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Welcome to Newcastle City Guides walking tours.

We are a group of enthusiastic, well-trained volunteers who, with NewcastleGateshead Initiative, share a passion for the history, heritage and culture of our great city.

Discover more about our range of walking tours for the coming season which are entertaining and fully researched historical walks around Newcastle, Gateshead and surrounding areas.


This walk is an ideal introduction to Newcastle, its history and culture.

Join us for a walking tour of Newcastle city centre for an introduction to the history and culture of our great city.

Join us on this walk any day between 1st June and 30th September (except Bank Holiday) and on Saturdays on October.  Arrangements for City Highlights tours may differ during HERITAGE OPEN DAYS

City Highlights tours leave from outside J G Windows Music Shop in Central Arcade, Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5BP at 10.30am and finish on Newcastle Quayside at approx. 12 noon.

Cost - £4 adults, £3 concessions (over 60s), accompanied under -16s go free


These detailed walks provide fascinating facts and stories about historical events in Newcastle, Gateshead and surrounding areas

We offer a programme of over 40 different Heritage walks.  Our tours cover the centres of Newcastle and Gateshead, and also some outlying areas including Gosforth, Jesmond, and the suburbs of Gateshead and North Tyneside   These are usually held on Sunday afternoons and Wednesday evenings during the summer.

All walks are available on a ‘just turn up’ basis unless otherwise stated in the brochure.

See our HERITAGE WALKS BROCHURE for more information on dates, times and start and finish points The brochure is also available from libraries and other centres

Cost - £4 adults, £3 concessions (over 60s), accompanied under -16s go free

Why not come on all our walks - a season ticket is available – price £30 adults, £25 concessions (over-60s) – purchase online or ask your guide for details.


Climb the 164 steps of this monument in the centre of the city and let Newcastle City Guides show you the sights.


As part of this annual event in September we will be leading additional walking tours.


Newcastle City Guides Brochure