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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 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 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 Daily Walking Tour - City Highlights to your Itinerary

    Daily Walking Tour - City Highlights

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    6 May 2017to28 Oct 2017

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

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  2. Add City Tour - Dickensian Newcastle to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Dickensian Newcastle

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    23 Aug 2017to23 Aug 2017

    Meet at the Royal Station Hotel. Finish at Alderman Fenwick's House, Pilgrim Street.

    What did Charles Dickens think of Newcastle? Find out on this literary tour and explore where his theatre group performed, where he carried out his celebrated...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  3. Add City Tour - Peacocks and Crows to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Peacocks and Crows

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    24 Aug 2017to24 Aug 2017

    Meet and finish at Haymarket Metro Station, Northumberland Street entrance (opposite South African War Memorial).

    Looking at the links between health and education, this walk follows the story of two great Newcastle institutions. We will find...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  4. Add City Tour - Grainger Town to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Grainger Town

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    27 Aug 2017to27 Aug 2017

    Meet and finish at Grey's Monument.

    A walk that encompasses all that is beautiful in Newcastle's classical architecture, from the curved lines of Grey Street and the majestic Theatre Royal, to the imposing Grainger Market. Hear about Richard...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  5. Add Grey’s Monument Tour to your Itinerary

    Grey’s Monument Tour

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    2 Sept 2017to2 Sept 2017

    Take a tour of Newcastle's iconic Grey's Monument this Spring. During 2017, Grey's Monument will be open for scheduled public tours on the first Saturday of each month.

    Price

    Price £2.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  6. Add City Tour - Journey from Coal to Culture (New walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Journey from Coal to Culture (New walk)

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    3 Sept 2017to3 Sept 2017

    Meet at the Guildhall. Finish at The Sage.

    Join us for a new walk! 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. The...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add Heritage Open Days - Walking tour - City Highlights Walk to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days - Walking tour - City Highlights Walk

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    7 Sept 2017to9 Sept 2017

    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
  8. Add *Fully Booked* Heritage Open Days - Grey’s Monument  to your Itinerary

    *Fully Booked* Heritage Open Days - Grey’s Monument

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    8 Sept 2017to8 Sept 2017

    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
  9. Add Heritage Open Days - All Saints’ Church to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days - All Saints’ Church

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    8 Sept 2017to9 Sept 2017

    Join the City Guides in a unique chance to visit this 18th century grade I listed building. It is an elliptical church designed by famous local architect David Stephenson. It is the third tallest religious building in Newcastle and the seventh...

    Price

    Free
  10. Add Heritage Open Days - The Guildhall tour to your Itinerary

    Heritage Open Days - The Guildhall tour

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    8 Sept 2017to9 Sept 2017

    During HODs let Newcastle City Guides take you on an informative tour of this historic grade I listed building ). See the Mayor’s Parlour, the original courtroom and the Merchant Venturers Hall.

    Price

    Free

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