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Bourne House 4mi Thu 11 Jan
Premier Inn, Pity Me to Durham University Science Site 4mi 18 Jun 2015
Durham railway station to Premier Inn, Pity Me via Aykley Heads 2mi 18 Jun 2015
Lower Mountjoy to Durham Rail 1mi 18 Jun 2015
Pity Me to Lower Mountjoy 3mi 18 Jun 2015
Durham Rail to Pity Me 2mi 18 Jun 2015

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Days Out

Weekend rides

Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Durham:

Auckland Castle Deer House · 12mi one-way
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The Cycle Hub · 34mi round-trip
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Derwentcote Steel Furnace · 36mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Durham

The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Durham:

To Barrow-in-Furness, Ulverston, Grange-Over-Sands, Kendal, Kirkby Stephen, Barnard Castle, Willington, Brandon, Hetton-Le-Hole and Sunderland.

To Consett, Rowlands Gill and Gateshead.


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What are the roads like? Which are the most cycle-friendly cafés? Where’s your favourite place for a Saturday afternoon spin? Share your knowledge with other local cyclists.

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Smart Turns – new on's route-planner

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Today’s route-planner gets the biggest single improvement since it launched – a new feature we call Smart Turns. now casts a forensic eye over every turn…

River Rhone becomes latest Euro route

Tuesday 22 March · 2

The Rhone Cycle Route, a 1,100km tour beside the river through Switzerland and France, has been anointed as the newest member of the EuroVelo route network. The designation as EuroVelo route…

Coming soon: red lights that turn green for bikes

Wednesday 17 February

Traffic signals in Austin, Texas, are to respond to approaching cyclists by staying green for longer. An innovation being piloted by the city will encourage cyclists to use a dedicated…