 'The Dumping Ground' and 'Look North'! There is also a treat for Dumping Ground fans part of the set is here ready for you to dress with props.

Fancy having a go at creating a show yourself, then why not? Get set to explore the whole host of interactive elements in their specially designed studio inviting you to make your episode of Newsround and star in a radio programme, or if you prefer a behind the scenes role how about trying vision mixing or sound effects?

  • Suitable for all over the age of 6
  • See where CBBC hit shows are filmed
  • Have a go at creating your own show!

Opening hours

Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday 10:30 - 12:15 and 13:30 - 15:15

During school holidays and for group booking more dates and times may be available.


General Admission
Adults (18+) £11.00 
Kids: £8.00
Family of 4:  £29.00 
Concessions: £9.50
Students: £8.50

Travel & Contact Information


BBC Newcastle, Barrack Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE2 4NS, England

Phone number

0370 9011 227



Click here to visit BBC Newcastle Tour's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets and accessible toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

BBC Newcastle Tour has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

BBC Newcastle Tour has not told us about their dining options.

Yes, BBC Newcastle Tour is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

No, BBC Newcastle Tour have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Assistance/Guide Dogs only

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