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Now reopened to the public after a £1.67M restoration... Explore the site of the Castle that gave the city its name and discover its medieval gatehouse, the Black Gate. Uncover the changing face of the Castle through the ages: from royal fortress...more
All reviews black gate great views from the top worth the climb railway line worth a visit information boards small museum interesting visit per adult steeped in history interesting place entrance fee great place to visit city centre gatehouse newcastle armour
Worth a visit but at present the tickets are only sold from the Black Gate so go there first. That is where the only loos are at present so go there first! When it rains the boardwalks can be slippy. There is no wheelchair access...More
We brought a group of 12 to the Castle and we had a tour from Steve, who was brilliant. He is a great storyteller and really brought the whole castle complex to life for our group. There was a bit of confusion when we went...More
This was my second time and I enjoyed it as much as the first time. The views from the top are worth every careful step up the many stairs. They also offer small-seating movies during warmer times of the year, which would be really fun.
As others have said, this castle does not have the appearance that we are perhaps used to castles having. It is still fairly impressive inside and looking up from the outside. It was kind of confusing to buy the ticket at a different building (and...More
With the castle itself not looking that big (as we're from North Wales and DO have massive castles) it was surprisingly big (bit like the TARDIS ha ha)!!! The only problem was it made us both feel old after as we were up steps, down...More
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