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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.

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 2016 BROCHURE

Download the City Tours 2016 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.  

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 Daily Walking Tour - City Highlights to your Itinerary

    Daily Walking Tour - City Highlights

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    7 May 2016to29 Oct 2016

    Daily walking tour which offers a fascinating introduction to the history and culture of our wonderful city.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  2. Add City Tour - Secret Garden to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Secret Garden

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    29 June 2016to29 June 2016

    This route via Chinatown covers familiar territory but there are unusual things to see, including a banana warehouse and secret garden.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  3. Add Grey's Monument Tours | 2 July to your Itinerary

    Grey's Monument Tours | 2 July

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    2 July 2016to2 July 2016

    Please note this event is now SOLD OUT.

    Price

    Price £2.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  4. Add City Tour - Lest We Forget to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Lest We Forget

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    3 July 2016to3 July 2016

    This is a walk about Newcastle in time of conflict, not just in the Great War but throughout the centuries. Join us to remember the fallen as well as some of those who survived.

    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:
    6 July 2016to6 July 2016

    Celebrating the women who campaigned for the vote. Find out where Emily Wilding Davison was arrested in Newcastle and how Newcastle women met, marched, and behaved badly, in order to win the vote.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  6. Add City Tour - How the Other Half Lived to your Itinerary

    City Tour - How the Other Half Lived

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    10 July 2016to10 July 2016

    Come along to hear about the poor of Newcastle and where they lived and worked. Hear stories about almshouses, overcrowded slums, fever dens, beggars and soup kitchens.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add City Tour - Peacocks and Crows to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Peacocks and Crows

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    13 July 2016to13 July 2016

    Looking at the links between health and education, this walk follows the story of two great Newcastle Institutions.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  8. Add City Tour - Lovely Low Fell to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Lovely Low Fell

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    17 July 2016to17 July 2016

    Discover how a pitman, an enterprising publican and the development of a new road changed Low Fell from an area of desolate waste to a prosperous Victorian suburb.

    Price

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

    City Tour - Park Life

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    20 July 2016to20 July 2016

    St James' Park is the oldest football stadium in the North East and Leazes Park was Newcastle's first public park, both originally part of the Town Moor. Walk around the outside of St James' and inside Leazes Park.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  10. Add City Tour - Railways and Riverside to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Railways and Riverside

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    24 July 2016to24 July 2016

    Discover how early railways, industries and bridges have now been joined by modern art and find out just what the Sage Gateshead's car park was originally used for.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type

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