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Kittiwake Tour

Wed-Sun 1.30pm, Free Drop-in

Wednesday - Sunday at 1.30pm

Until 21 August

Free, Drop-in

Approximate duration: 20 minutes.

Find out about Baltic's popular residents (As seen in BBC's Springwatch 2022), recognised as being the furthest inland kittiwake colony in the world, in this free tour with Baltic Crew.

Discover interesting facts about these guests that have used the NewcastleGateshead Quayside as a breeding site since the 1960s and have truly become a well-established part of our local and natural heritage.

The tours are informal and Baltic Crew share great insight into our protected lodgers. Ask at the Hello Desk for further information on where to meet, or listen out for the announcements.


This tour is suitable for all ages and we’ll adapt content depending on our visitors. We’ll do our best to keep to time, but want to accommodate everyone. This tour is wheelchair accessible and pushchair friendly. If you have any accessibility queries, please email us at

Visiting Baltic

In continuously working towards BALTIC being an equitable, enjoyable and safe space we ask everyone to read and follow BALTIC’s Visitor Code of Conduct in advance of this tour.