Newcastle History Tour

Newcastle History Tour

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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* Duration: 2 hours
* Starts: Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




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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Itinerary
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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: 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