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Newcastle - The Walking Tour of Newcastle's Quayside

The Walking Tour of Newcastle's Quayside

(27 reviews)
Quayside, Newcastle, United Kingdom
45 mins

About the tour

Join me for a walk along Newcastle's historic Quayside, as we stop to admire some of the city's hidden secrets. We will see why the Romans decided to settle here nearly 2000 years ago, marvel over some of our iconic bridges, and learn about some of the famous people that have called this place their home. If we're really lucky (or unlucky), we might even bump into Newcastle's most famous ghost!

Meet your local guide


Despite being a fan of travel and exploring new places, Rob is still routed to living in the beautiful city that he has always called home. He studied Journalism at University and has worked on local radio for over 10 years, but it is underground where Rob is quite often found as a tour guided at Newcastle's Victoria Tunnel. Rob is intrigued by history, legends and quirky facts, and knows the city like the back of his hand. Geordies are always proud of their Newcastle, and Rob hopes he can convince virtual tourists to come and visit in real life!

Rob has been guiding since Apr 2018

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Newcastle with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Newcastle. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Jane A.

04 April 2021

Never been to Newcastle, so good to tour around, thank you

Jennie 🇬🇧 S.

03 April 2021

A great first tour! I loved going down near the Tyne! The camerawork got better as he got more confident! I will be looking out for more tours by Rob. My father came from South Shields, so I am always eager to learn more aboout the area he came from. Thank you Rob

Linda Julie T.

03 April 2021


Luiz B.

02 April 2021

Very interesting tour , lots of fabulous views

Linda E.

02 April 2021

Brought back lovely memories of a fantastic holiday. Camera moving around, could have held still more.

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