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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 - Nostalgia in North Shields to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Nostalgia in North Shields

    North Tyneside

    Dates

    From:
    29 May 2016to29 May 2016

    From the origins of a small fishing port to the growth of a town, discover buildings and why coal caused conflict. Find out where a Hollywood legend spent his youth and how he is now remembered.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  3. Add City Tour - Greasepaint and Celluloid to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Greasepaint and Celluloid

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    1 June 2016to1 June 2016

    How did the people of Newcastle enjoy themselves? Take a look at some of the cinemas and theatres in the centre of town.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  4. Add Grey's Monument Tours | 4 June to your Itinerary

    Grey's Monument Tours | 4 June

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    4 June 2016to4 June 2016

    Please note this event is now SOLD OUT.

    Price

    Price £2.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  5. Add City Tour - Dunston - Staiths, Steamers and Teemers to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Dunston - Staiths, Steamers and Teemers

    Dunston

    Dates

    From:
    5 June 2016to5 June 2016

    Walk onto this restored scheduled monument, find out the history of the Staiths and discover the industry and history that was once seen on both banks of the Tyne. 

    Price

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

    City Tour - In Sickness and in Health

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    8 June 2016to8 June 2016

    Old Hospitals for the poor, the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Dr. Gibbs, 'Dirty Dick's' and Lucozade are just some of the medical topics you will hear about on this fascinating tour.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add The Mayors' Tales - Guildhall performance - 1.30pm to your Itinerary

    The Mayors' Tales - Guildhall performance - 1.30pm

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    12 June 2016to12 June 2016

    A staged presentation in period dress of the stories of mayors throughout Newcastle's history from 1216-2016. Tickets must be booked in advance.

    Price

    Price £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  8. Add The Mayors' Tales - Guildhall performance - 3.30pm to your Itinerary

    The Mayors' Tales - Guildhall performance - 3.30pm

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    12 June 2016to12 June 2016

    A staged presentation in period dress of the stories of mayors throughout Newcastle's history from 1216-2016. Tickets must be booked in advance.

    Price

    Price £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  9. Add City Tour - Black and White Friars  to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Black and White Friars

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    15 June 2016to15 June 2016

    On this walk hear about medieval Newcastle and Civil War Siege, 18th century polite society and more.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  10. Add City Tour - Whitley Bay Wander to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Whitley Bay Wander

    North Tyneside

    Dates

    From:
    19 June 2016to19 June 2016

    Heritage Walk - See how the little village of Whitley grew into the major seaside resort.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type

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