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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 - Markets Past and Present to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Markets Past and Present

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    22 June 2017to22 June 2017

    Meet at Grey's Monument. Finish on The Close.

    Markets have always played an important and vibrant part in the lives of the people of Newcastle, making a valuable contribution to the economy of the area. Join us for this walk to discover where...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  3. Add City Tour - St. Thomas to St. Thomas to your Itinerary

    City Tour - St. Thomas to St. Thomas

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    25 June 2017to25 June 2017

    Meet at Newcastle end of Swing Bridge. Finish St. Thomas' Church, Haymarket.

    From the site of the Chapel of St. Thomas on the medieval bridge, to its early Victorian replacement at Barras Bridge, this walk visits several sites of religious...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  4. Add City Tour - Lovely Low Fell to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Lovely Low Fell

    Low Fell

    Dates

    From:
    28 June 2017to28 June 2017

    Meet and finish at the junction of Belle Vue Bank and Durham Road, Low Fell (opposite the New Cannon).

    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...

    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:
    1 July 2017to1 July 2017
    From:
    5 Aug 2017to5 Aug 2017
    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 - Lest We Forget to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Lest We Forget

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    2 July 2017to2 July 2017

    Meet at St. Thomas' Church, Haymarket. Finish at Grainger Market.

    This is a walk about Newcastle in times of conflict, not just in the Great War but throughout the centuries. Join us to remember the fallen, as well as some of those who survived.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add City Tour - Tynemouth Village to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Tynemouth Village

    Tynemouth

    Dates

    From:
    5 July 2017to5 July 2017

    Meet and finish at Queen Victoria's statue on the village green near Tynemouth Metro Station.

    Stroll down the centuries in this historic coastal village to hear the stories of seafarers and saints, inhabitants and invaders of old Tynemouth on...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  8. Add City Tour - Thomas Bewick - Scratching the Surface (New walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Thomas Bewick - Scratching the Surface (New walk)

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    9 July 2017to9 July 2017

    Meet at Cardinal Hume's Monument, St. Mary's Cathedral. Finish at St Nicholas Cathedral.

    This walk celebrates 250 years since Bewick, one of Tyneside's most famous sons, arrived in Newcastle to begin his apprenticeship with Ralph Beilby, and...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  9. Add City Tour - South Shields - Trains, Boats and Sanddancers to your Itinerary

    City Tour - South Shields - Trains, Boats and Sanddancers

    South Shields

    Dates

    From:
    12 July 2017to12 July 2017

    Meet and finish at South Shields Metro Station.

    Join our re-named walk around the centre of South Shields and the riverside. Sitting at the mouth of the Tyne, South Shields has a long history from Roman times to the modern day. Strong links to...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  10. Add City Tour - Centenary of the Shipley Art Gallery (New Walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Centenary of the Shipley Art Gallery (New Walk)

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    15 July 2017to15 July 2017

    Meet and finish at Shipley Art Gallery, Prince Consort Road (NE8 4JB).

    Take part in a new walk for 2017! To celebrate the Centenary of the Shipley Art Gallery, which was built during World War 1, this walk around the Shipcote area of Gateshead,...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type

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