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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 Newcastle City Guides' City Tours 2019 brochure is now available and is available to view on this website and you will also be able to collect printed versions of the brochure from local libraries and Newcastle Castle.

Season tickets for the 2019 tour season are also now available to purchase.

2019 tours are listed in chronological order below with information on dates, times and start / finish points. All walks are available on a 'just turn up' basis unless otherwise stated.

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  1. Add City Tour - John Wesley’s Newcastle to your Itinerary

    City Tour - John Wesley’s Newcastle

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    22 May 2019to22 May 2019

    John Wesley visited Newcastle many times in the latter half of the 18th century.  This walk takes us through parts of the town he would have known, with reminders of buildings with which he was associated, some of which are still standing, others...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per person per day
  2. Add City Tour - West Jesmond and St Andrew’s Cemetery (NEW WALK) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - West Jesmond and St Andrew’s Cemetery (NEW WALK)

    Jesmond

    Dates

    From:
    26 May 2019to26 May 2019

    A new walk that combines the development of West Jesmond with an exploration of St Andrew's Cemetery taking in the lives of some of the interesting people to have been buried here and a surprise hidden orchard.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  3. Add City Tour - The Journey from Coal to Culture to your Itinerary

    City Tour - The Journey from Coal to Culture

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    29 May 2019to29 May 2019

    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. This walk will also cover the decline of coal and the re-invention of...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  4. Add Daily Walking Tour - City Highlights to your Itinerary

    Daily Walking Tour - City Highlights

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    1 June 2019to30 Sept 2019

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

    Price

    Price £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  5. Add SOLD OUT Grey's Monument Tours | Saturday 1 June 2019 to your Itinerary

    SOLD OUT Grey's Monument Tours | Saturday 1 June 2019

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    1 June 2019to1 June 2019

    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
  6. Add City Tour - The Tyne Pilots of South Shields (New Walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - The Tyne Pilots of South Shields (New Walk)

    South Shields

    Dates

    From:
    2 June 2019to2 June 2019

    Pilots guide ships safely into the harbour. Walk where the pilots lived and worked. Their proud maritime heritage is still in evidence today. Look at some of the buildings that were important in their work and social lives.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add City Tour - Dunston - Staithes, Steamers and Teemers to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Dunston - Staithes, Steamers and Teemers

    Dunston

    Dates

    From:
    5 June 2019to5 June 2019

    A unique walk exploring the history of Dunston Staithes and the industry that would have been visible from them on both banks of the Tyne. The walk will take us onto the actual Staithes, one of Europe’s largest timber structure.

    Price

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

    City Tour - Geordie Ridley - The Best of Times, the Worst of Times

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    9 June 2019to9 June 2019

    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 Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  9. Add City Tour - Backworth Past and Present (New Walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Backworth Past and Present (New Walk)

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    16 June 2019to16 June 2019

    From a rural landscape to an industrial mining vista and community, now virtually disappeared, discover the history of Backworth with a visit to a Grade 1 listed building with its diverse history from the Greys to a miner’s welfare establishment.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  10. Add City Tour - Stories Behind the Stones to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Stories Behind the Stones

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    23 June 2019to23 June 2019

    Explore Gateshead’s first Victorian Civic Cemetery and discover the earlier St Edmund’s burial ground.  

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type

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