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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 - Nostalgia in North Shields to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Nostalgia in North Shields

    North Shields

    Dates

    From:
    31 May 2017to31 May 2017

    Meet and finish at North Shields Metro Station.

    From the origins of a small fishing port to the growth of a town, this walk takes us around the top part of North Shields. Discover buildings and stories, including why coal caused conflict, where...

    Price

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

    Grey’s Monument Tour

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    3 June 2017to3 June 2017
    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
  4. Add City Tour - Secret Gardens to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Secret Gardens

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    4 June 2017to4 June 2017

    Meet at Grey's Monument. Finish opposite Central Station.

    This route via Chinatown covers familiar territory but there are unusual things to see, including a banana warehouse and a secret garden.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  5. Add City Tour - Heaton Highlights to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Heaton Highlights

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    7 June 2017to7 June 2017

    Meet and finish outside St. Teresa's Church, Heaton Road (NE6 5HN).

    Enjoy a pleasant summer evening stroll through Heaton Park and the surrounding area. Recently revitalised, this is one of Newcastle's best Victorian parks, with a surprising...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  6. Add City Tour - Mind Your Manors (New walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Mind Your Manors (New walk)

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    11 June 2017to11 June 2017

    Meet and finish at Manors Metro Station.

    An interesting circular walk highlighting some gems of information about this little-known part of Newcastle. Starting at Manors Metro Station, we will explore long forgotten Gibson town, Shieldfield and...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add City Tour - How the Other Half Lived to your Itinerary

    City Tour - How the Other Half Lived

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    14 June 2017to14 June 2017

    Meet at Newcastle Guildhall. Finish at Carliol Square.

    Come along to hear about the poor of Newcastle, and where they lived and worked. Hear stories about alms houses, overcrowded slums, fever dens, beggars and soup kitchens. Steps make this...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  8. Add City Tour - Dunston - Staithes, Steamers and Teemers to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Dunston - Staithes, Steamers and Teemers

    Dunston

    Dates

    From:
    18 June 2017to18 June 2017

    Meet at the car park on Staithes Road (NE11 9DR), opposite Dunston Excelsior WMC. Finish on Dunston Staithes.

    A unique walk exploring the history of Dunston Staithes and the industry that would have been visible from them on both banks of the...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  9. Add City Tour - Last Orders to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Last Orders

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    21 June 2017to21 June 2017

    Meet at Haymarket Metro Station, Northumberland Street entrance (opposite South African War Memorial). Finish on the Quayside.

    Explore the history of Newcastle pubs from Haymarket to Quayside. Characters and stories to whet your appetite, if...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £4.00 Per Ticket Type
  10. 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

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