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Old Newcastle Walking Tour

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  • 1 Hour
  • Grade: Easy
  • From £12

Authentic Newcastle Upon Tyne Sightseeing

Discover the historical heart and stories of newcastle, complete with its castle, cathedral and medieval market that’s still thriving today.

With your expert Newcastle walking tour guide, you’ll go right into the historical heart of the city to learn how the original settlement developed into the city it is today. You will check out St. Nicholas Cathedral, the Black Gate, and the Bigg Market — which was one of the city’s thriving medieval markets. This is Newcastle sightseeing packed with history and storytelling! Several start times are available when you book, allowing you to find the best time for you. If you have any questions about this walking tour or our other tours of Newcastle, please feel free to get in touch.

The Quintessential Newcastle Walking Tour

Scratch beneath the surface of this northern city to discover a place rich in history and culture. Your expert guide will take you right into the historical heart of Newcastle to learn how the original settlement developed into the city it is today. Check out St. Nicholas Cathedral, the Black Gate and the Bigg Market – one of the city’s medieval markets that’s still thriving today. Take your Newcastle sightseeing experience to the next level with Iles Tours.

Pickup & Drop Off

The start of the tour will be from The Black Gate, Castle Garth which can be found near Newcastle Castle, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

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The end of the tour will be at Newcastle’s Castle.

Departure Time

10am | 11am | 12pm | 2pm | 3pm

What to Bring

  • Clothing for any weather (this is England, after all!)
  • Shoes you’re comfortable walking in
  • A camera to capture photos of your favourite sights

Before you Come

  • We’ll need a mobile/cell phone number that we can contact you on in case of any last-minute changes on the day of your tour
  • Let us know if you have any disabilities within your group (e.g. wheelchair use, vision impairment) and we will make the necessary arrangements
  • Due to COVID-19 we ask all customers to maintain social distancing as per the United Kingdom Government guidelines.
  • We ask customers to wear a face covering inside buildings.
  • Your guide will not shake your hand during the tour for mutual safety.
  • For all other COVID-19 information please visit ‘Keeping you safe’

If you Need to Cancel

  • Customers will receive a full refund or credit with 24 hours notice of cancellation
  • Customers will also receive a full refund or credit in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances
  • Contact us by phone to cancel or inquire about a cancellation
  • No-shows will be charged the full price