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This tour informs in a light hearted and entertaining way about Newcastle's fascinating 2000 year history. Newcastle is often overlooked and misunderstood and booking a tour with us is the best way to discover for yourself what Newcastle has to offer.

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

Guests will hear about the medieval and religious history of Newcastle and about Newcastle's history in war as we look at the city walls.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Newcastle Central Station, 24 Westmorland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EG England

Guests will hear about the construction of the station, railway and also of St Mary's Cathedral

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Literary & Philosophical Society, 23 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1SE England

Guests will discover Newcastle's literary and cultural history

Duration: 5 minutes

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

Guests will hear about the construction of the medieval castle and the development of Newcastle as a fortress and place of military importance.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Tyne Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne England

Guests will learn about Newcastle's industrial history, about its bridges its ship building and about the reasons for its founding.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne England

Guests will hear about the great fire of Newcastle and its impact

Duration: 10 minutes

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

Guests will hear about Newcastle's development through the Georgian period and the industrial revolution, including particular individuals and inventions which shaped the modern world.

Duration: 40 minutes

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

The end point of our tour brings guests up to the present day by hearing about our more recent history

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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 15 travelers
  • Guide

  • Entry/Admission - Newcastle Castle

90 to 120 minutes

Return Details
Grey's Monument, 150 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF, UK

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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.