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Guided tours of Newcastle & FAQ

Discover one of Britain’s hidden gems – a region full of uniqueness, character, unspoilt beaches & landscapes, reinvented cities & historic highlights. 

Our tours of Newcastle tell the stories of this wonderful city in numerous ways – whether you wish to discover the city on foot on an immersive signature walking tour experiencing the grand old streets, encountering castle, cathedral, architectural gems, an iconic riverside & 7 bridges or are looking to spend more time indoors exploring our great museums & galleries (some fantastic treasures to be found) on our Newcastle Insider Tour… 

Why not join our tours of Newcastle with your guide by bike & traverse some of the vast green spaces and parks? The wider region has even more to offer – discover Alnwick Castle, Hadrian’s Wall, the wildlife on the Farne Islands or the cradle of English Christianity on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne on one of our guided tours… 

There is something for everyone on our tours of Newcastle and wider North East region: Choose from one of the options below or, if you have the time, mix and match to make most of your time here.

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NEWCASTLE WALKING TOURS

Newcastle tours

BEST OF NEWCASTLE PRIVATE WALKING TOUR

Discover our bestselling walking tour of Newcastle & explore one of the greatest cultural cities in the country - fantastic museums, art galleries, public spaces incl. world-class architecture as well as some brilliant history all the way from from Roman times to today & beyond.
£ 165 per group
  • 2+ HOURS / MAX 10 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS CRUISE EXCURSION
Newcastle Pub Tour

NEWCASTLE'S ICONIC PUB TALES

“The pub is the heart of England” according to the 17th century diarist Samuel Pepys. So, to explore Newcastle's heart, we have cherry-picked some of the oldest & most iconic pubs to experience! We're looking forward to sharing their fascinating tales with you (and likely also a pint or two).
£ 195+ per group (based on 2 guests)
  • 3 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS CRUISE EXCURSION
Foodie Tour of Newcastle's Grainger Market

FOODIE TOUR OF
GRAINGER TOWN

The city of Newcastle is full of surprising highlights such as the classic architecture of Grainger Town and the fabulous indoor Grainger Market, which opened in 1835 offering over 100 stalls and home to some true Geordie flavour! Taste your way through the city on this tour of palatable discovery!
£ 195+ per group (based on 2 guests)
  • 2 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS CRUISE EXCURSION
NEW 2021
True Crime Newcastle Tour

NEWCASTLE
TRUE CRIME TOUR

Take a walk on the dark side of Newcastle & revisit some of the scenes of murder, intrigue & suspense. Join our local expert & embark on a tour around the oldest & most historic areas of the city whilst learning about its darker, often violent past.
£ 155 per group
  • 1.5+ HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS / EVENING TOUR
NEW 2021
Urban Regeneration and Brexit Tours of Newcastle

BREXIT & BEYOND: A CITY WALKING TOUR

Experience a detailed look at the past 30 years of urban regeneration from industrial decay to the cultural hub of today. We look at the our history, reasons for change and in depth take the impacts of Brexit moving into the future...
£ 175 per group
  • 2.5 HOURS / MAX 8 GUESTS
Newcastle walking tour Great North Museum Newcastle

NEWCASTLE 'INSIDER' PRIVATE WALKING TOUR

Enjoy a more in-depth walking tour experience & get 'inside the city' by visiting some of the fantastic array of museums & buildings. Together with your local expert, immerse yourself & let the city unfold before you, uncovering its origins, present & future.
£ 185 per group
  • 3.5 HOURS / MAX 8 GUESTS
Stories that Shocked Tyneside Tour

STORIES THAT
SHOCKED TYNESIDE

Tours of Newcastle with a - and sometimes sinister - twist: Your local expert will take you to some of the less known parts of the city where you will learn of stories that shocked the region - from greedy city councils, murdering mothers to football scandals. Enjoy the shockers Newcastle upon Tyne wished it never had!
£ 175 per group
  • 2.5+ HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
Newcastle Tour

ARTFUL CITY: GALLERIES & ARCHITECTURE

Another tour with a difference: Together with your local expert, delve deep into the artful side of Newcastle on this walking tour taking in quirky public art, hidden art installations, architecture old & new, classic & contemporary art galleries as well as some hidden (artful) secrets about this great city.
£ 175 per group
  • 2.5+ HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
Newcastle tours

BEST OF NEWCASTLE PRIVATE WALKING TOUR

Discover our bestselling walking tour of Newcastle & explore one of the greatest cultural cities in the country incl. world-class architecture, galleries, hidden gems as well as some brilliant history all the way from from Roman times to today & beyond.
£ 165 per group
  • 2+ HOURS / MAX 10 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS SHORE EXCURSION
Foodie Tour of Newcastle's Grainger Market

FOODIE TOUR OF GRAINGER TOWN

The city of Newcastle is full of surprises such as the classic architecture of Grainger Town and the fabulous indoor Grainger Market, which opened in 1835 offering over 100 stalls and home to some true Geordie flavour! Taste your way through the city!
£ 195+ per group (based on 2 guests)
  • 2 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS SHORE EXCURSION
Urban Regeneration and Brexit Tours of Newcastle

BREXIT & BEYOND: A CITY WALKING TOUR

Experience a detailed look at the past 30 years and how the city has transformed into from major decline to the cultural hub it is today. We look at the full picture of our history, reasons for change and take a deeper look at the impacts of Brexit moving into the future. A fascinating insight awaits...
£ 175 per group
  • 2.5 HOURS / MAX 8 GUESTS
True Crime Newcastle Tour

NEWCASTLE
TRUE CRIME TOUR

Take a walk on the dark side of Newcastle and revisit some of the scenes of murder, intrigue and suspense... Join our local expert and embark on a dark (but fun!) tour around the oldest and most historic areas of the city whilst learning about its darker, often violent past. Why not end at a true-crime pub for a pint?
£ 155 per group
  • 1.5+ HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS / EVENING TOUR
NEW
Newcastle walking tour Great North Museum Newcastle

NEWCASTLE 'INSIDER' PRIVATE WALKING TOUR

Enjoy a more in-depth walking tour experience & get 'inside the city' by visiting some of the fantastic array of museums & buildings. Together with your local expert, immerse yourself & let the city unfold before you, uncovering its origins, present & future.
£ 185 per group
  • 3.5 HOURS / MAX 8 GUESTS
Stories that Shocked Tyneside Tour

STORIES THAT SHOCKED TYNESIDE PRIVATE TOUR

Join a tour with a quirky (and sinister) twist - your local expert will take you to some of the lesser walked parts of the city where you will learn of the stories that shocked the region - from greedy city councils, murdering mothers to football scandals. Enjoy the shockers!
£ 175 per group
  • 2.5 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
Newcastle Tour

NEWCASTLE'S ART & ARCHITECTURE

Another tour with a difference - together with your local expert, delve deep into the artful side of Newcastle on this walking tour taking in quirky public art, architecture old and new, classic and contemporary art galleries & some hidden secrets about this great city.
£ 175 per group
  • 2.5+ HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
Newcastle Pub Tour

NEWCASTLE'S ICONIC PUB TALES

“The pub is the heart of England” according to the 17th C. diarist Samuel Pepys. So, to explore the Toon’s heart, we have cherry-picked some of the oldest & iconic pubs in the city to experience and are looking forward to sharing their fascinating tales with you.
£ 195+ per group (based on 2 guests)
  • 3 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS

NORTH EAST WALKING TOURS

Durham Cathedral tour

BEST OF DURHAM PRIVATE WALKING TOUR

Welcome to beautiful Durham, home to England's third oldest university & our Durham tours offering you the best city sights, a stroll along the river Wear & a tour of the cathedral, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a fascinating tour through time...
£ 180 per group
  • 2+ HOURS / MAX 8 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS CRUISE EXCURSION
Sunderland

SUNDERLAND & ITS TRUE PLACE IN HISTORY

Discover a city which has been home of the Venerable Bede in the 7th Century, played a key role in the development of early Christianity and world famous for many things such as shipbuilding, glass making and coal mining. Explore it all during this private walking tour.
£ 165 per group
  • 2.5 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
  • TRANSFERS FROM NEWCASTLE OPTIONAL
Durham Tour

BEST OF DURHAM PRIVATE WALKING TOUR

Welcome to beautiful Durham, home to England's third oldest university & our Durham tours offering you the best city sights, a stroll along the river Wear & a tour of the cathedral, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a fascinating tour through time...
£ 180 per group
  • 2+ HOURS / MAX 8 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS SHORE EXCURSION
Sunderland

SUNDERLAND & ITS TRUE PLACE IN HISTORY

Discover a city which has been home of the Venerable Bede in the 7thC, played a key role in the development of early Christianity and world famous for many things such as shipbuilding, glass making and coal mining. Explore it all during this private walking tour.
£ 165 per group
  • 2.5 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
  • NEWCASLT PICK UP OPTIONAL

NORTH EAST  CYCLING TOURS

Newcastle tours

POSH PARKS & THE TOON CYCLING TOUR

Discover Newcastle & explore one of the greatest cultural cities by bike! As well as showing you highlights of Newcastle (the Toon), this private cycling tour takes you off the beaten track, exploring the amazing green spaces in the city.
£ 195+ per group (based on 2 guests)
  • 3+ HOURS / MAX 8 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS CRUISE EXCURSION
Guided tours of Newcastle & FAQ

QUAY TO SEA CYCLING TOUR OF TYNESIDE

Your cycling tour with your local expert takes you along the river Tyne, the famous Hadrian's Wall Path and onto the coast to Tynemouth for a well-worth vista onto the North Sea. Explore the beautiful village & enjoy a great day out!
£ 275+ per group (based on 2 guests)
  • 6 HOURS / MAX 8 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS CRUISE EXCURSION
River Tyne Cycling Tour

COAL 2 KEEL: CARRYING COALS TO NEWCASLE

Discover the Northern banks of the river Tyne & the beautiful Derwent Valley! Highlights include Tanfield Railway, reputedly the world’s oldest railway, Gibside: grand Georgian estate & gardens and the Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre.
£ 295+ per group (based on 2 guests)
  • 7+ HOURS / MAX 8 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS CRUISE EXCURSION
Newcastle tours

POSH PARKS & THE TOON CYCLING TOUR

Discover a Newcastle tour with a difference: explore one of the greatest cultural cities by bike! As well as showing you highlights of Newcastle (the Toon), this private cycling tour takes you off the beaten track, exploring the amazing green spaces around the city.
£ 195+ per group (based on 2 guests)
  • 3+ HOURS / MAX 8 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS SHORE EXCURSION
Guided tours of Newcastle & FAQ

NEWCASTLE QUAY TO SEA CYCLING TOUR

It's almost a classic cycling tour but every day there are new things to discover & experience. Your tour, along with your local expert, takes you along the river Tyne, Hadrian's Wall Path and onto the coast to Tynemouth for a well-worth vista onto the North Sea.
£ 275+ per group (based on 2 guests)
  • 6 HOURS / MAX 8 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS SHORE EXCURSION
River Tyne Cycling Tour

INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE ALONG the Coaly Tyne

Explore the West End of Newcastle's riverside and follow the Tyne into Blaydon (of the famous races!). Discover the region's impressive industrial past, revisit the famous Armstrong Works in Elswick, explore Newburn & discover how the river has changed forever.
£ 295+ per group (based on 2 guests)
  • 7+ HOURS / MAX 8 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS SHORE EXCURSION

DAY TOURS /  CUSTOM ARRANGEMENTS

Alnwick tours

A WIZARD'S TALE
AT ALNWICK CASTLE

Experience the stunning castle of Alnwick - home to the Percy's and also location for several movies. Your guide will show you some of the main hotspots for movies/TV within the castle grounds. Enjoy a private tour with your driver/guide incl. entry to Alnwick Castle.
£ 350+ per group (based on 2 guests)
  • 4 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS CRUISE EXCURSION
Popular
North East England

HALF-DAY HADRIAN'S WALL PRIVATE TOUR

During this private guided tour you will be led by an experienced, knowledgeable guide & visit some of the highlight sections of Hadrian's Wall with great viewpoints, scenery & an insight into life in Roman Britain. Includes private transport, driver/guide & entry to historic Roman fort.
£ 395+ per group (based on 2 guests)
  • 4 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS CRUISE EXCURSION
Hadrian's Wall tour; Roman Frontier

FULL-DAY HADRIAN'S WALL EXPERIENCE

Explore a full day on Hadrian's Wall & discover a mix of sightseeing, history & your own custom hike, giving you the opportunity to immerse yourself into life "on the wall". Visit one of the great forts at Vindolanda & spend time in Corbridge on your private tour incl. transport.
£ 575 per group
  • 8 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS CRUISE EXCURSION
Northumbria tour

HOLY ISLAND OF LINDISFARNE TOUR

Discover the cradle of English Christianity, and the magical feeling that the Holy Island of Lindisfarne brings, during this spectacular private tour along the Northumberland coast. Your driver/guide will take you past small fishing villages & the mighty Bamburgh Castle onto Holy Island itself to fully immerse yourself...
£ 550 per group
  • 8 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS CRUISE EXCURSION
Farne Island Wildlife Tour of Newcastle

PRIVATE WILDLIFE ADVENTURE TOUR

North East England - what an amazing place to discover wildlife! Take special interest tours to the next level: boat trips to the Farne Islands to spot whales, dolphins, seals or the thousands of seabirds like the cute Puffins which breed here from April to August. Incl. driver/guide, boat trip & private transport.
£ 575+ per group (based on 2 guests)
  • 8+ HOURS / MAX 4 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS CRUISE EXCURSION
NEW 2022
ITV Vera tour

TV SERIES VERA LOCATIONS TOUR

Delve into the life of no-nonsense DCI Vera Stanhope (Brenda Blethyn)! The award winning crime drama is both set & filmed in Newcastle upon Tyne and Northumberland. This fantastic Vera tour will focus on visiting some of the most memorable crime scenes and regular haunts of Vera within the Tyneside area.
£ 425 per group
  • 4+ HOURS / MAX 4 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS CRUISE EXCURSION
Dark Skies Tours

DARK SKIES TOURS & EXPERIENCES

Discover the magic of our darkest skies during our range of stargazing and night skies photography tours. Not long to wait now for some fabulous evening tours and experiences of England's darkest skies as well as extraordinary multi-day trips to the UNESCO Dark Skies Park in Northumberland & many more...
£ 295+ per group (based on 2 guests)
  • FROM 4 HOURS / MAX 4 GUESTS
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DISCOVER YOUR ANCESTORS

We have teamed up with Ancestry Concierge to bring you a fully custom ancestral tour experience in Newcastle & the North East England region. We offer 4 & 8 hour tour packages to create the perfect family journey for you. We also include personal in-destination genealogical research to customize your tour into your family's past even further.
£ 395/595 per group
  • 4 OR 8 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
NEW 2022
Swing Bridge Newcastle Tyneside Tour

CREATE YOUR OWN BESPOKE TOUR

Our tours of Newcastle & North East England are highly flexible & we can arrange the perfect authentic experience for you. Have a look at some our inspirational tour ideas & simply get in touch with us - we will do the rest! And, you be as involved as you like in the planning - add guides, transport, languages, entry fees and more...
£ POA per group/guide
  • FULLY BESPOKE & CUSOMISED FOR YOU
Alnwick tours

A WIZARD'S TALE
AT ALNWICK CASTLE

Experience the stunning castle of Alnwick - home to the Percy's and also location for several movies. Your guide will show you some of the main hotspots for movies/TV within the castle grounds. Enjoy a private tour with your driver/guide incl. entry to Alnwick Castle.
£ 350+ per group (based on 2 guests)
  • 4 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS SHORE EXCURSION
Popular
North East England

HALF-DAY HADRIAN'S WALL PRIVATE TOUR

During this private guided tour you will be led by a knowledgeable guide & visit highlight sections of Hadrian's Wall with great viewpoints, scenery & an insight into life in Roman Britain. Includes private transport, driver/guide & entry to historic Roman fort.
£ 395+ per group (based on 2 guests)
  • 4 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS SHORE EXCURSION
Hadrian's Wall tour; Roman Frontier

FULL-DAY HADRIAN'S WALL EXPERIENCE

Explore a full day on Hadrian's Wall & discover a mix of sightseeing, history & your own custom hike, giving you the opportunity to immerse yourself into life "on the wall". Visit one of the great forts at Vindolanda & spend time in Corbridge on your private tour incl. transport.
£ 575 per group
  • 8 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS SHORE EXCURSION
Northumbria tour

HOLY ISLAND OF LINDISFARNE TOUR

Discover the cradle of English Christianity, and the magical feeling that the Holy Island of Lindisfarne brings, during this spectacular private tour along the Northumberland coast. Your driver/guide will take you past small fishing villages & the mighty Bamburgh Castle onto Holy Island itself.
£ 550 per group
  • 8 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS SHORE EXCURSION
Farne Island Wildlife Tour of Newcastle

PRIVATE WILDLIFE ADVENTURE TOUR

North East England - what an amazing place to discover wildlife! Take special interest tours to the next level: boat trips to the Farne Islands to spot whales, dolphins, seals or the thousands of seabirds like the cute Puffins which breed here from April to August. Incl. driver/guide, boat trip & private transport.
£ 575+ per group (based on 2 guests)
  • 8+ HOURS / MAX 4 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS SHORE EXCURSION
NEW
ITV Vera tour

TV SERIES VERA LOCATIONS TOUR

Delve into the life of no-nonsense DCI Vera Stanhope (Brenda Blethyn)! The award winning crime drama is both set & filmed in Newcastle upon Tyne and Northumberland. This fantastic Vera tour will focus on visiting some of the most memorable crime scenes and regular haunts within the Tyneside area.
£ 425 per group
  • 4+ HOURS / MAX 4 GUESTS
  • AVAILABLE AS CRUISE EXCURSION
NEW
Dark Skies Tours

DARK SKIES TOURS & EXPERIENCES

Discover the magic of our darkest skies during our range of stargazing & night skies photography tours. Not long to wait now for some fabulous experiences to England's darkest skies as well as extraordinary multi-day trips to the UNESCO Dark Skies Park in Northumberland & many more...
£ 295+ per group (based on 2 guests)
  • FROM 4 HOURS / MAX 4 GUESTS
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DISCOVER YOUR ANCESTORS

We have teamed up with the beautiful Ancestry Concierge brand to bring you a fully custom ancestral tour experience in North East England. We offer 4 & 8 hour tours creating the perfect ancestral journey for you. We add one hour of in-destination ancestry research to then create your tailored tour into your family's past.
£ 395/595 per group
  • 4 OR 8 HOURS / MAX 6 GUESTS
NEW 2021
Guided tours of Newcastle & FAQ

CREATE YOUR OWN CUSTOM TOUR

Our tours of Newcastle & North East England are highly flexible & we can arrange the perfect authentic experience for you. Have a look at some our inspirational tour ideas & simply get in touch with us - we will do the rest! Plus, be as involved as you like in adding guides, transport, languages, entry fees and more...
£ POA per group/guide
  • FULLY BESPOKE & CUSOMISED FOR YOU

EXPLORE OUR IMMERSIVE TOURS OF NEWCASTLE

Discover one of Britain’s hidden gems – a region full of uniqueness, character, unspoilt beaches & landscapes, reinvented cities & historic highlights. 

Our tours of Newcastle tell the stories of this wonderful city in numerous ways – whether you wish to discover the city on foot on an immersive signature walking tour experiencing the grand old streets, encountering castle, cathedral, architectural gems, an iconic riverside & 7 bridges or are looking to spend more time indoors exploring our great museums & galleries (some fantastic treasures to be found) on our Newcastle Insider Tour… 

Why not join our tours of Newcastle by bike & traverse some of the vast green spaces and parks? The wider region has even more to offer – discover Alnwick Castle, Hadrian’s Wall, the wildlife on the Farne Islands or the cradle of English Christianity on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne on one of our guided tours… 

There is something for everyone, choose one or, if you have the time, mix and match to create your perfect time in North East England.

LOOKING FOR A CRUISE SHORE EXCURSION?

Most of our tours are available as shore excursions – you’ll find a small ship symbol and “available as cruise excursion” to highlight the availability for cruise guests.

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