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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 Daily Walking Tour - City Highlights to your Itinerary

    Daily Walking Tour - City Highlights

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    1 June 2018to30 Sept 2018

    Daily walking tour which offers a fascinating introduction to the history and culture of our wonderful city.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  2. Add Newcastle Guildhall Open Day with Newcastle City Guides to your Itinerary

    Newcastle Guildhall Open Day with Newcastle City Guides

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    26 Aug 2018to26 Aug 2018

    As Inspired By the Great Exhibition of the North, we are opening the historic areas of the Guildhall to visitors on four dates this summer  

  3. Add City Tour - Jesmond and St. George's to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Jesmond and St. George's

    Jesmond

    Dates

    From:
    26 Aug 2018to26 Aug 2018

    This tour explores North Jesmond and part of Jesmond Dene.  It visits the sites of some of the area’s magnificent mansions and grand houses, including those of shipbuilder Charles Mitchell and industrialist Sir William Armstrong.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  4. Add *sold out* Grey's Monument Tours | 1 September 2018 to your Itinerary

    *sold out* Grey's Monument Tours | 1 September 2018

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    1 Sept 2018to1 Sept 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 - Homer, Simpson and Cullercoats Baywatch to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Homer, Simpson and Cullercoats Baywatch

    Cullercoats

    Dates

    From:
    2 Sept 2018to2 Sept 2018

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

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  6. Add Heritage Open Days 2018 - City Highlights walking tour to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2018 - City Highlights walking tour

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    13 Sept 2018to16 Sept 2018

    This tour is free as part of Heritage Open Days. Find out everything you ever wanted to know and things you didn’t know you even wanted to know! A walking tour with the City Guides around the heart of our historic city.

    Price

    Free
  7. Add *Fully booked* Heritage Open Days 2018 - Grey’s Monument to your Itinerary

    *Fully booked* Heritage Open Days 2018 - Grey’s Monument

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    14 Sept 2018to14 Sept 2018

    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
  8. Add Heritage Open Days 2018 - Wonderful Women walking tour to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days 2018 - Wonderful Women walking tour

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    16 Sept 2018to16 Sept 2018

    Meet at Haymarket Metro, Northumberland Street Entrance, NE1 7PF. Finish at High Level Bridge.
    Let the City Guides lead you through the streets of Newcastle and tell you about women with pioneering spirit, women who were the ‘power behind the...

    Price

    Free
  9. Add City Tour - Summerhill Sunday to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Summerhill Sunday

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    23 Sept 2018to23 Sept 2018

    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.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  10. Add City Tour - Some Amazing Lives in Preston Cemetery (New walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Some Amazing Lives in Preston Cemetery (New walk)

    North Shields

    Dates

    From:
    30 Sept 2018to30 Sept 2018

    This walk remembers the lives of several local people including a Dame of the British Empire, a brave young man who won the George Medal and a pioneering journalist who went down with the Titanic.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type

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