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C2C4a-EndToHotel 2mi Tue 9 Oct
Ochre Yards to Sunniside 4mi Sat 29 Sep
Annies to DFDS 3mi Sun 26 Aug
newcastle what to do 1mi Fri 27 Jul
DAY4 ferry to fort 0mi Thu 26 Jul
DAY 4 from cycle tunnel to fort 4mi Thu 26 Jul
DAY 4 alternate route to ferry 3mi Thu 26 Jul
Ncl-Ikea-Jsv 5mi Tue 15 May
Ncl-Arthur's Hill 2mi Tue 1 May
Ncl-Metro 5mi Tue 2 Jan

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Details emerge of Newcastle’s new cycle routes

Thursday 12 June · 1

Newcastle City Council is announcing details of the first of its new city cycle routes, paid for by Government money. This week, the public will be asked for their thoughts…

Saturday is ‘Big Ride’ day

Wednesday 14 May · 1

This Saturday, 17th May, thousands of cyclists will be taking to the streets to demand better cycling conditions – while having fun doing so. The ‘Big Ride’ event, part of the…

£2m for cycling schemes around Britain

Thursday 17 April

The Government has announced a £2m windfall for councils around Britain to encourage cycling, walking and public transport. Among the winning schemes are a Tyne & Wear plan to encourage…

Days Out

Weekend rides

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

Prudhoe Castle · 12mi one-way
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The Manor House Inn, Caterway Heads · 43mi round-trip
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Souter Lighthouse and The Leas · 28mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

To Whitehaven, Workington, Maryport, Carlisle, Hexham and Prudhoe.

To Ponteland, Carlisle and Cockermouth.

To Durham, Consett, Rowlands Gill and Gateshead.

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, Gateshead, 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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