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Premier Inn to Newcastle Station 1mi Wed 21 Sep
01 Newcastle 3mi Wed 21 Sep
sunderland 6mi Thu 18 Aug
To teaman 1mi Tue 16 Aug
To test 4mi Tue 16 Aug
Newcastle 1300m Tue 16 Aug
The Gate 7mi Sat 2 Jul
Town 6mi Sun 26 Jun
Cramlington 4mi Sun 26 Jun
keel - blaydon 2mi Wed 22 Jun

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Details emerge of Newcastle’s new cycle routes

12 Jun 2014 · 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

14 May 2014 · 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

17 Apr 2014

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.


Share your tips for cycling in Newcastle upon Tyne

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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