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Newcastle City Guides Walking Tours

Newcastle City Guides Walking ToursWelcome to Newcastle City Guides website.

We are a group of enthusiastic, well-trained volunteers who, with NewcastleGateshead Initiative, share a passion for the history, heritage and culture of our great city.

The links below highlight our entertaining and fully researched historical walks around Newcastle, Gateshead and surrounding areas.

To keep up to date with our activity, sign up here for regular information.

For more information please contact us by email: info@ngi.org.uk

View the Newcastle Association of City Guides Access Statement online, or download the Newcastle Association of City Guides Access Statement as a PDF (Adobe reader required).

Click on each link to discover more about our range of walking tours for the coming season.

CITY HIGHLIGHTS DAILY WALKING TOURS

This walk is an ideal introduction to Newcastle, its history and culture.

NEWCASTLE CITY GUIDES - SEASON TICKETS

Season tickets offer access to over 40 different heritage walks throughout the year, as well as the City Highlights tours which run daily during the summer. The tickets cost £30 for adults and £25 for concessions. Season tickets make a fantastic gift for anyone interested in the history, heritage and culture of NewcastleGateshead.

NEWCASTLE CITY GUIDES: CITY TOURS 2017 BROCHURE

Download the City Tours 2017 brochure, or read online.

HERITAGE WALKS

These detailed walks provide fascinating facts and stories about historical events in Newcastle, Gateshead and surrounding areas

GREY’S MONUMENT

Climb the 164 steps of this monument in the centre of the city and let Newcastle City Guides show you the sights.

HERITAGE OPEN DAYS

As part of this annual event in September we will be leading additional walking tours.  

BECOMING A GUIDE

If you’ve ever thought “I’d like to do that”, then here’s some things you ought to know.

VICTORIA TUNNEL TOURS

Looking for something a bit different? Experience the sounds of a wartime air raid and, follow a guide underground to discover Victoria Tunnel's role as a colliery waggonway. Tours run regularly throughout the year. See the Victoria Tunnel website for tour times. 

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  1. Add City Tour - Gateshead Grand and Grim to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Gateshead Grand and Grim

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    3 May 2017to3 May 2017

    Meet at Gateshead Old Town Hall, West Street. Finish at Trinity Square.

    In this circular walk we look at the Town Centre, old and new. Gateshead was a Victorian boomtown and, by the time the Town Hall was built, had become a place of great...

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    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  2. Add Grey’s Monument Tour to your Itinerary

    Grey’s Monument Tour

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    6 May 2017to6 May 2017
    From:
    3 June 2017to3 June 2017
    From:
    1 July 2017to1 July 2017
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    5 Aug 2017to5 Aug 2017
    From:
    2 Sept 2017to2 Sept 2017

    Take a tour of Newcastle's iconic Grey's Monument this Spring. During 2017, Grey's Monument will be open for scheduled public tours on the first Saturday of each month.

    Price

    Price £2.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  3. Add City Tour - Classic Dobson to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Classic Dobson

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    7 May 2017to7 May 2017

    Meet at Laing Art Gallery. Finish in Times Square.

    Celebrating the best-known buildings of John Dobson, this walk looks at Dobson's own house, takes in Old Eldon Square to the Old Cattle Market, via Grainger Town, and includes his masterpiece,...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  4. Add City Tour - Gosforth and Garden Village to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Gosforth and Garden Village

    Gosforth

    Dates

    From:
    10 May 2017to10 May 2017

    Meet at South Gosforth Metro Station (West side, corner of Rectory Terrace). Finish Regent Centre Metro Station.

    This walk explores the development and enlargement of the suburb, its industry, pastimes, housing and education.

    A...

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    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  5. Add City Tour - The Reformation in Newcastle (New walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - The Reformation in Newcastle (New walk)

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    14 May 2017to14 May 2017

    Meet at Grey's Monument. Finish at The Guildhall.

    2017 is the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther triggering the European Reformation. This walk takes us from the Monument, through town and down to the Guildhall. It looks at the many religious...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  6. Add City Tour - Tynemouth Pleasures and Punishment to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Tynemouth Pleasures and Punishment

    Tynemouth

    Dates

    From:
    17 May 2017to17 May 2017

    Meet and finish at Tynemouth Metro Station, under the clock.

    A circular walk starting at Tynemouth Metro Station via Northumberland Park, before returning to the Metro Station. It provides an interesting insight into Victorian social history in...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add City Tour - South Shields - Always Ready (New walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - South Shields - Always Ready (New walk)

    South Shields

    Dates

    From:
    21 May 2017to21 May 2017

    Meet at Arbeia Roman Fort, Baring Street, (NE33 2BB). Finish at Ocean Road.

    This new walk for South Shields focusses on its maritime heritage and the Town's motto "Always Ready". It includes Arbeia Roman Fort and the Lawe Top area, with...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  8. Add City Tour - In Sickness and In Health to your Itinerary

    City Tour - In Sickness and In Health

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    24 May 2017to24 May 2017

    Meet at Castle Keep. Finish at the corner of St. Thomas Street and Percy Street.

    This walk looks at the medical history of Newcastle. Old hospitals for the poor, the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Doctor Gibb, "Dirty Dick's" and Lucozade are just...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  9. Add City Tour - Discovering Bensham to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Discovering Bensham

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    28 May 2017to28 May 2017

    Meet outside St. Cuthbert's Church, corner of Bensham Road and Derwentwater Road (NE8 2HB). Finish on Barrington Place, Bensham Road.

    Bensham was Gateshead's first suburb, but how did it begin and why? How has it changed? Roll back the years...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  10. Add City Tour - Nostalgia in North Shields to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Nostalgia in North Shields

    North Shields

    Dates

    From:
    31 May 2017to31 May 2017

    Meet and finish at North Shields Metro Station.

    From the origins of a small fishing port to the growth of a town, this walk takes us around the top part of North Shields. Discover buildings and stories, including why coal caused conflict, where...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type

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