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Welcome to the Newcastle - upon - Tyne unofficial city guide & unofficial tourism site. Here you can find all the information you need to make your tourism journey more fun. It'll be updated regularly.

The official tourism website is at https://www.newcastlegateshead.com/.

About

The City Of Newcastle - upon - Tyne rests on the River Tyne near the mouth of the river and the Shields Inlet which pours into the river and into the North Sea. Prior to becoming an incorporated city, New Castle was called Monkchester during the Anglo-Saxon period until the year 1701. The city became an incorporated city by government statute in 1701 BCE. The city was a Roman Britannic township from 1410 BCE as Pons Aelius to 410 BCE.

Maps

The maps are made using Google Maps MapMaker tool. Click the links below to jump to a map.

Historical Trail

Around Newcastle, you'll find Red Markers with the text "City Trail" in the marker symbol. The landmarks featuring these markers are of historical importance and city heritage. You can find them all listed below in order. Click the location to take you to the location on Google Maps.:

  • The White Cross | Official Website
  • theGATE | Official Website
  • Old Newcastle Town Walls | Official Website
  • Old Newcastle Town Walls Turrets | Official Website
  • Old Newcastle Town Walls Gates | Official Website
  • Old Newcastle Roman Tyne Bridge | Official Website
  • Old Newcastle The Black Gate | Official Website
  • Old Newcastle Castle Keep | Official Website
  • Old Newcastle Anglo-Saxon Church | Official Website
  • Old Newcastle Old Moot Hall | Official Website
  • Old Newcastle The Assembly Rooms | Official Website
  • COE St. Nicholas Cathedral Church | Official Website
  • HRP Newcastle Old Gaol | Official Website
  • Lying-In Maternity Hospital | Official Website
  • Grey’s Monument | Official Website
  • Central Arcade | Official Website
  • Grainger Market | Official Website
  • Old Newcastle The Hay Market | Official Website

City Trail

See “Historical Trail” for locations.