Stunning historical site in the gateway to old Newcastle, explore ancient passageways and chambers. This family-friendly historic attraction reveals the story of Newcastle. Learn how the city got it’s name and learn about life in the times of the castle. The castle grounds are not fully accessible, though there are parts that are. Please be aware there are many steps in certain areas and uneven surfaces, due the age of the building. Black Gate is fully accessible to wheelchair users and has ramps and lifts where required.