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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 City Tour - Sting in the Trail to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Sting in the Trail

    Wallsend

    Dates

    From:
    1 May 2016to1 May 2017

    A walk around the centre of Wallsend where Gordon Sumner (Sting) was born and where he spent his early life.

    Price

    Free
  2. Add City Tour - Grainger Town to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Grainger Town

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    4 May 2016to4 May 2016

    A walk that encompasses all that is beautiful in classical architecture, from the curved lines of Grey Street with the majestic Theatre Royal to the imposing Central Station

    Price

    Free
  3. 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

    Free
  4. Add City Tour - Homer, Simpson and Cullercoats Baywatch to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Homer, Simpson and Cullercoats Baywatch

    Cullercoats

    Dates

    From:
    8 May 2016to8 May 2016

    Learn something of the history of this fascinating coastal village, the important industries of the past, the people who lived and worked here and its landmark church.

    Price

    Free
  5. Add City Tour - Burt and Erick to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Burt and Erick

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    11 May 2016to11 May 2016

    An unexpectedly interesting tour which looks at part of the City not often seen, behind the shops and office blocks of Northumberland street and beyond.

    Price

    Free
  6. Add City Tour - Merchants and Mansions to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Merchants and Mansions

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    12 May 2016to12 May 2016

    Visit the remaining buildings where prosperous merchants conducted their businesses and family lives. Detailed inside visits to Alderman Fenwick's house and Bessie Surtees' house.

    Price

    Free
  7. Add City Tour - Last Orders to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Last Orders

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    15 May 2016to15 May 2016

    Explore the history of Newcastle pubs from Haymarket to Quayside, with characters and stories to whet your appetite, if not your palate. 

    Price

    Free
  8. Add City Tour - Tynemouth Pleasures and Punishment to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Tynemouth Pleasures and Punishment

    Tynemouth

    Dates

    From:
    18 May 2016to18 May 2016

    An interesting insight into Victorian social history, looking at how people enjoyed their new recreational time and what punishment they could expect if they misbehaved.

    Price

    Free
  9. Add Grey's Monument Tours | 21 May to your Itinerary

    Grey's Monument Tours | 21 May

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    21 May 2016to21 May 2016

    Please note this event is now SOLD OUT.

    Price

    Price £2.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  10. Add City Tour - Gosforth and Garden Village to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Gosforth and Garden Village

    Gosforth

    Dates

    From:
    22 May 2016to22 May 2016

    This new walk looks at the development and enlargement of the suburb of Gosforth, its industry, pastimes, housing and education.

    Price

    Free

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