Dive into the rich tapestry of Newcastle with this engaging Self-Guided Audio Tour, perfectly tailored for history buffs and culture enthusiasts. Get ready to be immersed in stories and sights that have shaped this vibrant city.
As you embark on this auditory adventure, you'll be walking in the footsteps of kings, architects, and famous authors – all at your own pace, with the city’s echoes as your soundtrack.
Starting at the iconic Newcastle Castle, the seed from which the city grew, this journey catapults you back over 800 years to the origins of Newcastle. The route winds through time, taking you next to the spiritual heart at Newcastle Cathedral, before beckoning you to the hallowed halls of the Lit and Phil Society, where the whispers of literary giants linger. As you continue, the architectural grandeur of Grainger Town unfolds, with the notable architecture marking a pause in time.
Ascend past Earl Grey, perched atop his Monument, and admire the Laing Art Gallery's exterior, signaling a celebration of local and global creativity.
Your final stretch crosses the magnificent Tyne Bridge, a steel colossus that binds Newcastle to Gateshead.
This tour promises unforgettable moments, from the clang of cathedral bells to the silent stories of stone and steel. With each step, unlock the allure hidden in Newcastle's streets and structures, and let the city's legacy resonate long after the tour concludes.