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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 2017 BROCHURE

Download the City Tours 2017 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 *sold out* An Inquiry into The Battle of Newcastle 1909 | Guildhall performance to your Itinerary

    *sold out* An Inquiry into The Battle of Newcastle 1909 | Guildhall performance

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    4 Mar 2018to4 Mar 2018

    To celebrate International Women’s Day and 100 years since Women won the right to vote. Newcastle City Guides Present: An Inquiry into The Battle of Newcastle 1909

    Indicative Availability

    Book *sold out* An Inquiry into The Battle of Newcastle 1909 | Guildhall performance Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price £5.00 Per person per day
  2. Add *sold out* Grey's Monument Tours | 7 April 2018 to your Itinerary

    *sold out* Grey's Monument Tours | 7 April 2018

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    7 Apr 2018to7 Apr 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
  3. Add City Tour - Journey from Coal to Culture to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Journey from Coal to Culture

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    8 Apr 2018to8 Apr 2018

    A circular route around the Quayside from the Guildhall, covering both Gateshead and Newcastle and their contribution to the coal industry of the 19th and 20th centuries. This walk will also cover the decline of coal and the re-invention of...

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    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  4. Add City Tour - Markets Past and Present to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Markets Past and Present

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    11 Apr 2018to11 Apr 2018

    Join us to discover where everyone shopped for their basic provisions and visit the sites of the old and new markets of the town.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  5. Add City tour - John Wesley’s Newcastle (new walk) to your Itinerary

    City tour - John Wesley’s Newcastle (new walk)

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    15 Apr 2018to15 Apr 2018

    John Wesley visited Newcastle many times in the latter half of the 18th century.  This walk takes us through parts of the town he would have known, with reminders of buildings with which he was associated, some of which are still standing, others...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per person per day
  6. Add City Tour - Black and White Friars to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Black and White Friars

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    22 Apr 2018to22 Apr 2018

    Explore the intriguing mixture that is Newcastle including the medieval Castle, religious houses, 18th century fashionable houses and buildings for the town's élite, prestige commercial buildings and our fine 19th century railway station.

    Indicative Availability

    Book City Tour - Black and White Friars Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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