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Guided City Walking Tour of Newcastle

Red Beard Tours

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The tour takes you around some of the more interesting sights of the beautiful city of Newcastle. On it you will hear about the history of the city from the Iron Age to present day, and also about some of the city's more interesting characters.

The tour is approximately 3.5km (2.2 miles), does include some steps, road crossing, and some uneven pavement.

Please come prepared according to the weather forecast for that day.

In the event of bad weather, please contact me through the message option here on TripAdvisor to see if the tour is still going ahead. Weather cancellations will be very rare.

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

Hear the history of Grainger Town and the man on the monument.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

More history of Grainger Town, and the market built to replace those demolished to build it.

Duration: 20 minutes

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

Learn about the history of the Blackfriars, and the mark they left on Newcastle.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Newcastle Town Wall, Orchard Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5EF England

Hear about the town wall and it's towers, the siege of Newcastle in 1644, and the Gallowgate leadworks.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: St. Mary's Cathedral, St. Marys Cathedral Clayton Street West, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5HH England

The first cathedral in Newcastle (but not the oldest). Hear the history of the cathedrals in the city, and how this one came to be built.

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

Hear about the history of the site from the Iron Age to the Roman fort, and the building, and rebuilding, of the castle.

Duration: 20 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • English-speaking tour guide

  • Entry/Admission - Grey's Monument
  • Entry/Admission - Newcastle Castle

120 to 150 minutes

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

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Red Beard Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

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. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.