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Newcastle History Tour

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‎£ 22

Discover the extensive history of Newcastle, from Roman times through to the present day in our walking tour! Visit some of Newcastle’s stunning architecture and lose yourself in the stories of the past that have shaped this great city. Get to know the history of Newcastle by passing through some of the highlights of the city including Grey’s Monument, Grey Street, the Castle Keep, and much more! From the Roman and Norman times, to the mercantile and Victorian history, uncover all aspects of this city bubbling with personality. 

  • Best Price Guarantee
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Language: English

Description

On this Newcastle History Tour, you will immerse yourself in the spirit of this city.  You’ll learn everything from Newcastle’s Roman background and its medieval links to the Normans through to its booming Mercantile past and Victorian influence. With the aid of an expert guide, you’ll hear about the most influential figures in Newcastle’s past and how they transformed the city. You’ll marvel at some astounding architecture, pass through hidden stairways, discover medieval monasteries, and explore amazing churches. You’ll see the impressive Grey’s Monument and stroll along the dazzling Grey Street, popping with classical architecture. As well as the old, you’ll visit the new in Newcastle. Visit the lively Quayside, an area transformed from a commercial dock to a nightlife hotspot brimming with bars and restaurants overlooking the majestic River Tyne. 

Higlights

Learn all about Newcastle’s past from Roman times through to today

Hear stories about Victorian entrepreneurs who transformed Newcastle

See some breathtaking architecture both classical and modern

Visit Grey’s Monument, Grey Street, the Castle Keep, Quayside, and the River Tyne

Get to truly know the city with the help of a friendly, knowledgeable guide

Details

  • Activity Provider: 

    Iles Tours

  • Includes: 

    Live Tour Guide

  • Mobile ticketing.
  • Instant confirmation.
  • 2 hours duration
  • Small group

Meeting Point

The tour begins and ends at Grey’s Monument on Blackett Street.

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  • Best Price Guarantee
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Language: English

Description

On this Newcastle History Tour, you will immerse yourself in the spirit of this city.  You’ll learn everything from Newcastle’s Roman background and its medieval links to the Normans through to its booming Mercantile past and Victorian influence. With the aid of an expert guide, you’ll hear about the most influential figures in Newcastle’s past and how they transformed the city. You’ll marvel at some astounding architecture, pass through hidden stairways, discover medieval monasteries, and explore amazing churches. You’ll see the impressive Grey’s Monument and stroll along the dazzling Grey Street, popping with classical architecture. As well as the old, you’ll visit the new in Newcastle. Visit the lively Quayside, an area transformed from a commercial dock to a nightlife hotspot brimming with bars and restaurants overlooking the majestic River Tyne. 

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Highlights

Learn all about Newcastle’s past from Roman times through to today

Hear stories about Victorian entrepreneurs who transformed Newcastle

See some breathtaking architecture both classical and modern

Visit Grey’s Monument, Grey Street, the Castle Keep, Quayside, and the River Tyne

Get to truly know the city with the help of a friendly, knowledgeable guide

Details

  • Activity Provider: 

    Iles Tours

  • Includes: 

    Live Tour Guide

  • Mobile ticketing.
  • Instant confirmation.
  • 2 hours duration
  • Small group

Meeting Point

The tour begins and ends at Grey’s Monument on Blackett Street.

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