Newcastle City Private Walking Tour
Discover Newcastle during this fascinating guided tour and explore one of the greatest cultural cities in the country – fantastic museums, art galleries, public spaces – world-class architecture from classical to post-modern as well as some brilliant history from Romans to today…
Your 2 hour walking tour begins in the heart of Newcastle city centre with a stroll up Pink Lane, past some authentic bars, pubs and cafes. You will learn of the Centre for Life before heading towards the great city Walls, dating back to 1280.
Your tour continues past Chinatown, along the City Walls to Gallowgate where you will be greeted by the magnificent sight of St. James Park, home of Newcastle United FC. Here you can visit the garden built in memory of Sir Bobby Robson and drop by the stadium shop for a souvenir.
As you journey back into the heart of the city, you’ll gain insights into the classical architecture found here. Explore Grainger Town, Grainger market and Grey Street, including the Grade I listed monument dedicated to Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey built in 1838. There are some wonderful places to discover here and your guide will give you some great ideas…
Discover more of the city’s rich history as you reach the Merchant Quarter, Newcastle’s cathedral and castle to learn why the city is named the way it is.
Finally you will be guided to the city’s historic Quayside where you can take a stroll along the picturesque riverside on the banks of the river Tyne. Cross one or two of the iconic bridges and discover the stunning philharmonic Sage Gateshead, before a tour of the Baltic – Centre for Contemporary Arts.