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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 Accessibility Guide online, or Download the Newcastle Association of City Guides Accessibility Guide PDF | 347 KB.

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 2018 BROCHURE

Download the City Tours 2018 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 City Tour - Deeds Not Words to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Deeds Not Words

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    25 Apr 2018to25 Apr 2018

    This walk celebrates 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, to win the vote.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  2. Add City Tour - Discovering Bensham to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Discovering Bensham

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    29 Apr 2018to29 Apr 2018

    Bensham was Gateshead's first suburb, but how did it begin and why? How has it changed? Roll back the years and discover something of Bensham's unique but often very hidden history.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  3. Add City Tour - Down Our Streets to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Down Our Streets

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    2 May 2018to2 May 2018

    This walk follows a well-trodden path as it winds around town. Learn about the history of these streets and why they have names such as Darn Crook or Newgate.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  4. Add City Tour - Tynemouth Pleasures and Punishment to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Tynemouth Pleasures and Punishment

    Tynemouth

    Dates

    From:
    3 May 2018to3 May 2018

    A circular walk via Northumberland Park providing an interesting insight into Victorian social history in Tynemouth.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  5. Add *sold out* Grey's Monument Tours | 5 May 2018 to your Itinerary

    *sold out* Grey's Monument Tours | 5 May 2018

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    5 May 2018to5 May 2018

    Climb the 164 steps to the top of Grey’s Monument on a tour with Newcastle City Guides. The Monument is named after the 2nd Earl Grey, Charles Grey, who hailed from the North East and was British Prime Minister in the 1830s

    Price

    Price £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  6. Add City Tour - South Shields – Sailors and Smugglers (New walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - South Shields – Sailors and Smugglers (New walk)

    South Shields

    Dates

    From:
    6 May 2018to6 May 2018

    Renowned for its rich maritime history, this walk takes us along the riverside to find relics of its industrial past.

    Indicative Availability

    Book City Tour - South Shields – Sailors and Smugglers (New walk) Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add City Tour - How the Other Half Lived to your Itinerary

    City Tour - How the Other Half Lived

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    9 May 2018to9 May 2018

    Come along to hear about where the poor of Newcastle lived and worked.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  8. Add City Tour - The Struggle for Civil Rights (New walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - The Struggle for Civil Rights (New walk)

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    13 May 2018to13 May 2018

    Tyneside, with its long tradition of radical politics, has welcomed many individuals and groups fighting for equal suffrage.  This walk looks at some of the men before 1900 who gave Newcastle its reputation as a centre of radicalism.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  9. Add City Tour - Nostalgia in North Shields to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Nostalgia in North Shields

    North Shields

    Dates

    From:
    16 May 2018to16 May 2018

    From the origins of a small fishing port to the growth of a town, this walk takes us around the top part of North Shields. Discover why coal caused conflict, where a Hollywood legend spent his youth and how he is now remembered.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  10. Add City Tour - Ouseburn Valley to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Ouseburn Valley

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    20 May 2018to20 May 2018

    Join us for a tour of this fascinating area.  We look at the history and redevelopment of the valley with bridges towering above and a burn down below.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type

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