Guided tour

Newcastle: Historical Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: Iles Tours
Guided tour

Newcastle: Historical Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: Iles Tours

From US$ 34.69 per person

Immerse yourself in Newcastle’s rich past and architecture on a 2-hour walking tour around its historical highlights.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Trace the story of Newcastle from its Roman roots to the present day
  • Get a perfect introduction to this historic city
  • Admire Grey’s Monument, Grey Street, and the Castle Keep
Full description
Discover the historical highlights of Newcastle on a walking tour. As you stroll, learn about the city’s Roman, Norman and mercantile history. Admire Grey’s Monument, Grey Street, the Castle Keep, and more. Hear about the Victorian entrepreneurs who made Newcastle an Industrial Revolution powerhouse, and discover churches, hidden stairways, and a medieval monastery. Take in the revamped Quayside, where cutting-edge venues overlook the River Tyne, and absorb the city’s vibrant atmosphere, rooted in the famously friendly natures of the "Geordie" locals.
  • 2-hour guided tour of Newcastle upon Tyne

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    Meeting point

    Your guide will send you a text message shortly before the tour starts. They will be standing at the top of Grey Street near the Grey Street Opticians. We look forward to meeting you shortly. Best wishes, Alex

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Weather-appropriate clothing

    Know before you go

    • Tours can be customised for wheelchair users and those with vision impairment
    • When booking, be sure to enter a mobile phone number and/or email that you will have access to on the day of the tour
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    Overall rating

    5 /5

    based on 9 reviews

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    Alex provided a very enjoyable and informative tour! Highly recommend!

    February 27, 2023

    I was blown away by the knowledge Alex has about Newcastle. He was engaging, passionate and the two hours flew by. Could not recommend this tour more!

    February 6, 2023

    August 31, 2022

    Product ID: 171171