Unlock the forgotten stories of Newcastle’s past as you walk around the city using the free Hidden Newcastle mobile app. Discover the real people who lived and worked in our familiar streets. Visit the Hidden Newcastle website.
Around 100 commemorative plaques are located around Newcastle to highlight its historic buildings and structures, and to show the city's connections with eminent figures from the past.
Heritage Open Days are a unique opportunity to step into the past, free of charge and find out more about the 2000 years of history that has made the North East the vibrant place that it is today. Heritage Open Days are held annually in September. Visit the Heritage Open Days website.
This exciting project focuses on Newcastle’s social, cultural and creative heritage using the ancient Black Gate as a focus for exploring the City’s rich history, culture and character. Visit the Old Newcastle website.
Ideal for both residents and visitors, explore the city on a guided tour by foot, bus or via a cruise on the Tyne. Find out more about tours of the city.
We have produced several leaflets that will help you enjoy the heritage of Newcastle. They are available from the Visitor Information Centre or you can download a copy below.
Page last updated: 10 May, 2013