Newcastle Castle entrance ticket
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Newcastle Castle entrance ticket

Free cancellation
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Enjoy the family-friendly historic attraction of Newcastle Castle
  • Learn about the local history of the castle and Newcastle
  • Have fun roaming the grounds and see what you can discover!
What to expect

Come along and visit this family-friendly historic attraction of Newcastle Castle. Learn about its history and walk in the steps of the people who lived and died in its shadow.

On this self-guided tour, you'll be free to explore the castle however you like! This imposing Norman fortress in the center of Newcastle upon Tyne is made up of the Castle Keep and the Black Gate, the 13th-century gatehouse, and is a rugged reminder of northern England's turbulent history.

Newcastle Castle is a grim reminder of royal authority where armies gathered and criminals were imprisoned and executed. It is where the story of Newcastle began, the reason the city got its name and has the most commanding views over the city and the River Tyne.

You'll be able to learn all about this when you come and it's a great visit no matter the weather!

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • What's included
    • Entrance ticket to Newcastle Castle
    What's not included
    • Tour guide
    Reduced price
    • Children (ages 5-15)
    • Senior (ages 65+)
    • Concession (NHS, Police, Fire & Rescue Service, Ambulance, HM Coastguard, RNLI with Blue Light Card of Service ID, Armed Force or Veteran with Defence Service Card of RAFA Card, Students with ID card or TOTUM Card, Disabled, Unwaged)
    • Family (2 adults + 3 children/1 adult + 4 children)
    • Infants (ages 0-4): free of charge
    Where

    Castle Garth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1RQ

    What to remember
    • There is a maximum of 12 people per 30 minute slot inside the castle
    • Please note there are some steep stairs and uneven surfaces so please wear comfortable shoes
    • In order to support the NHS Test and Trace programme and to comply with the latest Government guidance for the tourism sector, you will be asked for the lead member's name, address and mobile or landline telephone number. This information will be kept for a minimum of 21 days
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    When
    • Please check the calendar for updated availability and starting time
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    Provider
    Newcastle Castle
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins.

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