THE BEST OF NEWCASTLE WALKING TOUR
Newcastle Walking Tour Highlights
Discover Newcastle during this fascinating walking tour and explore one of the greatest cultural cities in the country - fantastic museums, art galleries, public spaces - world-class architecture from classical to post-modern as well as some brilliant history from Romans to today... Experience this great city with your knowledgeable, approachable & trained tour guide. Tour Newcastle & really get to understand what makes this city tick! We have created the below itinerary for you - this is fully flexible, so, if there is anything missing, just let us know.
Customise your Newcastle tour: choose tour start/end points within the city centre as well as start/end times within the allocated 2 hours (or speak to us and add some time to your Newcastle tour). Just speak to us after booking with your exact requirements. We are happy to be as flexible as possible for you and create the perfect tour experience.
At Northern Secrets, the safety & health of our guests are always of paramount importance to us. This walking tour has been optimised for post Covid-19 walking tours & includes our new health protocols.
Newcastle Tour Itinerary
Begin your Newcastle walking tour from Newcastle Central Station (or choose a location within the city centre) and take a stroll up Pink Lane past some authentic bars, pubs & cafés. Learn about the excellent Centre for Life (you can spot it as you walk) before heading towards the great City Walls, dating back to 1280.
Continue your tour past Chinatown along the City Walls to Gallowgate (don't worry, no gallows here anymore) and you will be greeted by the magnificent sight of St. James Park - home of Newcastle United FC. If you wish, you can also visit the garden built in memory of Sir Bobby Robson and, if time allows, the stadium shop for the all important souvenir.
Your walking tour takes you through parts of Chinatown and under the Chinese Arch to one of the most idyllic spots in the city - Blackfriars.
Continue into the heart of the city, discover more than just the shops and gain some insight into the classical architecture found here. Explore Grainger Town, Grainger Market & Grey Street (including the Monument dedicated to he of the tea). There are some wonderful places to experience here and your tour guide can give you some great ideas...
Walk down the hill and explore some of the hidden gems of the city centre before reaching the Merchant Quarter and Newcastle's cathedral and castle. Why is this city named the way it is?
Finally, reach Newcastle's historic Quayside and take a stroll along the riverside on the banks of the river Tyne. Cross one or two of the bridges and discover the stunning philharmonic Sage Gateshead and end your Newcastle walking tour at Baltic - Centre for Contemporary Arts - or, alternatively, let your tour guide take you back towards Central Station or another spot within the city centre.
If you are looking for a more bespoke walking tour, please do let us know - we are always happy to make the tour work for you & be flexible to create the perfect experience for your Newcastle tour. We can combine tours, add accommodation, attractions and more...