Newcastle Castle

About Newcastle Castle

Standing on the site of the original 'New Castle' which gave the city its name, the Castle Keep and its medieval gatehouse the Black Gate are open daily and host a range of special events.

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.

Explore the anicent passageways and chambers; discover the hidden stories of its inhabitants, and take in the impressive views from the rooftop across the city ...

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The Black Gate, Castle Garth
Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead

Newcastle Castle's previous events