Newcastle Half Day Tour, Castle and Blackfriars Dinner

Newcastle Half Day Tour​,​ Castle and Blackfriars Dinner

Newcastle Upon Tyne is the regional capital of the North East of England. A city of world-changing inventions​,​ fantastic people and rich history as well as fantastic food for you to enjoy! This tour will show you Newcastle from its earliest times through to the modern-day and will include entry to Newcastle's castle and the Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas​,​ with your evening meal at Blackfriars restaurant. This tour is a great way to immerse yourself into the history and the sights of Newcastle and discover how the city has changed the world. Welcome to Newcastle starting as a Roman Fort and growing to become one of the major cities of the industrial revolution; Newcastle has a fantastic story to tell. We will provide this through a guided walk of Newcastle showing you the key sites of the city over three hours. We will take you to the Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas and then Newcastle’s Castle; both part of the historic core of the city. Newcastle’s Castle dates from 1080​,​ built by one of the sons of William the Conqueror​,​ the castle has defended against Scottish attacks including a failed assault by William Wallace! St. Nicholas Cathedral church is first mentioned in 1092 and developed as the primary parish in Newcastle. This tour will take you around the core of Newcastle and includes entrances to the castle and Cathedral and areas where the industrial revolution occurred which have shaped much of Newcastle. At Blackfriars you will discover a menu of gutsy​,​ traditional British food using seasonal produce from the local farms and producers. They serve one of the best early evening set menus in Newcastle. The fantastic a la carte menu​,​ which changes regularly to capitalise on the seasonal produce of the North East Region​,​ is considered one of the best in the region. After dining with them you will see why they were voted Taste of England by the North East England Tourism Awards. What 3 Words starting location: ​/​​/​​/​rotate.angel.monks


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Note: This tour starts at 9 am or 1 pm


Location 150 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF, UK

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