Gory Tour

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Newcastle Gory Tour

This is no normal Newcastle walking tour! Dare to discover the dark secrets of Newcastle on this spine-chilling 90-minute walking tour. Hear tales of Newcastle’s murderers, criminals and gangsters as well as the more unfortunate members of society. Explosions and revolutionaries are also included as you wind your way along old streets such as  Dean Street and hidden parts of the Quayside you’ve never discovered before. Learn how being drunk could get you into a lot of trouble and how hangings were an event for all the family! The Gory tour is a great way to see the darker side of Newcastle and learn its more unpleasant past! You will not be bored on this Newcastle walking tour! The tour is available at 10 am, 2 pm or 4 pm.


The Gory tour brings you into you the stories of the murderous, the unfortunate and the mystical individuals who have called Newcastle home. Be amazed by the brilliant stories that will leave you feeling a bit concerned! Humorous and gruesome, our storytelling on the gory walk will give you insight into the lives of people from Newcastle in the past. We promise there will be no paranomal activity on this tour!


The start of the tour will be from Grey’s Monument which can be found on Blackett Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Drop Off

The end of the tour will be at Grey’s Monument which can be found on Blackett Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Things To Bring

For the tour, Iles Tours always suggest that you dress warmly with waterproofs as the weather is always changeable. Please do bring a camera to capture moments on the tour.


The Castle keep, St. Nicholas Cathedral Church, Dog Bank, Mosely Street. The Story of Black Jackie Johnson, Medical History in Newcastle.

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.