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Station to Manors 1mi Mon 30 Jan
biscuit factory - ncl 1mi 28 Nov 2022
natalie 1mi 16 Oct 2022
Premier Inn to Newcastle Station 1mi 21 Sep 2022
01 Newcastle 3mi 21 Sep 2022
sunderland 6mi 18 Aug 2022
To teaman 1mi 16 Aug 2022
To test 4mi 16 Aug 2022
Newcastle 1300m 16 Aug 2022
The Gate 7mi 2 Jul 2022

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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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A note on our PDF maps

30 Oct 2022

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