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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 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.  

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 In the Steps of Kathleen Brown: International Women's Day Walk  to your Itinerary

    In the Steps of Kathleen Brown: International Women's Day Walk

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    8 Mar 2017to8 Mar 2017

    In The Steps of Kathleen Brown - a free walk for International Women's Day.

    Join the City Guides for a walk looking at Kathleen Brown, a Newcastle Suffragette, where she celebrated, demonstrated and was imprisoned. Join us to commemorate her...

  2. Add Tipple in the Tunnel to your Itinerary

    Tipple in the Tunnel

    Ouseburn

    Dates

    From:
    24 Mar 2017to24 Mar 2017

    Join Hotel Du Vin and our Head Sommelier for a wine tasting session in the Victoria Tunnels. Begin the evening with a mini tunnel tour, learning about its history and hearing some great stories, before starting the wine tasting within the tunnel....

  3. Add Grey’s Monument Tour to your Itinerary

    Grey’s Monument Tour

    Newcastle upon Tyne

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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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    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
  4. 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

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    2 Apr 2017to2 Apr 2017
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    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?

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    Price £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  5. Add City Tour - Secret Gardens to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Secret Gardens

    North Shields

    Dates

    From:
    4 June 2017to4 June 2017

    Secret Gardens - Sunday 4th June - 2.30pm

    Meet at Grey's Monument. Finish opposite Central Station.
    This route via Chinatown covers familiar territory but there are unusual things to see, including a banana warehouse and a secret garden.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  6. Add City tour - Treading the Boards to your Itinerary

    City tour - Treading the Boards

    Newcastle upon Tyne

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    From:
    17 Sept 2017to17 Sept 2017

    From Newcastle's oldest theatre, discover other places where plays were performed, where actors hung out with rogues and vagabonds and follow the history of theatre back to the Guilds' Mystery Plays.

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    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add City Tour - Within the Walls to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Within the Walls

    Newcastle upon Tyne

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    From:
    24 Sept 2017to24 Sept 2017

    A perambulation around today's Newcastle to trace the town within the walls from the 1300s. We will trace the extent of walled Newcastle locating the churches, monasteries, markets, civic administration, walls, steps, streams and fairs.

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    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  8. Add City Tour - Summerhill Sunday to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Summerhill Sunday

    Newcastle upon Tyne

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    From:
    1 Oct 2017to1 Oct 2017

    An early 19th century development, Summerhill is a delightful but little-known backwater. Come and explore this hidden area, home to some of Newcastle's prominent Quaker families. Find out where Robert Stephenson lived and where the Victorian...

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    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  9. Add City Tour - Nightmare in Newcastle to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Nightmare in Newcastle

    Newcastle upon Tyne

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    From:
    8 Oct 2017to8 Oct 2017

    This walk explores real and literary mysteries in the centre of Newcastle, and looks at strange and terrible happenings, both real, and those imagined by published authors.

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    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  10. Add City Tour - Ghostly and Grisly Quayside Tales to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Ghostly and Grisly Quayside Tales

    Newcastle upon Tyne

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    11 Oct 2017to11 Oct 2017

    A circular walk around the Quayside, with ghost stories, witches, bodies fished out of the river, and murders on both sides of the Tyne.
    This walk includes some steep slopes and steps.

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    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type

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