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Welcome to OldNewcastle - Where The Story Begins.

We will be unveiling our brand new website very soon...

In the meantime, for our upto date events programme please see our Newcastle Castle Events page.

Newcastle upon Tyne circa 1600Visit OldNewcastle to explore nearly 2000 years of history all packed into half a square mile. Whether you want to explore, take in the fine architecture or discover the rich heritage of the historic heart of Newcastle, there's something here for everyone.

Explore the site of the Roman Fort of Pons Aelius or visit one of the UKs finest examples of Norman stone keeps or donjons. Stop in at The Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas, with its fine 15th century Lantern Tower which for centuries guided ships up the Tyne or take a leisurely stroll around The Black Gate, a Barbican built to the north entrance of the Castle during the reign of King Henry III.

Funded through the Heritage Lottery Fund

Old Newcastle

Part of the Heart of the City Project