Welcome to Newcastle City and Northumberland Tours
Newcastle City Tours offer you the safest and most convenient way of exploring the wonderful city of Newcastle and the surrounding area. Our tours are designed specifically to ensure that on every stop you visit a place of interest, unique to Newcastle and NORTHUMBRIA.
Our tours of Newcastle City include some wonderful sites such as Newcastle Keep and the Quayside, while our tours of the surrounding region include many fascinating World Heritage Sites such as Hadrian's Wall and Durham Cathedral.
Newcastle City Tours are designed to enable you to make the most of your trip to the North East, allowing you to maximise the time you have in the region by providing you with carefully planned tours.
Newcastle City Tours have received support from Business Link, Dept. of Trade & Investment, One NorthEast, and the European Regional Development Fund.
We recently won silver in the Tourism Ambassador category at the One NorthEast Tourism Awards ceremony held at Newcastle Civic Centre in October 2006.
The Farne Islands are situated 1-1.5 miles off the Northumberland Heritage Coastline
The islands now boast just over 98,500 breeding pairs of birds. There is a huge diversity of seabirds and wildlife on the islands, from Puffins to Razorbills, the rarest Roseate Tern, to Common or Garden Cormorants.
The islands offer unique opportunities to observe the inquisitive nature of the rarest seal species in the world, the grey seal. The Farne Islands are home to the largest Grey Seal colony, latest data from the islands record that there are 3,800 animals with an average of 1,200 pups born annually.
Cragside Hydro Electric Power House:
Cragside House is the worlds first hydro electric powered house. Home of Lord Armstrong, the great Victorian Industrialist
Ancestral home of the family of George Washington:
Washington Old Hall is a manor house located in the Washington area of Tyne and Wear. It lies in the centre of Washington, being surrounded by other villages.
The manor was the ancestral home of the family of George Washington, the first President of the United States.