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Newcastle History Tour

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Highlights

Immerse yourself in Newcastle’s rich past and handsome architecture on a two-hour walking tour of its historical highlights. Learn about the city’s Roman, Norman and mercantile history. Admire Grey’s Monument, Grey Street and the Castle Keep. Hear about the Victorian entrepreneurs who made Newcastle a powerhouse of the Industrial Revolution. And take in the revamped Quayside, where cutting-edge venues overlook the River Tyne.

Every step of the way, you’ll absorb the city’s vibrant atmosphere, rooted in the famously friendly natures of the ‘Geordie’ locals.

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What You'll Get

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

Our meeting point for the tour.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Grainger Town, Grainger Street Newcastle city centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF England

The historic Georgian city centre of Newcastle

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne England

Discover the story of Newcastle's Grainger town and one of the most beautiful streets in the British Isles.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Quayside, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne England

Discover where Newcastle began and the story of our bridges on this section of the tour.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: All Saints Presbyterian Church, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2ES England

After the quayside, we will show you this fantastic 18th-century building and the events that occurred within its walls.

Duration: 5 minutes

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

See the historic castle that gave the city its name and learn some of its fascinating stories.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Newcastle Cathedral, St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1PF England

St. Nicholas' is the Cathedral of the city and its striking lantern tower holds the attention of the skyline discover its story on this tour.

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age is 7 years
  • 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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Tour escort/host


Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Newcastle Castle


Duration
2 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


Voucher Info
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The Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.