Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Newcastle Castle

Where does Newcastle get its name? This medieval fortification was built on the site of the fortress that gave Newcastle its name. Visit the sites most prominent remaining structures, The Castle Keep, Stone Tower and Black Gate

Steeped in history this imposing Norman fortress, in the center of Newcastle Upon Tyne, is a rugged reminder of northern England’s turbulent history. This was no baron’s stately home. Newcastle Castle is a grim reminder of royal authority where armies gathered, and criminals were imprisoned and executed. It is where the story of Newcastle began, the reason the city got its name and has the most commanding views over the city and the River Tyne.

Open 7-days per week, visit the family-friendly historic attraction to reveal the story of how Newcastle began, the reason the city got its name and to walk in the steps of the people who lived and died in the shadow of Newcastle Castle. A great visit no matter the weather

Adult – £8.50*
Concessions – £7.50*
Child (5-15) – £5.00*
Family (2 Adults, 2 Children) – £24.00*

Everyday – 10:00 – 17:00 (Last Entry 16:15)

*The Gift Aid scheme enables charities to reclaim the basic rate tax from HM Revenue & Customs on personal donations from UK taxpayers, currently adding 25% more at no extra cost to the donor.