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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
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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
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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."
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Most Viewed Things to Do in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Newcastle Castle

If you’re anything like me, one of the first things you’ll want to see in Newcastle is the building that gives the city its name - so what can you expect? Well firstly, don’t expect a Bamburgh or...
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Chinatown and Stowell Street

UPDATE May 2016: extra photo added Newcastle’s small Chinatown is centred on Stowell Street, home to many Chinese restaurants and a few supermarkets. While small compared to those in other cities it...
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Angel of the North, Gateshead

In my opinion, this was created by a very keen but mediocre amateur who was fortunate in having an extremely gifted professional agent working for him. The side view works but any other view reveals...
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Tyne Bridge

The Tyne Bridge is the iconic symbol of Newcastle even though it now has some competition from the Millennium Bridge. People often comment on the similarities between the Tyne Bridge and Sydney...
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BALTIC, Gateshead

Based in the iconic Baltic Flour Mill, a building which must be Newcastle's answer to London's Battersea Power Station, the city has itself a respectable arts centre. Apart from the exhibits, and the...
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Quayside

The River Tyne has always been at the heart of Newcastle’s prosperity and a walk along The Quayside is a must for any visitor to the city. The Romans built the first bridge of any consequence across...
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St Nicholas Cathedral

England’s most northerly cathedral is easily recognisable by its Lantern Tower, which for some 500 years was a navigation point for vessels on the River Tyne. The Normans built the first church around...
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Day trips to the coast

jump on the metro and head to Tynemouth, there is so much history and scenic views to take in, as well as a abundance of pubs, cafes, restaurants etc. to suit everyone. Tynemouth is a village located...
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Earl Grey's Monument

The focal point of Newcastle isn’t the castle, cathedral or even the quayside, but Grey’s Monument in the heart of the city centre. You can’t miss the 130 ft column dedicated to Earl Grey who was...
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Millennium Bridge

I’ve already described the Millennium Bridge in another tip, so this will be one of my shortest reviews ever. http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/p/m/245b66/ All I need to say is that if the...
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Bessie Surtee's House

Sandhill, situated as it was, next to the riverside, would have been the hub of medieval Newcastle when Bessie Surtees’ House was built. There are several buildings of similar wooden construction...
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Football

For anyone interested in football, a tour of St James’ Park is a great opportunity to go behind the scenes. We did this some years ago and got a real thrill from sitting on the bench, visiting the...
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Blackfriars

Tucked away behind the popular Gate entertainment complex is this lovely peaceful haven amid the bustle of the city. A grassy square dotted with traces of ruined buildings is surrounded on three sides...
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Centre for Life

The Centre for Life opened in Newcastle back in the year 2000, but we have only just got round to visiting. Our perception had been that this is largely a place for children and families, rather than...
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Top Hotels in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Jesmond Dene Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE2 2EY, United Kingdom
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15-25 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1EW
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97-103 Osborne Road, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE2 2TJ, United Kingdom
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Newcastle Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 3DX, United Kingdom
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St James Gate, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7JH, United Kingdom
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Clasper Way, Swalwell, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE16 3BE, United Kingdom
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Top 5 Newcastle upon Tyne Writers

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toonsarah

"A city and its river"
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stevezero

"Many Bridges To Cross"
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sourbugger

"It's a different land"
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sandysmith

"Newcastle"
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dazherg

"The Toon"
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