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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 - North Shields Quayside  to your Itinerary

    City Tour - North Shields Quayside

    North Tyneside

    Dates

    From:
    28 Aug 2016to28 Aug 2016

    Heritage Walk - See where industry and fishing once thrived. Discover a hidden WW2 structure, the notorious 'Jungle' and a famous 'Wooden Dolly'.

    Price

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

    Grey's Monument Tours | 3 September

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    3 Sept 2016to3 Sept 2016

    Please note this event is now SOLD OUT.

    Price

    Price £2.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  4. Add City Tour - St. Thomas to St. Thomas to your Itinerary

    City Tour - St. Thomas to St. Thomas

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    4 Sept 2016to4 Sept 2016

    From the site of the medieval Bridge Chapel of St. Thomas, to its early Victorian replacement at Barras Bridge, this walk visits a number of sites of religious significance.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  5. Add Heritage Open Days - The Guildhall tour to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days - The Guildhall tour

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    8 Sept 2016to8 Sept 2016

    During HODs let Newcastle City Guides take you on an informative tour of this historic grade I listed building as part of the Lord Mayor’s 800th anniversary. See the Mayor’s Parlour, the original courtroom and the Merchant Venturers Hall.

    Price

    Free
  6. Add Heritage Open Days - Grey’s Monument *Fully booked* to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days - Grey’s Monument *Fully booked*

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    9 Sept 2016to9 Sept 2016

    *Fully Booked* A rare chance to climb the 164 steps to the top of the monument for outstanding views of the city. Not suitable for children under 5 years old.

    Price

    Free
  7. Add Heritage Open Days - The Guildhall tour to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days - The Guildhall tour

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    9 Sept 2016to9 Sept 2016

    During HODs let Newcastle City Guides take you on an informative tour of this historic grade I listed building as part of the Lord Mayor’s 800th anniversary. See the Mayor’s Parlour, the original courtroom and the Merchant Venturers Hall.

    Price

    Free
  8. Add Heritage Open Days at the Civic Centre to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days at the Civic Centre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    10 Sept 2016to10 Sept 2016

    During Heritage Open Days, there will be a guided tour around Newcastle Civic Centre as part of the Lord Mayor’s 800th anniversary. This grade II building is a true modern classic – a post-war building that never fails to impress its visitors.

  9. Add Heritage Open Days - Walk the Walls to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days - Walk the Walls

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    10 Sept 2016to10 Sept 2016

    Meet outside the Castle Keep, Castle Garth NE1 1RQ Walk the line of the 13th and 14th century Town Wall, where possible, with Newcastle City Guides, looking at some of the wall and towers which still exist. Walk lasts approximately three hours. Pleas

    Price

    Free
  10. Add City Tour - Ouseburn Valley to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Ouseburn Valley

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    18 Sept 2016to18 Sept 2016

    A kaleidoscope of old and new, with bridges towering above and a burn down below.  Today the old industrial buildings are reborn and include art studios, music venues and visitor attractions.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type

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