One of the few places of interest in Newcastle city centre that we felt was worth a visit. The site is split between two buildings - the black gate & the keep - which look quite impressive as you approach them - just a shame...More
About Newcastle Castle
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The entrance fee of 6.50 pounds is well worth it. The castle keep, built in the 13th century, has interconnected staircases where you can climb to the rooftop (99 steps) to get an excellent view of the city and river. There is also the great...More
My first visit to Newcastle and did not even know it still had a castle. It was a great visit. The climb to the top was steep, but had a banister and wide steps so was not too bad. The views were amazing. It was...More
We discovered Newcastle for the 1st time. It was really nice day out and was fun showing our visiting friends bit of Newcastle history.
This place is surprisingly rich in history and worth a visit. Our party came through on the way to the pub and we expected a few minutes, but ended up staying an hour. Worth checking out.
Much more to see than you first expect. Good to get some culture, and I hadn't even realised Newcastle had a castle!!
The building of the railways rather destroyed the site of Newcastle's castle. What remains is a very interesting keep that you can explore in its many stair cases and little rooms. Great views from the roof.
Sounds silly but I didn't realise there was a castle in Newcastle. This is a very interesting building where you are free to walk around all the rooms. Don't miss going up to the roof to get good views of the city. The small museum...More
Make sure you go to the Black gate first for your tickets lots of people go to the keep first and have to go back to get the tickets, this could be made a little clearer. Lots of steps throughout and about 100steps to the...More