Viking ship sails up the River Tyne

A replica Viking ship sailed into Newcastle on Sunday.

The boat, named Gaia, was rowed along the Tyne into the Newcastle Gateshead Quayside at around 2pm.

The ship has been rented by the Norwegian Youth With A Mission Group (YWAM), and stopped in the North East en route from France to Norway.

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Vikings 'invade' Newcastle

A replica Viking ship sailed the River Tyne on Sunday 29 July. The Gaia stopped at Newcastle for an Olympic Festival en route to Norway.