About this activity

Uncover the colorful story of Newcastle during this guided walking tour. Explore its cultural highlights such as Grainger Town, medieval castle grounds, and the historical quayside.

Full Description 

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.

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Newcastle Walking Tour – Highlights


  • Immerse yourself in the classic Newcastle architecture of Grainger Town
  • Walk through history on medieval castle grounds
  • Experience the vibrant Grainger Market
  • Explore Chinatown and Stadium Quarter
  • Roam through the historic quayside and bridges spanning River Tyne

Newcastle Walking Tour – Includes


  • Tour guide
  • Pickup and drop-off

Newcastle Walking Tour – Meeting Point


Meet directly at the DFDS Seaways city center drop-off bus stop on Bewick Street. Look out for “Newcastle Tour Company” signs and apparel on the tour guide.

Know Before you Go


  • This tour will take place rain or shine

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July, 2024




August 26,2019

  • Tuesday
  • 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Sophie Mcguire
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