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commute 6mi Mon 21 Sep
Mediaeval city centre 3mi Wed 26 Aug
home to gym 2mi Wed 22 Jul
HW Day 6B - Tynemouth to Southshields 2mi Mon 13 Jul
Walsend-Tymemth 5mi Wed 8 Jul
Steeleys2 5mi Wed 8 Jul
Steeleys1 5mi Wed 8 Jul
Parents-Loop 7mi Mon 6 Jul
Joffe Jesmond 1mi Mon 29 Jun
Saltwell 5mi Sun 3 May

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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

Share your tips for cycling in Gateshead

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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