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Newcastle City Tours

Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 2LB, England
+44 7780 958679
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Northumberland Castles and Hadrian's wall

We had two really good trips with Newcastle City Tours. On the first day we got picked up and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jessicadacosta
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London, United Kingdom
Outstanding Day Out

This was everything we'd hoped for and more. With just one day in the area, we needed someone to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tecey
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Arlington, Virginia
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We provide private tours of Newcastle upon Tyne.Durham Cathedral and Castle. Hadrian's Wall tour includes Housesteads and Vindolanda Roman Forts. The Castle tour can include Holy Island/Lindisfarne,Bamburgh,Warkworth and Alnwick Castles[Alnwick is famous from the Harry Potter movies,Hogwarts,Downton Abbey and Robin Hood,Prince of Thieves.] Our business can collect you from the Cruise Terminal .We also offer a taxi service and we can provide saloon cars,mini busses or wheelchair access vehicles.All the drivers are police checked and carry photo I.D.Please note we only provide private tours of Newcastle and the surrounding area.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 2LB, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had two really good trips with Newcastle City Tours. On the first day we got picked up and taken to Lindisfarne then to Bamburgh and then Alwnick castle - on the second day we went to see various sites along Hadrian's Wall....I would definitely...More

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peter19532014, Owner at Newcastle City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Jessica and Nancy.I am pleased Newcastle City tours provided you with a good service and i will pass on your kind words to both drivers.There is plenty to explore and visit in and around Newcastle and you certainly found the best locations.Thank You for...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was everything we'd hoped for and more. With just one day in the area, we needed someone to help us find our way round. Peter picked us up promptly at our hotel and took us to the major sites along Hadrian's Wall. He adjusted...More

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peter19532014, Owner at Newcastle City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I really appreciate customers who take the time and effort to pass on great reviews of my business.Using Trip Advisor helps to spread the word about our services and wonderful area so that other travellers can benefit when they are planning their days out.Thank you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Paul was our guide on a perfect 7 hour day trip touring Hadrian's Wall. He picked us up promptly just before 9 in a comfy Mercedes taxi. We hit the big stops of Housesteads, Roman Army Museum, and Vindolanda, but from the start also got...More

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peter19532014, Owner at Newcastle City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Steve, Thank you for a wonderful review and i am pleased you enjoyed your tour with Newcastle City Tours. I will pass on your kind words to Paul.We try our best in offering a good service and really appreciate people who give us good...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have used the services of this company in the past with great satisfaction. This time we had another excellent driver, Paul, who took us to Alnwick Castle and to the Hadrian wall. The service is very professional. I certainly recommend it if you want...More

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peter19532014, Owner at Newcastle City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we are pleased you enjoyed your tour with us.The area around Newcastle has some wonderful scenery and castles. Warm Regards, Peter

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

Peter met us at the Cruise Dock and introduced us to our driver, Paul. Never having traveled to the area, we had told Peter that we wanted to spend our day in Newcastle touring nearby castles. When Paul asked if that was still the plan,...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We had a great day out to Hadrian’s Wall. Firstly Peter took us to some of the Hadrian’s Wall remains in Newcastle and then out to the Wall proper in the country side. We also visited 2 Roman forts very interesting and informative. This was...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Peter Irvine took us for a wonderful tour from our cruise ship on 14th May 2018. There was four of us from Australia. Peter was full of information and was able to take us to sights which interested us. A great time was had by...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

My husband & I only had about 6 hours to see the ancient sites along Hadrian's Roman Wall, so we hired Newcastle City Tours operator, Peter Irvine. He met our train from Edinburgh at 11am, and got us back for our 17:30pm train to York...More

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Peter I, Owner at Newcastle City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Dear Sarah, Well what can i say ? Spending a wonderful day with you and your husband was memorable because you wanted to see and know everything in your short time with me.The day flew over and thank you for taking the time to give...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

My husband, our almost 18 year old Grandson, and I took this tour today. Seeing Hadrian's Wall was a bucket list item for me, and I was not disappointed. Our driver, Paul, was brilliant - informative and very friendly. Highly recommended

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Peter Irvine, Newcastle City Tours, took my friend Susan and I on a personal tour of Hadrian’s Wall and associated/ancillary sites and I am pleased to report that it was a very edifying & interesting day = exactly what I had hoped for in my...More

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Peter I, Manager at Newcastle City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Hello Charles and Susan, I spent a most enjoyable day showing you a taster of my city and Hadrian`s Wall ..I cannot hank you enough for taking the time to review my business. Best Wishes, Peter Irvine

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bearmom500
12 September 2017|
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Response from Peter I | Property representative |
you would need a minimum of 6 hours,how ever there are small sections of the Wall on the outskirts of the city,just depends on how many hours you have. Regards, Peter
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drdon5
16 July 2017|
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Response from Peter I | Property representative |
Newcastle is a compact city whereby you will only require around 2 hours to do a tour.Are there any other places that you may want to visit outside of the city ? Regards, Peter
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bernadette d
23 April 2017|
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Our price would be around £150 in total.
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