Newcastle Castle

        
Newcastle Castle

Open 7-days per week, visit our family-friendly historic attraction to discover the story of how Newcastle began, the reason the city got its name and to walk in the steps of the people who lived and died in the shadow of Newcastle Castle. Steeped in history this imposing Norman fortress, in the center of Newcastle Upon Tyne, is a rugged reminder of northern England's turbulent history. It is where the story of Newcastle began, the reason the city got its name and has the most commanding views over the city and the River Tyne.