This castle is split in two parts and is a must see!! It looks small on the outside but has plenty of rooms and history to see. The second part has 99 steps to great views of the city! Go up a little further to...More
About Newcastle Castle
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After visiting the Edinburgh Castle just the day before, this castle is just very small comparing. We came here on the very last day of our cruise and everybody was tired from the intensive ports of call during the last 12 days and none of...More
I found it hard to believe that I hadn't visited the castle before so decided to make a visit. It's split into two parts, the Black Gate, where you buy the tickets and it houses a museum, and the Castle Keep. There are great views...More
Didn't expect a lot from this as it was such a small castle and the first one I had visited. How deceiving the size can be. Once inside it just opened up and got bigger and bigger the further you went. Plenty to see from...More
Admission covers two sites which are split by the railway line. Most of the interesting stuff is in the castle keep. There are a lot of steps up to the top but you can stop on different floors on the way up to break up...More
Although from the city I had not visited the castle for years. It was a great insight into a varied history for the castle. Lots of stairs and took some working out the best route. Really are the best views of Newcastle and the guide...More
The railway cutting between the Black Gate and the Castle Keep is very special. The Keep has a well preserved structure and offers great views over Newcastle. While the Black Gate is accessible, the Keep isn't.
We found this quite by accident during our weekend in Newcastle, and really enjoyed it. There's two parts to it, so don't be put off by the £6.50 fee for the first bit (black gate), it's very good value for money and the whole story...More
Loved this castle. Its full of history and its full of interesting nooks and crannies and stairs and stairs and more stairs. Had a few hours of fun here. Well worth a visit at least once if not more!