Search
Hotel Deals
date_range
date_range

Map &
Directions
mode_edit
Write a Tip
chevron_left
 
chevron_right

Top Tours

 
Historical Walking Tour of Newcastle
"The tour begins at Earl Grey's Monument in Newcastle city centre and proceeds down Grey street to discuss the heritage of the Grainger Town. From there you stop on  Dean Street to look at the influence of Milburn House.Your next destina down onto Dean Street and up Dog Leap Stairs you focus on the 1960's and changes in physical geography. This leads to the Castle Keep - the location that gave Newcastle its name. From the Castle the you go up St. Nicholas's Street then to the Groat and the Bigg Market - both infamous and vital to the city. From here you continue onto Newgate Street. You pass The Gate go onto Low Friars Lane and then Dispensary Lane to Blackfriars - a medieval monastery.From Blackfriars you go to the Town Walls on Stowel Street looking at various battles in Newcastle's history. Following this onto Westgate Road and along to th"""The Historical Walking tour of Newcastle takes you through Newcastle's past from its roots in the Celtic age to the modern day. The tour shows you what has made Newcastle a world changing location! From the centre of town at Earl Grey's Monument this tour takes you on a journey in Newcastle's Past where Romes Soldiers
From GBP20.00
 
Cultural Walking Tour of Newcastle
"The Cultural Walking Tour starts at the Earl Grey's Monument in the centre of Newcastle. Accompanied with your guide you walk along Blackett Street and onto New Bridge Street West where you discuss the Charles Avison Building and The Laing Art Gallery.You then proceed down John Dobson Street after which you turn west onto Market Street and head down Deen Street for a short distance to the Theater Royal before proceeding onto High Bridge Street.After leaving High Bridge Street you will head south down the Bigg Market to St Nicholas Square and the Cathedral itself. You will then proceed to the Castle Keep and the High Level Bridge which was built by Robert Stephenson where you will be shown some of the famous riverside sig"""The Cultural Tour of Newcastle shows you Newcastle's creations sons and daughters of note! It will show you the locations where Newcastle has been developed or influenced the world. From sports and music to products and theater
From GBP20.00
 
Gory Walking Tour of Newcastle
"The tour begins at Earl Grey's Monument in Newcastle city centre and you will first head down Grey Street where you will look at medicine at the past. On  Dean street you will stop at the site of the old Turf Hotel.Your next stop will be the home of many notorious  and sympathetic characters. You will join Dog Bank after going along one of the old Chares looking at the life for the citizens of Newcastle in the past.The Tour then rejoins Dean street and goes along the Si"""The Gory walking tour of Newcastle takes you though the darker elements of Newcastle. From Necromancers Criminals Doctors and Surgeons of low moral quality and Resurrectionists the Gory tour will expose you to the life of many people in the past! This tour will help you understand how people survived in harsh conditions in any way they could the effect of small decisions have on many and how our attitudes to law and order have changed. This tour is not a ghost tour and will not involve paranormal activities during the course of the tour."
From GBP20.00

Most Viewed Things to Do in Durham

Things to Do

Durham Cathedral

On the cathedral door is this knocker, this one is a copy, the real one is in safe keeping for exhibitions.The door Knocker is famous because in the middle ages, fugitives could use it to get ...
View More
Things to Do

Durham Castle.

The castle began in 1072 by order of William the Conqueror, today the castle belongs to Durham University. So it has been in use for defence and education. The castle is an UNESCO Heritage site.and is...
View More
Things to Do

Market Place - Market Square

I overestimated the size of Durham's old town and was therefore also surprised to find a small marketplace instead of a larger one. However, the marketplace is nice to see and with all the tourists...
View More
Things to Do

Walks

It is well-known here on VT that I love to walk, I walk everywhere but generally if I am going out for a day's walking, i normally have it in my head that that is what I am going to do. It is not that...
View More
Things to Do

Around Durham

The Market place is a nice small Square,with statues, the streets are pleasant to wander around,but hilly up and down to the river and cathedral. The Cathedral and Castle are on UNESCO World ...
View More
Things to Do

Beamish Open Air Museum

c Beamish, The North of England Open Air Museum is an open-air museum located at Beamish, near the town of Stanley, County Durham, England. The museum's guiding principle is to preserve an example...
View More
 
 
Sponsored Listings
Things to Do

St Oswald's Church

Durham is an very religious city, founded effectively by monks on an older prehistoric site and with the Bishop of Durham still being one of the senior clerics in the Anglican church in the UK. No...
View More
Things to Do

HM Prison Durham

HM Prison, Durham. Once the country's most secure prison housing some of it's most notorious criminals. One of these, John McVicar, became the first man to escape from the jail, back in the 1970's....
View More
Things to Do

Palace Green

Palace Green is the grassy area between the Castle and the Cathedral. It is flanked on one side by the Almshouses. Until the twelfth century, during the time of Bishop Flambard, this area was the...
View More
Things to Do

Durham Light Infantry Museum & Art Gallery

I had visited the excellent Durham Light Infantry Regimental Museum (see seperate tip on this page) and whilst trying to find my way out, I saw a sign pointing upstairs to the "Durham Art Gallery". I...
View More
Things to Do

Lumiere - Festival of Lights

Durham Lumiere is a bi-annual lights festival featuring a series of light installations and projections on Durham's buildings, streets and bridges. The first edition was in November 2009 (which I...
View More
Things to Do

Museum & Heritage Centre

It is not as great and fancy as castle and Cathedral, but this local museum has its own charme. Although it may look old-fashioned, local history is shown here in a comprehensible way. They have a...
View More
Things to Do

World Heritage Centre

The visitor centre gives you an overview over Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral which form one of the first places with UNESCO World Heritage Site status. I actually recommend to visit it before...
View More
Things to Do

Almshouses

The row of almshouses, which stands on one side of Palace Green, once used to house the poor people of Durham. Today they are vegetarian tea rooms, frequented by students. The Almshouses were...
View More

Top Hotels in Durham

Hotels
Old Elvet, Durham, Durham, DH1 3JN, United Kingdom
Show Prices
Hotels
Freemans Place, Walkergate, Durham, DH1 1SQ, United Kingdom
Show Prices
Hotels
Carrville, Durham, Durham, DH1 1TD, United Kingdom
Show Prices
Hotels
Station Road Gilesgate, Durham, Durham, DH1 1LJ, United Kingdom
Show Prices
Hotels
New Elvet, Durham, Durham, DH1 3AQ, United Kingdom
Show Prices
Hotels
University College, University of Durham, Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3RW, United Kingdom
Show Prices
sourbugger's Profile Photo

sourbugger

"A trip down memory lane for sourbugger"
View Member
sandysmith's Profile Photo

sandysmith

"Daytripping to Durham"
View Member
steventilly's Profile Photo

steventilly

"Durham"
View Member
barryg23's Profile Photo

barryg23

"Durham"
View Member
maykal's Profile Photo

maykal

"Durham"
View Member