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Half Day Tour of Newcastle

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Starting as a Roman fort and growing to become one of the major cities of the Industrial Revolution, Newcastle has a fantastic story to tell. You’ll hear all the best bits on this three-hour guided walk of Newcastle, while visiting many of the city’s most significant sites. We’ll take you inside the Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas and then Newcastle’s Castle – both parts of the historic core of the city.

Built in 1080 by one of the sons of William the Conqueror, Newcastle’s castle has defended against Scottish attacks, including a failed assault by William Wallace (of Braveheart fame). St. Nicholas Cathedral church is first mentioned in 1092 and developed as the primary parish in Newcastle.

This tour is a great way to immerse yourself in the history and sights of Newcastle, to discover how the city has changed the world.

Please contact us for details of solo traveler bookings.

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About This Deal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Grey's Monument, 26 Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6AE England

The starting point of our tour. Discover our city's history of fighting injustice and the history of Earl Grey's Tea.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St James' Park, 1 Barrack Road Strawberry Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SE England

The home of the 'Toon Army' Newcastle United football club.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: The Newcastle Town Wall, Orchard Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5EF England

See the ancient walls of Newcastle that protected the city from the Scots for centuries.

Stop At: Blackfriars Medieval Friary, Friars Street Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4XN England

Learn about the Blackfriars Friary in Newcastle and their care for the local people, as well as the craft and merchant guilds who purchased the site.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Grainger Market, Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5QQ England

This 19th century covered market is a thriving part of Newcastle and a hidden gem not to be missed.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Newcastle Castle, The Black Gate Castle Garth Castle Garth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1RQ England

We will enter and your guide will give a detailed tour of Newcastle's Castle.

Duration: 1 hour

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • We require a contact Mobile/cell phone for all customers to contact you on the day of your tour. This will ensure we can inform you of changes to meeting point or other information prior to your tour.
  • For customers joining us from cruises from the port of Tyne please use the Metro System and take the metro to the 'Monument' metro stop, this is where the tour begins.
  • Please contact us about any disabilities your group may have. We are able to customise tours for wheelchair and vision impairment
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Due to COVID-19 we ask all customers to maintain social distancing as per the United Kingdom Government guidelines
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • For all other COVID-19 information please visit our website:
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Newcastle Castle

  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - St James' Park
  • Entry/Admission - Blackfriars Medieval Friary

4 hours

Return Details
Castle Garth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1RQ, UK

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