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Newcastle City Guides

Newcastle upon Tyne NE8 3AE, England
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Excellent value from knowledgable guide

An Interesting and informative tour with interesting insights. It gave an excellent start to find... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
John-Rosie-13
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Coldstream, United Kingdom
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Great tour!

Sheila took us around Newcastle and told us all about the city. At noon the Millenium bridge opens... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Jasper B
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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We are a group of enthusiastic, well-trained volunteers who, with NewcastleGateshead Initiative, share a passion for the history, heritage and culture of our great city. We provide entertaining and fully researched historical walks around Newcastle, Gateshead and surrounding areas as well as opening Grey's Monument to visitors once a month: All money received for our tours is used to fund and develop our services to our visitors
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Newcastle upon Tyne NE8 3AE, England
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

An Interesting and informative tour with interesting insights. It gave an excellent start to find places to explore further. As a concession the £3 was great value.More

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GeordieSez, Secretary at Newcastle City Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thank you for your positive review of your recent tour. We like to feedback to the guides involved so it would be great if you had the date and title of the walk and if possible the name of your guide. Hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Sheila took us around Newcastle and told us all about the city. At noon the Millenium bridge opens and we were just in time on the high bridge to watch this. We were with a small group and she extended the tour a little because...More

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GeordieSez, Newcastle City Guides Secretary 2018 at Newcastle City Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Apologies for a delay in responding to your excellent review. I wanted to update you as I passed your feedback to the individual guide who was delighted at the feedback and commented that she had enjoyed scoring your party around our city. Maybe we will...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

If you are thinking about a walking tour of Newcastle, you absolutely should use Newcastle City Guides. They are local volunteers and passionate about their city. They also have a wealth of history! We took a 2 tour with Tony on the medieval city. It...More

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GeordieSez, Secretary 2017 Newcastle City Guides at Newcastle City Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for this great review and I will ensure Tony gets your feedback. Perhaps another time you can join one of our other tours. Thanks again for your comments

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

The tour was a great introduction to Newcastle and its history. The guide was friendly and knowledgable and had lots of interesting facts and stories to tell, which made Newcastle come alive. The time passed quickly as we walked through Grainger town taking in sights...More

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GeordieSez, Secretary 2017 Newcastle City Guides at Newcastle City Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for your positive comments. As we like to give feedback to the guide do you recall the name of the guide or can you give me the date you attended? We hope that you may join us for other walks in future

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

I went on a city guided walking tour last Friday. The guide was excellent and provided marvellous information and anecdotes. The tour was very interesting and started at Grainger Arcade taking in Grey St, Grainger Market, High Bridge, Bigg Market, Castle Garth and Quayside. Whether...More

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GeordieSez, Secretary 2017 Newcastle City Guides at Newcastle City Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thanks for your positive review of our City Highlights tour that you joined recently. It is always heartening to get feedback, especially when it is good. Our volunteers enjoy delivering our tours and I will ensure your comments are passed on to the guide. Hope...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Ed was an excellent tour guide, very knowledgeable and interesting. A much better way to see the city than just wandering around aimlessly.

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GeordieSez, Secretary 2017 Newcastle City Guides at Newcastle City Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

We are delighted you enjoyed the tour and hope the rest of your stay is good. Please feel free to share any photos you may have taken. Thanks again

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Our guide (Marion) was erudite,witty and passionate about the city. The 90 minutes passed very quickly. Be warned there are a number of steep flights of steps to navigate. The tour was full of information that we would not have known otherwise and very good...More

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GeordieSez, Secretary 2017 at Newcastle City Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for this review and we will ensure that your comments are fedback to Marion, Hope to see you again on our tours

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Newcastle City Guides are enthusiastic, well-trained volunteers who share a passion for the history, heritage and culture of their city. They offer daily "City Heritage" walks that hit the high spots, plus two or three other walks each week on specific neighborhoods. The cost is...More

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GeordieSez, Secretary 2017 at Newcastle City Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thanks for the positive review about How the Other Half Lived. We appreciate any feedback and it is particularly good to get such positive comments. Do you recall the name of your guide so that I can feedback your review. We hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2017

We joined Pat for the daily city tour which went from the Central Arcade and eded up at the Quayside in time for us to see the Millennium Bridge raising, this was planned and a bonus as Pat knew this was going to happen. We...More

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GeordieSez, Secretary 2017 at Newcastle City Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent Highlights walk. We will ensure it gets back to the relevant guide. Maybe we will see you on other tours later in the season

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Took an hour and a half city tour. Because of the weather it turned into a private tour, the guides will take any size group. No booking required, just turn up. My guide was very entertaining and knowledgeable, she could answer any of my questions....More

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GeordieSez, Secretary at Newcastle City Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for your review and so pleased you enjoyed your tour. Our guides pride themselves on sharing their knowledge and stories so are always delighted to get such feedback. We ope to see you again on one of our tours.

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Alexa R
17 April 2018|
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Response from GeordieSez | Property representative |
Please accept my apologies for the delay in responding. We have our City Highlights Walks running daily from June 01 to Sept 30 and specialist Heritage Walks on Sunday afternoons between April and October. Check our... More
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Alexa R
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Response from GeordieSez | Property representative |
We do but it would be useful to get more information on when you are visiting. Our City Highlights Walks begin on the first Saturday in May and are available on all Saturdays in May. From 010618-300918 these walks are... More
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