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Vera Half-Day Tour of Newcastle Locations

Join us for the ultimate Vera TV show experience on the Vera Half-Day Tour of Newcastle Locations. Explore the locations where the series was filmed on a four-hour coach tour, and experience some of Newcastle and Tyneside Coast’s biggest attractions.

One of ITV’s most popular dramas has attracted quite an audience since Vera Stanhope (Brenda Blethyn) first came to our screens. The Vera Half-Day Tour of Newcastle Locations lets fans follow in Vera’s footsteps as they visit some memorable scenes filmed in the Newcastle setting, which includes familiar crimes scenes featured across the series.

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Upon arrival in the centre of Newcastle Upon Tyne, you’ll board a coach which will take you to over ten filming locations for the Vera Half-Day Tour of Newcastle Locations. DCI Vera Stanhope’s Police Station was set and filmed in Newcastle, vastly changing the City’s reputation being known for its industrial environment. A raft of gruesome murders took place across some of Northumberland’s beachside areas, and parts of the tour include great views of these crime-scenes.

Vera fans will indulge in some of the most memorable scenes from the shows well-known episodes such as A certain Samaritan, Changing Tides, The Prodigal Son, Shadows in the Sky, Castles in the Air and Death of a Family Man. Spanning a total of nine seasons (with a tenth on the way), even the most dedicated fans won’t realise how many of the same locations were re-used for various scenes across the series.

Visit the filming location of the Shadows in the Sky episode where the victim plunges from the peak of a multi-storey car-park. Explore the area from Death of a Family Man where the body was recovered after it was discovered in the Tyne. You might also like to view where The Sea Glass scene was filmed showcasing the fishing trawler with a corpse waiting to be found.

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You will get several photo opportunities throughout the tour to leave the coach and get a closer look at where each scene was filmed. You will be dropped off in the Centre of Newcastle where the Vera Half-Day Tour of Newcastle Locations first began.

Ahead of your tour, you might like to order your Vera hat online to look the part too while you get to see the fantastic filming locations.

Vera Half-Day Tour of Newcastle Locations Highlights

See more than 10 memorable murder scenes and regular haunts from the show in and around Newcastle

Stop for a panoramic shot of Newcastle with its iconic seven bridges that are the backdrop to many of Vera’s episodes

Get behind the scenes information about how the show is made and learn about the history of the places you visit

Be led by a local expert

Please note

There is little walking involved in the tour. Guests will be able to get off the coach and the longest walk is approx 5 minutes.

Tour details

  • Meeting Point

    Newcastle Upon Tyne City Centre

  • Tour departs

    Select Saturdays at 13:00hrs
    2019: 29 Jun, 13 & 27 July, 17 & 24 Aug, 14 Sep
    2020: 25 Apr, 23 May, 27 Jun, 25 July, 22 Aug, 26 Sep & 24 Oct

  • Tour returns

    Newcastle Upon Tyne City Centre

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