Trace the story of Newcastle from its Roman roots to the present day. A popular tour and the perfect introduction to this historic city.
Immerse yourself in Newcastle’s rich past and handsome architecture on a 2-hour walking tour around its historical highlights. As you stroll, learn about Newcastle’s Roman, Norman, and mercantile history; and admire Grey’s Monument, Grey Street, the Castle Keep, and more. Hear about the Victorian entrepreneurs who made Newcastle an Industrial Revolution powerhouse, and discover churches, hidden stairways and a medieval monastery. Take in the revamped Quayside, where cutting-edge venues overlook the River Tyne, and absorb Newcastle’s vibrant atmosphere, rooted in the famously friendly nature of the ‘Geordie’ locals. Find out more details below, but if you have any questions about this Newcastle history tour, or any of our Newcastle Tours, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Newcastle is a city steeped in history, with fascinating stories around every corner. This means that this Newcastle history tour is a brilliant way to get to know the city. You will learn about Newcastle’s past, but you will also learn about its present, helping you spot several locations you may like to explore in more detail once the tour is over. We’re especially proud of our customer reviews here at Iles Tours, so please give them a read if you want to know whether we’re the right tour company for you. And if you’re looking for similar tours, you may like to check out our Old Newcastle Tour as well.
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