Starting as a Roman fort and growing to become one of the major cities of the Industrial Revolution, Newcastle has a fantastic story to tell. You’ll hear all the best bits on this three-hour guided walk of Newcastle, while visiting many of the city’s most significant sites. We’ll take you inside the Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas and then Newcastle’s Castle – both parts of the historic core of the city. Built in 1080 by one of the sons of William the Conqueror, Newcastle’s castle has defended against Scottish attacks, including a failed assault by William Wallace (of Braveheart fame). St. Nicholas Cathedral church is first mentioned in 1092 and developed as the primary parish in Newcastle. This tour is a great way to immerse yourself in the history and sights of Newcastle, to discover how the city has changed the world.Please contact us for details of solo traveler bookings. What 3 Words starting location: ///rotate.angel.monks
Enjoy a leisurely walk along the iconic River Tyne as you hear about the stories, people and places that have shaped Newcastle’s history. Take in amazing views of the High-Level Bridge, Millennium Bridge and much more. This tour is a great introduction to the city and how it has changed over the years.What 3 Words starting location: ///means.closet.path
Follow in the footsteps of Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope as you explore the filming locations of the hit TV show, Vera. Take a 4-hour guided coach tour through shooting locations such as Newcastle, Gateshead, North Shields and Whitley Bay.
Scratch beneath the surface of this northern city to discover a place rich in history and culture. Your expert guide will take you right into the historical heart of Newcastle to learn how the original settlement developed into the city it is today. Check out St. Nicholas Cathedral, the Black Gate and the Bigg Market – one of the city's medieval markets that’s still thriving today. What 3 Words starting location: ///intent.shot.bright
Head behind the scenes of one of the UK’s best-loved detective dramas with this Vera Half Day CoachTour of Newcastle Filming Locations for Two. The brilliant, no-nonsense DCI Vera Stanhope has attracted a following of fans all over the world, and now’s your chance to follow in her footsteps, through more than 10 of the most memorable murder scenes and regular haunts from the show. There’ll be plenty of photo opportunities, as well as entertaining insights from your tour guide. You’ll even stop for a panoramic shot of Newcastle with its seven bridges. The perfect day out for any crime show enthusiasts! What's Included? 4 hour guided coach tour of filming locations from hit show Vera Locations in Newcastle and the Tyneside coast Led by a local expert Behind-the-scenes information on the show and location history Photo opportunities Experience gift pack Cancellation indemnity What happens on the day? On arrival at your starting point in the centre of Newcastle, you’ll step aboard your coach for your 4 hour guided tour. Get ready to visit some of the most iconic locations of ITV’s best-loved crime drama, including crime scenes from episodes like The Prodigal Son, Changing Tides and Shadows in the Sky. Your local expert will keep you entertained throughout with little-known facts about how the show is made and the history of the places you visit. There’ll be plenty of photo opportunities too, including a panoramic view of Newcastle and its seven bridges. Validity Your voucher is valid for 12 months from the date of issue Please note you must have booked and taken your experience before the expiry date Participant guidelines Minimum age: 14 (under 18 must be accompanied by an adult) Wheelchair users are welcome. Please let them know in advance if you or a member of your group is a wheelchair user The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary Availability Your voucher is valid for 12 months. The tour runs on selected Saturdays at 13.00. We recommend you book at least four weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability. Please allow 4 hours for the full experience What about insurance? The centres contracted with us hold public liability insurance. We also hold contingency liability cover. You will not be liable for accidental damage to equipment, except where damage has been caused as a result of recklessness or wilful negligence. A cancellation indemnity, subject to terms, is included with every voucher. How it works All you have to do is pay for the experience you wish to purchase and we’ll send a voucher and booking information to you or directly to the recipient, then you just need to check the info and book your experience. Location Tyne and Wear – Newcastle-upon-Tyne
The Early Bird Gets Coffee Tour is a three-hour early morning guided bike tour around Newcastle. Visitors can watch the city wake up, while cycling along the harbour to one of Newcastle’s famous beaches, with time for an early swim. Finish the morning with a coffee and a muffin in a local café.
Immerse yourself in Newcastle’s rich past and handsome architecture on a two-hour walking tour of its historical highlights. Learn about the city’s Roman, Norman and mercantile history. Admire Grey’s Monument, Grey Street and the Castle Keep. Hear about the Victorian entrepreneurs who made Newcastle a powerhouse of the Industrial Revolution. And take in the revamped Quayside, where cutting-edge venues overlook the River Tyne. Every step of the way, you’ll absorb the city’s vibrant atmosphere, rooted in the famously friendly natures of the ‘Geordie’ locals. What 3 Words starting location: ///rotate.angel.monks
Enjoy close encounters with Humpback Whales along the Hunter Coast. The CoastXP 'Encounter Tour' is a 2 hour immersive experience with Humpback Whales, showcasing the stunning Newcastle and Lake Macquarie coastline from the water. Departing from the 3rd largest port in Australia, the tour features authentic interpretation around the history of the port, the City, the marine life which inhabit the coastline, local geology, Aboriginal heritage as well as unique destination landmarks including: wrecks, cliffs and ships. Along the way you may get the opportunity to see playful dolphins and seals!