STORIES THAT SHOCKED TYNESIDE TOUR

£155/GROUP

2 HOURS

PRIVATE EVENING WALKING TOUR

FLEXI BOOKING

MAX GUESTS: 6

£155/GROUP

2 HOURS

PRIVATE EVENING WALKING TOUR

FLEXI BOOKING

MAX GUESTS: 6

TRUE IMMERSIVE STORIES

A TYNESIDE TOUR OF SHOCKS & SCANDALS

It’s the stories – big and small – about people and places that are usually the most captivating and this walking tour of Newcastle explores what made local or even national headlines over the centuries.

From wars, natural disaster, epidemics, failed urban regeneration to devastated football fans…

At Newcastle Tour Company, the safety & health of our guests are always of paramount importance to us. This Tyneside tour has been optimised for post Covid-19 Newcastle tours & follows our health protocols.

SHOCKING STORIES AROUND NEWCASTLE & TYNESIDE TOUR ITINERARY

Gallowgate Newcastle
ST. JAMES PARK & NEWCASTLE UNITED
MEET YOUR LOCAL TYNESIDE TOUR GUIDE
Begin our Newcastle walking tour from one of the most iconic places of the Toon: The home of the Magpies. Find out about how fans were left mourning after their hero Kevin Keegan quit unexpectedly.
ST. JAMES PARK & NEWCASTLE UNITED
Gallowgate Newcastle
Stories that Shocked Tyneside Tour
CENTRAL NEWCASTLE
BRUTALIST WORK
Hear the story of a very controversial local council leader and what happens when urban regeneration becomes a crime.
CENTRAL NEWCASTLE
Stories that Shocked Tyneside Tour
Newcastle Cathedral Tyneside Tour
NEWCASTLE CATHEDRAL
SIEGE OF NEWCASTLE
Desperate times ask for desperate measures. How do you save a landmark from imminent destruction in the face of the enemy? Hear the story of the how the cunning plan of the town’s mayor paid off in the Siege of Newcastle in 1644. Or did it?
NEWCASTLE CATHEDRAL
Newcastle Cathedral Tyneside Tour
Swing Bridge Newcastle Tyneside Tour
SWING BRIDGE OF NEWCASTLE
FLOODS!
Global warming and its devastating effects are a very real threat to us today with floods being commonplace. 250 years ago this year Tyneside was in the headlines with one of the worst floods the region has ever known.
SWING BRIDGE OF NEWCASTLE
Swing Bridge Newcastle Tyneside Tour
Newcastle True Crime Tour signage
THE HISTORICALLY SHOCKING QUAYSIDE
THE EDGES OF THE MEDIEVAL CITY
"London’s burning, Fetch the engines, Fire Fire, Pour the Water…" It’s surely everyone’s nightmare to be woken up in the night with your house up in flames. But it is not just the capital that was ravaged by fire. Newcastle and Gateshead had their own taste of catastrophe when a factory fire caused widespread destruction in 1854.
THE HISTORICALLY SHOCKING QUAYSIDE
Newcastle True Crime Tour signage

DETAILS ABOUT YOUR TOUR

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Local, knowledgeable & fun Stories That Shocked Tyneside tour guide
Start right in the heart of the city
Shocks & scandals around the city & Tyneside revealed!
Social Distancing

EXCLUSIONS

Any entrance fees
Food & drink
Transportation
Gratuities

GOOD TO KNOW

Consider bringing layers of clothing / rain jacket
Don't forget your camera
We will provide you with a map
Public transport nearby - ask us for details
Consider comfortable shoes suitable for your tour
We can alter routes to make your tour wheelchair / stroller accessible

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