What an impressive building inside, such a maze of rooms, corridors & stairs, the view from the top though is amazing, beautiful views of the bridges & trains going past!! Well worth the money.
About Newcastle Castle
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I felt a little out of breath winding my way round all those staircases, but well worth the effort. You need a head for heights, but the views of the Tyne and Newcastle are fabulous from the top. It could do with a little bit...More
The Black Gate Museum & the Castle Keep have some interesting artifacts on display as well as a small shop selling sweets and souveniers. Although the climb to the top of the Keep involves negotiating more than 100 stone steps the view over the river...More
This is an authentic castle, probably the one after which the city is named. I only saw it from the outside, without taking the tour, but even there you have informative posters and a beautiful garden to see!
Very interesting castle and associated buildings restored to the best condition with out complete renovation the roof is accessible giving commanding views of the Tyne, there are, as you might expect steep staircases to negotiation whilst each nock and cranny reveal something of interest.
This was an unexpected gem. Wherever we travel we always try to fit in a tour of a local castle. I'd never heard of Newcastle Castle but I'm so glad we visited! The keep is still in incredible condition. If you are like me &...More
My 79 year old mother and I were in Newcastle and came across the castle and decided that it would be a good place to have a look around. There were lots of boards up saying that tickets could be purchased.from reception which could be...More
The castle itself is bit unique in that the train station runs through it and the castle was almost destroyed by the train station plans early on. The exhibits are interesting but need more explanation as to their context.