Explore Newcastle's commemorative plaques

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. 

To view a mobile friendly version, click on 'View Larger Map' and open using Google Maps for mobile. Alternatively, view the full list of commemorative plaques.

Heritage Open Days in Tyne and Wear

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 in Tyne and Wear website.

The Old Newcastle Project

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.

Download an Explore Newcastle guide

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.

Download the Hidden Newcastle mobile app

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.

Tours of Newcastle

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.

Download walking guides.

Page last updated: 
19 October 2016
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