Friends of Iles Tours

We are very pleased to work with some of the best companies in the North East. Here are a collection of those we recommend above all others.

Newcastle Castle

Newcastle Castle tells the story of how the city began by uniting the Castle Keep and Black Gate, reopened in March 2015 following a £1.67m Heritage Lottery funded refurb.From a royal fortress and military stronghold to county prison and teeming slum, new exhibits give visitors an insight into what life was like for inhabitants in these two ancient buildings. Any visit isn’t complete without climbing the Keep’s 99 stairs for unbeatable views of the iconic NewcastleGateshead Quayside.

UpSide Down Presents

UpSide Down Presents is The Shop on The Side, a unique independent gift shop located just down from Newcastle’s Castle Keep and up from the Tyne Bridge & Quayside. Offering a range of Geordie gifts to art, photography, greeting cards, local ice cream & tea to even dog treats. All tours will include an exclusive 10% discount voucher handed out to use in this charismatic shop. Visit Website.

Cumbria Heritage

Cumbria Heritage provides guided walks of Hadrian’s wall, School days with Gambax the Roman Centurion and Archaeological consultation in the North West of England. Cumbria Heritage is also a member of Meet the Ancestors with Wild Dog Outdoors and Iles Tours.

Wild Dog Outdoors

Wild Dog Outdoors provide bushcraft living skills from prehistoric Britain and show where our modern survival skills came from. They also provide educational days in schools and tours of Hadrian’s Wall. Alongside Cumbria Heritage and Iles Tours they are members of Meet the Ancestors.

Inner City Digital

Based in Teesside, Inner City Digital offers a wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to online marketing. Specialisms include website design and development alongside search engine optimisation. What this company do extremely well is gain results via the creation of a fully strategised digital marketing campaign created specifically to the needs of each individual business.

Simon Neil Scot Photography

A Photographer based in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. He loves to show the beauty of my local city and the people within it. On weekends he helps to promote his local Church by capturing the energy, passion and diversity of the modern Church. Visit Website .

The Journey

The Journey is a café and cycle repair hub in the east end of the city centre. Providing a location for the planning of cycling, a pit stop in the middle of a ride or a chilled out location with excellent coffee, cake and food. The journey is in partnership with Sustrans and Recycle’y’bike and helps to cover the needs of people just starting cycling to veteran enthusiasts. .