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Newcastle Cathedral - Dare You Climb the Tower: The Cathedral Church of St Nicholas


Are you ready for a unique Halloween experience? Have you got what it takes to climb the tower?

Get involved in all of the climbing action as Newcastle Cathedral are offering a rare chance to climb the 162 steps of Newcastle Cathedral’s Lantern Tower with breath-taking views of the city.

Learn while you climb as each aspect of the tower reveals a unique story of the heritage and people of Newcastle upon Tyne.

During the climb up, stop to take a breath at the Cathedral Bell Chamber and hear some of the fascinating stories behind the Cathedral's history.

Are you ready to take on the steps?

Tickets are available to buy online.

Please note all event details are accurate at time of publishing, but details are subject to change due to the current coronavirus pandemic. Please visit the venue's website for updates and information. 

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£20 per group


31st October 2020

Venue Details
St Nicholas Cathedral; the Mother Church of the Diocese of Newcastle which stretches from the Tyne to the Tweed. For over 900 years St Nicholas has been the parish church of Newcastle but when in 1882 the new Diocese was founded it also became Englands...


0191 232 1939

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St. Nicholas Churchyard

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The tour will only be accessible to those of full mobility, the tower is not suitable for anyone frightened by heights or confined spaces and is not suitable if you have a medical condition such as a heart or respiratory disorder which may be exacerbated by climbing stairs.

Sensible footwear must be worn and no large bags are permitted on the tour.

Minimum age 13. All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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