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Vera Full-Day Tour of Northumberland Locations

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

Indulge in our in-depth eight-hour tour by coach, taking you to some of the most memorable locations from the TV series inspired by Ann Cleeves’ crime-writing. You’ll visit crime-scenes filmed across Newcastle, Northumberland, and the Tyneside Coast. Embrace a world of crime and mystery as you explore fifteen of the filming locations of the TV series featured in Newcastle, Northumberland, Hadrian’s Wall in addition to Derwent Reservoir.

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You will begin the Vera Full-Day Tour of Northumberland Locations as you arrive in the Centre of Newcastle, where you’ll embark by coach to visit a wealth of memorable filming locations for Vera across the North East of England. 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.

The Vera full-day tour boasts a total of fifteen filming locations. During the full-day tour, we venture further into the crime setting by visiting the backcountry, which includes locations featured through series one to eight such as Dark Road, The Deer Hunters, Blood and Bone, and Darkwater.

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.

There are a wealth of photo opportunities are available throughout the Vera Full-Day Tour of Northumberland Locations, and you will have the option of leaving the coach to get a much closer look at some of the gruesome scenes from the series.

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Once the Vera Full-Day Tour of Northumberland Locations draws to a close you will arrive back in the Centre of Newcastle Upon Tyne where the tour first began.

Vera Full-Day Tour of Northumberland Locations highlights

See more than 15 memorable murder locations 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

See some of the fantastic coastal film locations as well as scenic and remote locations in the counties of Northumberland and Co. Durham

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 10:00hrs
    2019: 10 August
    2020: 20 June & 8 August

  • Tour returns

    Newcastle Upon Tyne City Centre

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