BBC Newcastle Tour | Day Out With The Kids

BBC Newcastle Tour

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England

  • Kids roleplaying the news at BBC Newcastle Tour
  • Kids handling display at BBC Newcastle Tour
  • Kids dressed as Victorian school kids at BBC Newcastle Tour

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Ages: 4+

Venue type: Indoor

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!


  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


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


Click here to visit BBC Newcastle Tour's website
0370 9011 227

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

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

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Pets allowed

Assistance/Guide Dogs only