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Heritage walks

Newcastle City Guides offer a programme of over 40 different heritage walks, covering central Newcastle and Gateshead, as well as Gosforth, Jesmond, Gateshead, North and South Tyneside. Heritage walks are usually held on Sunday afternoons and Wednesday evenings from April until October, but please check the brochure as days vary.

The City Tours 2018 brochure is now available to view on this website and you will also be able to collect printed versions of the brochure from local libraries, Newcastle Castle.

Season tickets for the 2018 tour season are also now available to purchase.

2018 tours are all listed in chronological order below and give information on dates, times, start and finish points. All walks are available on a 'just turn up' basis unless otherwise stated. Ticket prices for 2018 are £5 per adult, £3 per concession (over 60s) and free for accompanied under 16s.

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  1. Add City Tour - Last Orders to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Last Orders

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2018to27 May 2018

    Explore the history of Newcastle pubs from Haymarket to Quayside with characters and stories to whet your appetite if not your palate.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  2. Add City Tour - The Reformation in Newcastle (New walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - The Reformation in Newcastle (New walk)

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    30 May 2018to30 May 2018

    This walk looks at  many religious buildings and sites, including monasteries, parish churches and cathedrals and explores the political, economic, and religious implications of the Reformation on Newcastle.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  3. Add *sold out* Grey's Monument Tours | 2 June 2018 to your Itinerary

    *sold out* Grey's Monument Tours | 2 June 2018

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    2 June 2018to2 June 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
  4. Add City Tour - Lovely Low Fell to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Lovely Low Fell

    Low Fell

    Dates

    From:
    3 June 2018to3 June 2018

    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 prosperous Victorian suburb.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  5. Add City Tour - South Shields - Always Ready to your Itinerary

    City Tour - South Shields - Always Ready

    South Shields

    Dates

    From:
    6 June 2018to6 June 2018

    This walk focusses on the maritime heritage of South Shields and the town’s motto ‘Always Ready’.  It includes Arbeia Roman Fort and the Lawe Top area with spectacular views of the harbour and mouth of the Tyne.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  6. Add City Tour - Anyone for Real Tennis? (New walk) - BOOKING ESSENTIAL to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Anyone for Real Tennis? (New walk) - BOOKING ESSENTIAL

    Jesmond

    Dates

    From:
    7 June 2018to7 June 2018

    A tour of Sir Andrew Noble’s purpose built (1882) Real Tennis Court, including an exhibition display of the game by a professional, and an explanation of the rules.  Real or Royal Tennis was the sport of Kings and today’s lawn tennis is a relative...

    Indicative Availability

    Book City Tour - Anyone for Real Tennis? (New walk) - BOOKING ESSENTIAL Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add City Tour - Geordie Ridley - The Best of Times, the Worst of Times (New walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Geordie Ridley - The Best of Times, the Worst of Times (New walk)

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    9 June 2018to9 June 2018

    A walk remembering the life and times of Geordie Ridley, the places he knew and  the people he wrote songs about, from bobbies to muck men, from Chambers to Stephenson.

    Indicative Availability

    Book City Tour - Geordie Ridley - The Best of Times, the Worst of Times (New walk) Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  8. Add City Tour - Sunny Sunderland (New walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Sunny Sunderland (New walk)

    Sunderland

    Dates

    From:
    10 June 2018to10 June 2018

    An interesting walk through the 19th century Fawcett and Sunniside estate, one of Sunderland’s hidden gems.

    Indicative Availability

    Book City Tour - Sunny Sunderland (New walk) Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price £3.00 Per person per day to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  9. Add City Tour - Whitley Bay Wander to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Whitley Bay Wander

    North Tyneside

    Dates

    From:
    13 June 2018to13 June 2018

    See how the little village of Whitley grew into a major seaside resort. A stroll around Whitley Bay.

    Price

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

    City Tour - Saintly Gosforth

    Gosforth

    Dates

    From:
    17 June 2018to17 June 2018

    A gentle walk looking at the religious side of Gosforth, starting at St Nicholas’ Church, with an inside visit and tour of the churchyard and its graves. 

    Indicative Availability

    Book City Tour - Saintly Gosforth Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type

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