Newcastle Castle

Newcastle Castle

Newcastle Castle, The Black Gate, Castle Garth, Newcastle upon Tyne


Steeped in history, this imposing Norman fortress is a rugged reminder of northern England’s turbulent past.

Newcastle Castle is where the story of Newcastle began and the reason it got its name.

This was no baron’s stately home. The Castle was a grim symbol of royal authority, where armies gathered and criminals were imprisoned and executed.

The most commanding views across the city and the River Tyne. The quitessential view of Newcastle and Gateshead.

Enjoy exploring the ancient passageways and chambers; discovering the hidden stories of the Castle’s inhabitants over the centuries and take a journey through The Gateway to Old Newcastle.

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