Heritage Walking Tour

Tue 17 & Thu 19 Sep, 12.45

Tue 17 & Thu 19 Sep, 12.45

FREE, Booking Essential

Take a journey with BALTIC Crew this Heritage Open Days 2019, as you walk from BALTIC 39 down to BALTIC Gateshead, learning about the local history along the way. This Heritage Walking Tour will start with an introduction to BALTIC 39’s Grade II listed building, exploring its history as Ward’s Printing Warehouse. You’ll discover facts about High Bridge and Grey Street, before heading down to the Quayside. Find out more about the seven bridges that cross the River Tyne, and delve into the regeneration of NewcastleGateshead’s Quayside. The tour will end at BALTIC Gateshead, and last approximately 45 minutes. BALTIC Crew are happy to answer questions throughout the tour, and there’ll be the opportunity to take photos along the way.

This tour is suitable for all ages, although please be aware this walk includes a steep downhill section. We’ll do our best to keep to time, but want to accommodate all speeds. If you have any accessibility issues, or anything you think we should be aware of, please email us at myexperience@balticmill.com

BALTIC reminds participants that this tour involves 45 minutes of walking, so sensible and appropriate footwear should be worn. Participants should take personal responsibility for their safety and welfare throughout the tour.

Please note that tickets for this event are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.