Do this because
Discover Newcastle's past associated with true crime
Visit former jails, places of execution, and an actual crime scene
Learn about tales of witchcraft that loom over the city
What to expect
Come along on a guided walking tour in the evening and discover Newcastle's fascinating history of crime, executions and tales of debauchery.
You'll see Newcastle in a new light as you explore legends of witchcraft among the city, the lucrative trade of body-snatchers and pranks gone wrong.
Your tour guide will lead you throughout the city, including Newcastle's former jails, places of execution and courtrooms where you'll learn about the most infamous court cases. Feel shivers run up your spine as you are taken to actual crime scenes of days gone by!
COVID-19 informationThe following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
The experience complies with government regulations
Social distancing is enforced
Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
1.5 hour walking tour
What’s not included
Grey's Monument, 150 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF
Meet at Grey's Monument - your guide will be easy to spot wearing "Newcastle Tour Company" apparel and carrying a sign for the tour.
Newcastle Tour Company
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.
Important to know
- Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear
- Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the start of the tour