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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 City Tour - Keep Your Feet Still Geordie Hinny (New walk) to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Keep Your Feet Still Geordie Hinny (New walk)

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    5 Aug 2018to5 Aug 2018

    Music hall was one of the most popular forms of affordable entertainment in the Victorian period.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  2. Add City Tour - Newcastle Civic Centre - BOOKING ESSENTIAL to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Newcastle Civic Centre - BOOKING ESSENTIAL

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    7 Aug 2018to7 Aug 2018

    A special visit on the Civic Centre's 50th Birthday takes you behind the sc enes.  Walk the corridors of our Civic Centre, with a rare opportunity to climb the Carillon tower to look across the city.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  3. Add City Tour - Gosforth and Garden Village to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Gosforth and Garden Village

    Gosforth

    Dates

    From:
    8 Aug 2018to8 Aug 2018

    This walk explores the development and enlargement of the suburb of Gosforth including its industry, pastimes, housing and education.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  4. Add *sold out* Grey's Monument Tours | 11 August 2018 to your Itinerary

    *sold out* Grey's Monument Tours | 11 August 2018

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    11 Aug 2018to11 Aug 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
  5. Add City Tour - Industry and Invention to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Industry and Invention

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    12 Aug 2018to12 Aug 2018

    This walk looks at the role Newcastle played as industry and innovation flourished in the 19th century.  Find out where Stephenson built locomotives, where Swan first demonstrated his electric light bulb and how Armstrong and Parsons established...

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per person per day
  6. Add City Tour - West Walls and Blackfriars to your Itinerary

    City Tour - West Walls and Blackfriars

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    15 Aug 2018to15 Aug 2018

    Medieval Newcastle had one of the strongest town walls in England.  See the West Wall with its towers and unique turrets before reaching Blackfriars, one of the country’s few remaining medieval friaries.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  7. Add City Tour - Railways and Riverside to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Railways and Riverside

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    19 Aug 2018to19 Aug 2018

    Discover how early railways, industries and bridges have now been joined by modern art and find out just what the Sage Gateshead’s car park was originally used for!

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  8. Add City Tour - Jesmond and St. George's to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Jesmond and St. George's

    Jesmond

    Dates

    From:
    26 Aug 2018to26 Aug 2018

    This tour explores North Jesmond and part of Jesmond Dene.  It visits the sites of some of the area’s magnificent mansions and grand houses, including those of shipbuilder Charles Mitchell and industrialist Sir William Armstrong.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type
  9. Add *sold out* Grey's Monument Tours | 1 September 2018 to your Itinerary

    *sold out* Grey's Monument Tours | 1 September 2018

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    1 Sept 2018to1 Sept 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
  10. Add City Tour - Homer, Simpson and Cullercoats Baywatch to your Itinerary

    City Tour - Homer, Simpson and Cullercoats Baywatch

    Cullercoats

    Dates

    From:
    2 Sept 2018to2 Sept 2018

    Learn something of the history of this fascinating coastal village including the important industries of the past, the people who lived and worked here and its landmark church.

    Price

    Price £3.00 to £5.00 Per Ticket Type

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