Cultural Tour

The Cultural tour of Newcastle takes visitors on an intriguing journey where we investigate art, sport and influential people and groups who have helped shape the city. Filled with enthralling facts and details we will help expand your knowledge of the city. This tour offers an in-depth view into how the culture of Newcastle and the North East has developed over the years. You can book a cultural tour with Iles Tours online or speak to us directly.

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Our Cultural Walking Tour starts at Monument then goes along Blackett St and then onto New Bridge Street West. The tour then procedes down John Dobson St. We then turn West onto Market Street and then head down Deen Street for a short distance before procedeing onto High Bridge Street. After leaving High Bridge Street, we will head South down the Bigg Market to St Nicholas Square. We will then proceed to the Castle Keep where you will be shown some of the sights of the Tyne. From there we will walk up Westgate Road to Neville Street and the Central Station. From there we will go up Waterloo Road and Peel Lane before re-joining Westgate Road. From there we will Walk by the West Walls to Gallowgate and down Blackett Street to Monument to end the Tour.


The Tour meets at Monument. It is suggestible for all participants to be early for the tour.

Drop Off

The Tour will end at Monument, in the centre of the city.

Things To Bring

For the tour, Iles Tours always suggest that you dress warmly with waterproofs as the weather is always changeable


Laing Art Gallery, Theater Royal, St. Nicholas Cathedral Church, The Castle Keep, Literary and Philosophical Society, Central Stations, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Centre for Life, Dance City and St. James Park.

Additional Info

Iles Tours would like to inform you that the terrain on the tour can be uneven and hilly due to Newcastle’s natural topography.

Cancellation Policy

Iles Tours operates a 24 hour cancellation policy. If you are unable to make a tour, please contact Iles Tours within 24 hours of a tour being scheduled and we will refund your purchase. Any Cancellations on the day, will sadly not be refunded.

Times and Private Bookings

Tours are available daily at Grey’s monument. We do have set times, with tours at 10 am, 2 pm and 4 pm. We are also willing to do private booking or bespoke bookings which amalgamate content from a number of tours. Please contact us and we will organise a time that works best for you and your group. This also includes night time tours of the city, showing a new dynamic and beauty to Newcastle. Please contact us via phone (07734130422) or by e-mail using the contact form.