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Newcastle History Tour
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Newcastle History Tour

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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. Admire Grey’s Monument, Grey Street, the Castle Keep, the Tyne River, and hear about the Victorian entrepreneurs who made Newcastle an Industrial Revolution powerhouse, and discover churches, hidden stairways, and a medieval monastery.
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  • 2 hours
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$39.12
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Guided City Walking Tour of Newcastle

Guided City Walking Tour of Newcastle

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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 less than 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 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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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.93
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A Taste Of Newcastle Food Tour
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A Taste Of Newcastle Food Tour

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Instead of randomly choosing restaurants and foods while in Newcastle, ensure you hit its best culinary offerings—and landmark sights—during this private tour. With a guide for navigation and personalized attention; visit some of the top food haunts to taste their wares and meet the people behind them. Dive into Grainger Market, visit independent eateries along the Quayside, and enjoy tastings—and the city views—at the Baltic Centre.
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  • 3 hours
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A Roam With a Roman: 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour of Hadrian's Wall

A Roam With a Roman: 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour of Hadrian's Wall

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Explore the hidden gems and iconic sites of beautiful Northumberland on this 2-hour guided walking tour. Learn about the rise and fall of one of Rome’s most famous constructions at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hadrian’s Wall. Discover why Northumberland has more castles than any other county in England. See romantic moorland, sweeping coastlines and medieval villages. This tour brings the places you visit to life, by telling you the secrets tales and anecdotes that archaeologists usually keep to themselves. The tour is perfect for visitors who want to get off the beaten track to explore the history and culture of rugged Northumberland.
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  • 2 hours
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Hadrian's Wall Day Tour - A guided walk of the Roman Frontier

Hadrian's Wall Day Tour - A guided walk of the Roman Frontier

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Once the Roman Empire’s northernmost frontier, Hadrian’s Wall comprises stretches of walls, forts, and barracks. Tap deeper into its history than if alone on this full-day walking tour. Explore parts of the wall, and the remains of the Housesteads fort and Vindolanda supply station, as a guide explains the lives of the soldiers once based here. The tour includes lunch, with the option of transfers from Newcastle for added convenience.
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  • 8 hours
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4-Hour Hadrian’s Wall Guided Tour
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4-Hour Hadrian’s Wall Guided Tour

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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. The Romans always intended to conquer Britain. Julius Caesar wrote about the riches of the British Isles... and also of giants and monsters. While Caesar made initial contact with the peoples of Britain, a full scale invasion would take another 90 years. Political turmoil in Rome was the catalyst for the new emperor, Claudius to bring his forces to the shores of Britain, changing the country forever.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Newcastle Roman Fort Tour

Newcastle Roman Fort Tour

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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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  • 4 hours
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Roman and Anglo-Saxons Tyneside Tour
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Roman and Anglo-Saxons Tyneside Tour

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South Shields and Jarrow contain fantastic history from before the Romans and, today, are vibrant towns in the North East of England. On this tour, you’ll hear the story of the Roman Fort of Arbeia and the Anglo-Saxon story of the North East at Jarrow Hall. At Arbeia, you’ll discover the stories of soldiers and civilians alike – with dedications to Middle-Eastern traders, slaves and native Britons, all living together at this frontier. At Jarrow Hall, you’ll explore the story of the Germanic Anglo-Saxons through the museum dedicated to the Venerable Bede. Bede is arguably the greatest scholar of the Dark Ages, not only a monk, but also a teacher, scientist and historian in a time most believe to be violent, uneducated and unrecorded. Both sites have fantastic reconstructions of buildings from their periods, including a Roman gatehouse, barracks block and commanding officers’ house. What 3 Words starting location: ///rocky.move.wide
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  • 4 hours
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Roman Two Hour Tour
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Roman Two Hour Tour

Hadrian’s Wall, the UNESCO world heritage site is the frontier of the Roman Empire. The frontier extended for 80 roman miles and covers many landscapes. Segedunum was the first fort on the wall, so why not visit it first? The fort is home to fantastic reconstructions of the Roman way of life - such as a section of the wall which can be viewed and walked along and a museum that brings the Roman world to life. You will be able to step into the Roman world and learn about this fantastic, ruthless but creative culture that conquered much of the known world. The fort was home to the mixed cavalry and infantry unit of troops from France- the fourth cohort of Lingones. It was their job to defend the river and to ensure that the frontiers wild Britons were policed. Your guide will explain and share the stories that the fort has and give you an insight into Roman life at the Northern frontier of the Empire. The tour can be booked at 10:00 am or 2 pm.
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  • 2 hours
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Hadrian's Wall: Explore the ruins of Housesteads Roman Fort on this audio tour

Hadrian's Wall: Explore the ruins of Housesteads Roman Fort on this audio tour

This is a self-guided audio tour (EXCLUDING ENTRY TICKET) around the ruins of Housesteads Roman Fort, one of the original forts built along Hadrian's Wall. On this tour, you'll see where soldiers and civilians lived. By the end of the tour, you'll also understand what remains of the best-preserved Roman fort in Northumberland. Please note that this tour does not include entry to the fort. It is an accompaniment to your fort visit.
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  • 40 minutes to 1 hour 5 minutes
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What people are saying about Archaeology Tours in Newcastle-upon-Tyne

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Newcastle History Tour
"Extremely knowledgable and friendly guide. Would never have known all the things he explained. Our both teens also enjoyed.. He sent a message a few hours before the walk and having his number was handy"..."
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Guided City Walking Tour of Newcastle
"Rob was very entertaining and I felt I learnt a lot from the tour the history of Newcastle including how it got his name"..."
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A Taste Of Newcastle Food Tour
"We had a absolutely amazing time on our food tour. We visit Newcastle a lot and we went to lots of places we’d never heard of. The food and drink provided was perfect, and Amy is a fantastic host. I’d recommend it to anyone"..."
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A Roam With a Roman: 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour of Hadrian's Wall
"Excellent guide. Excellent tour. Located at a beautiful but less crowded part of the wall. Without people the wall and area are amazingly peaceful. Great way to see the wall by train in/out of Newcastle."..."
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4-Hour Hadrian’s Wall Guided Tour
"A fabulous trip back in time due to our amazing guide Kevin , who went out of his way to ensure I made it to the trip . His knowledge and oration made the experience come alive ! Strongly recommend ! Diolch yn fawr !"..."
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Newcastle Roman Fort Tour
"We spent a great afternoon with Alex, who gave us a great deal of information about the construction ofHadrian's wall as well as the living and working conditions of the Roman soldiers in the forts. He is extremely knowledgeable and his enthusiasm helped make history come alive for us."..."

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