Newcastle & Gateshead
Tyne and Wear
0191 232 8226
0191 232 8448
Trinity House, Newcastle, is a Maritime organisation, dedicated to safe navigation and welfare of seamen.
Established in 1492, the organisation was granted a Royal Charter of Incorporation in 1536 by King Henry VIII and has operated by Royal Chater ever since.
Its principal work today is to Examine, Licence and Administer Deep-Sea Pilots. The House administers an education and training programme for Sea-Scouts, Sea-Cadets and other youth organisations.
The House also maintains the buildings and preserves the heritage and ancient traditions of this unique organisation
The Buildings forming the Trinity House complex include -
The private Brethrens Chapel- 1505
The entrance Hall - 1800
The Banqueting Hall and Board Room- 1721
Ship or maritime heritage site, Association or society
Courtyard - Mon to Fri 0900 to 1700
Entrance Hall - Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri 1000 to 1400.
Guided Tour Friday at 1300.
Tours for groups by prior arrangement.
Closed: Easter and Xmas, and at other times for business requirements.
Entrance Hall £0.50 - Children free.
Guided Tour - £3.50 (£5.00 with brochure) Child £1.00
Phone or fax for up-to-date opening details.
NOTE: BUSINESS USE OF THE PREMISES TAKES PRIORITY OVER ACCESS FOR PUBLIC.
A unique collection of maritime paintings and other artifacts.
Key artists and exhibits
- Paintings by J.W. Carmichael, Peter Paul Rubins, Backhuyzen, etc., etc.
Heritage Open Days 2014: Trinity House
- 13 September 2014
Historic maritime organisation in a gGrade I listed building with Entrance Hall, Chapel (1505) and Banqueting Hall (1730). Maritime artefacts and paintings on display.
Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.