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New guidebook

Newcastle Castle: The Gateway to Old Newcastle is a 34-page, lavishly illustrated guide to the site.

The book is written collaboratively by the Castle’s learning and development team and designed by Newcastle-based graphic artist Velcrobelly (

Images bring the book to life – including dramatic reconstructions produced by archaeological illustrator Kelvin Wilson.

It also features archive photographs from Newcastle Libraries' collection, floorplans, and an in-depth timeline of Newcastle's history. It is available to buy from the Black Gate reception at Newcastle Castle for £3.95, or £5.00 (including £1.05 postage and transaction fee) via the link below.

Please note: This offer is only available to UK residents. We cannot be held responsible for refunding customers who order from overseas. Items will be dispatched First Class on the following Wednesday to when you make your order. Please ensure an up-to-date delivery address is attached to your PayPal account.