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Eagles Arena 4mi Wed 14 Apr
ne hill loop 4mi Thu 25 Mar
bike tracker test 3mi Sun 28 Feb
commute 6mi 21 Sep 2020
Mediaeval city centre 3mi 26 Aug 2020
home to gym 2mi 22 Jul 2020
HW Day 6B - Tynemouth to Southshields 2mi 13 Jul 2020
Walsend-Tymemth 5mi 8 Jul 2020
Steeleys2 5mi 8 Jul 2020
Steeleys1 5mi 8 Jul 2020

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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.

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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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