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!