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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 - Swinging Sixties Newcastle to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Swinging Sixties Newcastle

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    23 May 2018to23 May 2018

    Meet under the Council Chamber, Civic Centre. Finish on Westgate Road.

    These boots are made for walking - are yours? This tour will recreate the social culture of the swinging 1960s. Join us on a magical mystery tour of yesteryear, when man...

    Indicative Availability

    Book City Tour - Swinging Sixties Newcastle Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

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

    City Tour - Last Orders

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2018to27 May 2018

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

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  3. Add City Tour - The Reformation in Newcastle (New walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - The Reformation in Newcastle (New walk)

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    30 May 2018to30 May 2018

    This walk looks at  many religious buildings and sites, including monasteries, parish churches and cathedrals and explores the political, economic, and religious implications of the Reformation on Newcastle.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  4. Add *sold out* Grey's Monument Tours | 2 June 2018 to your Itinerary

    *sold out* Grey's Monument Tours | 2 June 2018

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    2 June 2018to2 June 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
  5. Add City Tour - Lovely Low Fell to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Lovely Low Fell

    Low Fell

    Dates

    From:
    3 June 2018to3 June 2018

    Discover how a pitman, an enterprising publican and the development of a new road changed Low Fell from an area of desolate waste to a prosperous Victorian suburb.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  6. Add City Tour - South Shields - Always Ready to your Itinerary

    City Tour - South Shields - Always Ready

    South Shields

    Dates

    From:
    6 June 2018to6 June 2018

    This walk focusses on the maritime heritage of South Shields and the town’s motto ‘Always Ready’.  It includes Arbeia Roman Fort and the Lawe Top area with spectacular views of the harbour and mouth of the Tyne.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add City Tour - Anyone for Real Tennis? (New walk) - BOOKING ESSENTIAL to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Anyone for Real Tennis? (New walk) - BOOKING ESSENTIAL

    Jesmond

    Dates

    From:
    7 June 2018to7 June 2018

    A tour of Sir Andrew Noble’s purpose built (1882) Real Tennis Court, including an exhibition display of the game by a professional, and an explanation of the rules.  Real or Royal Tennis was the sport of Kings and today’s lawn tennis is a relative...

    Indicative Availability

    Book City Tour - Anyone for Real Tennis? (New walk) - BOOKING ESSENTIAL Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  8. Add City Tour - Geordie Ridley - The Best of Times, the Worst of Times (New walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Geordie Ridley - The Best of Times, the Worst of Times (New walk)

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    9 June 2018to9 June 2018

    A walk remembering the life and times of Geordie Ridley, the places he knew and  the people he wrote songs about, from bobbies to muck men, from Chambers to Stephenson.

    Indicative Availability

    Book City Tour - Geordie Ridley - The Best of Times, the Worst of Times (New walk) Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  9. Add City Tour - Sunny Sunderland (New walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Sunny Sunderland (New walk)

    Sunderland

    Dates

    From:
    10 June 2018to10 June 2018

    An interesting walk through the 19th century Fawcett and Sunniside estate, one of Sunderland’s hidden gems.

    Indicative Availability

    Book City Tour - Sunny Sunderland (New walk) Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price £3.00 Per person per day to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  10. Add City Tour - Whitley Bay Wander to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Whitley Bay Wander

    North Tyneside

    Dates

    From:
    13 June 2018to13 June 2018

    See how the little village of Whitley grew into a major seaside resort. A stroll around Whitley Bay.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type

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