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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 Grey’s Monument Tour to your Itinerary

    Grey’s Monument Tour

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

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    1 Apr 2017to1 Apr 2017
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    6 May 2017to6 May 2017
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    3 June 2017to3 June 2017
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    1 July 2017to1 July 2017
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    5 Aug 2017to5 Aug 2017
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    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
  2. Add Crime of Passion – The Trial of Marion Morrell – Guildhall Event to your Itinerary

    Crime of Passion – The Trial of Marion Morrell – Guildhall Event

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    2 Apr 2017to2 Apr 2017

    Tragic love affairs are not a modern phenomenon. In 1899 a Crime of Passion shocked the inhabitants of Newcastle – was the prisoner guilty or not guilty. Would the beautiful, refined accused be sent to the gallows?

    Price

    Price £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  3. Add City Tour - Jesmond Old Cemetery to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Jesmond Old Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    9 Apr 2017to9 Apr 2017

    Meet at Cemetery Gates on the south side of Jesmond Road.

    Explore this 19th century private cemetery – the resting place for many of Newcastle's eminent citizens.

    Please wear suitable footwear as some areas of the cemetery are overgrown...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  4. Add City Tour - Down Our Streets (New walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Down Our Streets (New walk)

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    23 Apr 2017to23 Apr 2017

    Meet at Haymarket Metro Station, Northumberland Street entrance (opposite South African War Memorial). Finish at Grey's Monument.

    This new walk follows a well-trodden path as it winds around town. Learn about the history of these streets and...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  5. Add City Tour - Deeds Not Words to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Deeds Not Words

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    26 Apr 2017to26 Apr 2017

    Meet at Haymarket Metro Station, Northumberland Street entrance (opposite South African War Memorial). Finish at Central Station.

    This walk celebrates the women who campaigned for the vote. Find out where Emily Wilding Davison was arrested in...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  6. Add City Tour - Central Station and The Boiler House (New Walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Central Station and The Boiler House (New Walk)

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    30 Apr 2017to30 Apr 2017

    Meet at the Basil Hume Statue by St Mary's Cathedral. Finish at The Boiler House, Stephenson Quarter.

    This revised Central Station walk takes a circular route in and around the magnificent Grade I station and access to the world's first...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. 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...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  8. 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
  9. 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...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  10. 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

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