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Hadrian's cycleway to Jenny's 5mi 9 Jul 2016
Newcastle to Whickham 4mi 31 Dec 2014
newcastle return 5mi 29 Jul 2014
home to wheatsheaf 5mi 15 Jul 2014
home to spa cycles return 5mi 15 Jun 2014
Cycle Hub 6mi 14 Jun 2014
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas 5mi 3 Mar 2014

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Days Out

Weekend rides

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

Prudhoe Castle · 26mi round-trip
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The Manor House Inn, Caterway Heads · 42mi round-trip
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Derwentcote Steel Furnace · 11mi one-way
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Gateshead

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

To Whitehaven, Workington, Maryport, Carlisle, Hexham, Prudhoe and Newcastle upon Tyne.

To Newcastle upon Tyne, Ponteland, Carlisle and Cockermouth.

To Durham, Consett and Rowlands Gill.

To Sunderland, Washington, Stanley, Annfield Plain, Consett, Penrith, Carlisle, Annan, Dumfries, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbright, Newton Stewart, Maybole, Ayr, Irvine, Kilwinning, Glasgow, Dumbarton, Alexandria, Callander, Aberfeldy, Pitlochry, Kingussie and Inverness.

To King'S Lynn, Wisbech, Holbeach, Boston, Lincoln, Market Rasen, Barton-upon-Humber, Kingston upon Hull, Beverley, Driffield, Bridlington, Scarborough, Loftus, Brotton, Saltburn-By-the-Sea, Marske-By-the-Sea, Redcar, Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees, Seaham, Sunderland, Newcastle upon Tyne, Blyth, Bedlington, Ashington, Amble and Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Knowledge

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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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River Rhone becomes latest Euro route

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Coming soon: red lights that turn green for bikes

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