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Places To Visit

Newcastle Gateshead is steeped in 2000 years of history which can be seen as we walk around the city, passing en-route locations such as:

>>Grainger Town
>>Grey Street
>>Grainger Indoor Market
>>St Nicholas’ Anglican Cathedral
>>St. Mary’s R.C Cathedral
>>The Castle Keep and Black Gate
>>Newcastle Quayside & Bridges
>>Bessie Surtees House
>>Newcastle Quayside Guildhall
>>Gateshead Millennium Bridge
>>BALTIC Centre for Contemporary
>>Sage Gateshead, Music Centre
>>Newcastle City Wall and Blackfriars
>>Stowell St/Chinatown
>>St James’ Park
>>Newcastle University
>>Northumberland Street
>>Eldon Square
>>Bigg Market
>>Haymarket/Civic Centre
>>Great North Museum
>>Discovery Museum
>>Laing Art Gallery

About Newcastle Gateshead Walks and talks

A series of walks and talks are available for Newcastle Gateshead organised and led by husband and wife team Tom and Gwen Keating. Tom is the Regionally qualified Blue Badge Guide and can deliver tours of any kind to suit your requirements anywhere in the region, and also Cumbria.
Gwen is a NewcastleGateshead Green Badge Guide qualified to deliver walks and talks in Newcastle Gateshead.
Tom and Gwen are both members of the Institute of Tourist Guiding and also the Guild of Registered Tourist Guides and hold their professional qualifications and are fully insured.

PUBLIC WALKS – “ALONG THE WATER’S EDGE” - Led by Green Badge Guide Gwen Keating take place every Sunday from April to October. No booking required. Meet 10.45am at Sage, Gateshead Tourist Information Desk or Newcastle Guildhall, Quayside at 11.15am.
Other Walking tours of Newcastle and Gateshead are available by request and tailored to suit your requirements. Walks are available all year round by arrangement, for small or large groups including:
>>Daytime walks which can include for example: Newcastle’s regeneration, Architecture of the city, Medieval history, Riverside panoramas, Public Art.
>>Evening walks which can include for example: Discovering Newcastle’s grisly past and City pubs past and present.
>>Educational Walks for schools or Private groups can include Victorian Newcastle, City Art and Famous Novocastrians.
>>Various talks are also available by request on a range of subjects and tailored to suit your requirements. Welcome to the Region Introductory talks are provided also for visiting groups.
Contact us for further information and to discuss your requirements.



In the last decade, NewcastleGateshead has transformed itself into one of Europe’s most exciting places. For a fourth consecutive year, it claimed its place as the nation’s favourite English city-break destination, in The Guardian and Observer Travel Awards. Find out just what puts this place into the world class bracket, including world class arts facilities, History and architecture, Shopping and Events. Enjoy the spectacular panoramas of the Newcastle and Gateshead Quays with the famous seven bridges including the wonderful, Gateshead Millennium Bridge As we wander and explore the city we will discover many fascinating and varied public works of art and public monuments.

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