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Newcastle, UK Walking tours

Our most recommended Newcastle, UK Walking tours

Newcastle: Grainger Town & the Quayside Street Food Tour

1. Newcastle: Grainger Town & the Quayside Street Food Tour

Experience a culinary and historic journey of Newcastle's street food scene. Explore Newcastle's classical surroundings in the Grainger Town district into Old Newcastle and to the riverside, Newcastle's famous Quayside. All whilst tasting some of the amazing foods from local suppliers & innovative foodies. Grab a bite at local, and utterly amazing, Grainger Market, discover some of the quirky food places around the eclectic High Bridge Quarter and sample some amazing desserts along the riverside.

Newcastle: Historical Guided Walking Tour

2. Newcastle: Historical Guided Walking Tour

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.

Newcastle: Dark Secrets and Criminals Walking Tour

3. Newcastle: Dark Secrets and Criminals Walking Tour

Meet your guide on Dean Street and start your walking tour through Newcastle’s most mysterious and spine-chilling streets. Listen to stories about criminals, body snatchers, ghosts, magicians, and gangsters that all call Newcastle home. Walk down Dean Street, Quayside, and High Bridge Street as you learn about Newcastle’s dark past from your guide. Hear tales of murders, explosions, body-snatchers, and gangsters from your guide, as you pass by some of Newcastle's spookiest landmarks, including Earl Grey’s Monument, Castle Keep, and Bigg Market.

Newcastle: Walking Tour to Grainger Market & Quayside

4. Newcastle: Walking Tour to Grainger Market & Quayside

Discover the rich history of Newcastle on this walking tour. Along with a tour guide, explore local hotspots such as the vibrant Grainger Market, Chinatown, and Stadium Quarter. Immerse yourself in one of the greatest cultural cities in the country, full of markets, museums, and art galleries. Learn more about the city's world-class architecture spanning from the ancient techniques through classical to post-modern! Walk over history on medieval castle grounds and then check out Newcastle's authentic Quayside with its picturesque bridges spanning the River Tyne. On this tour, discover the history, present, and future of the city ─ from Roman times through the industrial revolution to today and beyond.

Newcastle: True Crime Guided Tour

5. Newcastle: True Crime Guided Tour

Learn about murder, intrigue, and the dark past of the historical city of Newcastle on this guided tour of the northern English industrial center. Learn about the fames powerhouse of the North and its great inventions such as the railways or the steam turbine among its own. Explore the underbelly of this great city’s past and have a romp through Newcastle’s history of crime, executions, and tales of debauchery. Hear about witchcraft, the lucrative trade of the body-snatchers, or a prank gone badly wrong. Locations include Newcastle’s former jails, places of execution and courtrooms, where you'll hear about the most infamous court cases and revisit actual crime scenes of days gone by.

Segedunum Roman Fort: Guided Tour

6. Segedunum Roman Fort: Guided Tour

Visit Segedunum, the first fort on Hadrian’s Wall. Learn about the old frontier of the Roman Empire, which extended for 80 roman miles, covers many landscapes, and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. View and walk along a section of the wall and explore a museum that brings the Roman world to life. Step into the Roman world and learn about this culture that conquered much of the known world. Discover how the fort was home to the mixed cavalry and infantry unit of troops from France, the fourth cohort of Lingones. Hear how they were responsibl for defending the river and policing the border. Indulge your love of history and discover more about the Romans while being close to an urban area.

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What people are saying about Newcastle, UK

Overall rating

2.5 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Amazing tour led by Fran. Had some interesting stories which truly brought out the true colours of the historical events in Newcastle and also had great bants to keep the tour lively. Would definitely recommend it for fellow history enthusiasts who want to learn the real stories from the past of Newcastle! Great going Fran and hope to see you again soon!

Thoroughly enjoyed exploring newcastle and listening to Amanda re the crimes and murders. There was so much I learned about Newcastle I did not know.. Amanda was so knowledgable and engaging. Some stories very thought provoking and cruel. I noticed more historical sites and wonderful Newcastle architecture. A very informative and enjoyable evening

Both guides were amazing, one of the best tours I’ve ever been on and I’ve been on many. So factual and even threw in a few ghost stories and great guides of city. There is no downside to this tour, I would happily do the same tour again

Did this tour Saturday great friendly guide .. interesting tails of history of crime in Newcastle.. really enjoyed it

Very interesting. Our guide was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Well worth the time and money.