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Newcastle Roman Fort Tour

Visit World Heritage–listed Hadrian’s Wall during a 3-hour walking tour of Arbeia and Segedunum (aka Wallsend), two of the Roman forts at the east end of the wall. Both settlements are excellent reconstructions, and with a guide on hand you’ll gain specialized insight. This tour is ideal for history buffs who want to learn more about the frontier of the Roman Empire, all within close proximity to urban Newcastle.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Private Tour: Walking Tour of Newcastle

Experience the city of Newcastle in a new light - gone are the days of industry & depression - the city today is one of the most fascinating, culturally active and inspiring cities in the country. Discover its past, present and future on this discovery walking tour!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Red Beard Tours: Newcastle City Tour

The tour offers more sights than some other tours of the beautiful city of Newcastle. On it you will hear about the history of the city from the Iron Age to present day, and also about some of the city's more interesting characters.The tour is approximately 4km, does include some steps, and some uneven pavement.Please come prepared according to the weather forecast for that day. In the event of bad weather, please check the Twitter feed @RedBeardWalks, the Facebook page @RedBeardTours, or contact me through the message option here on TripAdvisor to see if the tour is still going ahead. Weather cancellations will be very rare.
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  • 90 to 120 minutes
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  • 90 to 120 minutes
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Newcastle History Tour

Immerse yourself in Newcastle’s rich past and handsome architecture on a walking tour around its historical highlights. As you stroll, learn about the city’s Roman, Norman and mercantile history; and admire Grey’s Monument, Grey Street, the Castle Keep and more. Hear about the Victorian entrepreneurs who made Newcastle an Industrial Revolution powerhouse, and discover churches, hidden stairways and a medieval monastery. Take in the revamped Quayside, where cutting-edge venues overlook the River Tyne, and absorb the city’s vibrant atmosphere, rooted in the famously friendly natures of the ‘Geordie’ locals.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Old Newcastle Walking Tour

Take a walking tour of Newcastle, and scratch beneath the surface of the northern city to discover its history. With a guide, you'll go 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, which was one of the city's thriving medieval markets. Several start times are available when you book.
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
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Newcastle Quayside Tour

Better understand the history and culture of Newcastle on this walking tour along the river that has long been an intractable feature of the city. As you walk along the River Tyne, your guide recounts tales of the people associated with the locations along the way and answers any questions you may have. This is a great introduction to the city and how it has changed over the years.
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
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Half Day Tour of Newcastle

Get the ideal insider’s introduction to history-packed Newcastle on this half-day walking tour of the bustling northeastern city. Learn about the city’s early history and enjoy guided interior visits of both Newcastle Castle and the cathedral church of St. Nicholas. Upgrade to a private tour to include door-to-door pickup from your hotel.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Hadrians Wall tour 2 hours

Walk along the iconic central section of Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site.2000 years ago this was a frontier, a place where two cultures collided. Your guide can happily weave a narrative from both the Roman perspective and the native perspective, providing both viewpoints.In addition to seeing Hadrian’s Wall, on this guided tour you will see a Milecastle, and one of the best sections of the Vallum defence ditch. Cawfields also boasts some of the best views across the rugged moorland vistas of the Northumberland National Park.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Roman and Anglo-Saxons Tyneside Tour

This tour tells you the story of the transition from the Roman into the Anglo-Saxon period in the North East of England. From Emperor Hadrian and his wall through to the Anglo-Saxons settling and laying the foundations for England as we know it today. Arbeia was a thriving Roman supply port with a diverse population ranging from local Britons and Gaulish soldiers to middle eastern traders. It is a great introduction to the story of the Roman empires frontier. Jarrow hall likewise tells a fantastic story of the Monk Bede - one of England's earliest Historian, Scientist and theologian. Both sites have fantastic reconstructions of buildings as they would have looked during the period as well as museum artifacts that show off the diverse history of the site.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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