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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 City Tour - Heads and Tales (New walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Heads and Tales (New walk)

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    24 June 2018to24 June 2018

    Have you ever sat on the top deck of a bus and wondered who the carved heads staring back at you are? 

    Indicative Availability

    Book City Tour - Heads and Tales (New walk) Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  3. Add City Tour - Spital Tongues to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Spital Tongues

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    27 June 2018to27 June 2018

    Indicative Availability

    Book City Tour - Spital Tongues Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  4. Add City Tour - Shipcote and Shipley Art Gallery to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Shipcote and Shipley Art Gallery

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    30 June 2018to30 June 2018

    Take a pleasant stroll around the Shipcote area of Gateshead and hear some fascinating history about pastures, parks and the Civic centre that it nearly became.

    Indicative Availability

    Book City Tour - Shipcote and Shipley Art Gallery Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  5. Add City Tour - Rocket Man (New walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Rocket Man (New walk)

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    1 July 2018to1 July 2018

    Celebrate the life and work of Robert Stephenson, the only son of George Stephenson, the ‘Father of Railways’. 

    Indicative Availability

    Book City Tour - Rocket Man (New walk) Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  6. Add City Tour - Thomas Bewick - Scratching the Surface to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Thomas Bewick - Scratching the Surface

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    4 July 2018to4 July 2018

    This walk celebrates Thomas Bewick, one of Tyneside’s most famous sons.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add City Tour - Jesmond Old Cemetery to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Jesmond Old Cemetery

    Jesmond

    Dates

    From:
    5 July 2018to5 July 2018

    Explore this 19th century private cemetery, the resting place for many of Newcastle’s eminent citizens.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  8. Add *sold out* Grey's Monument Tours | 7 July 2018 to your Itinerary

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

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    7 July 2018to7 July 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
  9. Add City Tour - Mind Your Manors to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Mind Your Manors

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    8 July 2018to8 July 2018

    An interesting circular walk highlighting some gems of information about this little known part of Newcastle.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  10. Add City Tour - Classic Dobson to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Classic Dobson

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    11 July 2018to11 July 2018

    Celebrating the best known buildings by John Dobson, this walk looks at Dobson’s own house, takes in Old Eldon Square to the Old Cattle Market via Grainger Town, and includes his masterpiece, the Central Station. 

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type

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