Blue Badge Guides

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Discover more on your visit to NewcastleGateshead with a fascinating guided walking tour from one of the many knowledgeable Blue Badge Guides.

Blue Badge Guides are accredited professional guides offering a personalised service to build itineraries for groups and individuals looking to explore not just NewcastleGateshead, but locations across North East England - from the breath-taking Northumberland National Park to the north and the historic Durham City to the south. Be inspired by stories of the North East. Discover the unexpected and learn more about hidden history in Newcastle, Gateshead and nearby Northumberland and Durham. There is much to explore and the local and passionate Blue Badge tour guides will add colour and living history to a walk around some of the North Easts most fascinating locations.

Blue Badge Guides

Northern Secrets specialises in personal guided tours in English and German and is committed to providing a unique journey of the highest quality.

Personalised Touring Services are husband and wife team, Tom and Gwen Keating. They provide specialist Blue Badge and Green Badge guiding and itinerary planning services across NewcastleGateshead & North East England.

For individuals and small groups, regular city focused walking tours City Highlights take place throughout the summer season and are delivered by volunteer Newcastle City Guide alongside a programme of one-off themed tours throughout the year. Newcastle City Guides offer fully researched, historical and entertaining guided walking tours of Newcastle, Gateshead and the wider region.

Walter Willcox is a freelance, official Blue Badge Guide with a wealth of knowledge, ready to take visitors on a walking tour of Newcastle,Gateshead and Hadrians Wall with specialism in Romans in the North. Contact Walter by email here to book your tour.

Heather McFall is a qualified Blue Badge Guide who is passionate about historical and horticultural tours and is an accredited Durham Cathedral Guide.

North East England Tourist Guides are made up of a collective of professional Blue Badge Guides with extensive knowledge and in-depth passion of the North East of England. Their guides can show you the best of Newcastle and Gateshead and the surrounding areas and will help you plan your visit. Choose from walking tours, museum visits and guiding by coach or minibus. All tours are bespoke to suit you or your groups needs.

The Victoria Tunnel runs beneath the city from the Town Moor down to the Tyne with an entrance in Ouseburn. The tunnel is open all year round to the public for guided tours which include fantastic sound and visual effects.

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Opening Hours

(1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)



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