Welcome to Iles Tours

Based in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Iles Tours is a guided walking tours company. When embarking upon a journey with us we will show you the past and present whilst envisaging the future of the North East. Our historical tours take you right the way back to Roman foundations, our cultural tour delves into what makes the city great and our gory into crime, punishment and shocking people. The Entrepreneurial takes you on a journey through the cities innovators to show you the people who have made Newcastle great. We want to showcase the many things Newcastle and the North East has to offer as well as invite you to join us in exploring the region’s rich story and heritage. Speak to us about tours today and prepare for the full Newcastle experience.

Historical Tour

We offer a historical tour that takes you on a journey through Newcastle’s history. Discover how this city was formed from the beginning of Tyneside’s story.

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The Cultural tour of Newcastle shows you how the city has developed and affected the rest of the United Kingdom with its industry and geography.

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The Gory tour tells you the story of the darker elements of Newcastle’s history. From murders, gory, science and dark happenings.

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This Tour will give you a detailed understanding of Newcastle’s entrepreneurs and the modern technological industries in the city today.

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Guided Tours in Newcastle

Interested in what’s going on in the heart of the North East? Student living here in the city? Do you want to discover more about Newcastle? Iles Tours will show you the best of what Newcastle has to offer.


The North East and the Norman Invasion

Every schoolchild knows the events of 1066 but what happened next here in the North East? As the 950th anniversary … Continue reading The North East and the Norman Invasion

Newcastle’s Entrepreneurs

ALEX ILES delves into the history of Newcastle and is inspired by three notable entrepreneurs The Guildhall, Sandhill, Newcastle upon Tyne. … Continue reading Newcastle’s Entrepreneurs


As Halloween approaches, ALEX ILES explores some gory and grisly events from the history of Newcastle and North … Continue reading TALES OF WITCHES, WARLOCKS, MUMMIES AND SEVERED HEADS