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Souter Lighthouse and The Leas 5mi 3 Mar 2014

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Days Out

Weekend rides

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

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas · 5mi one-way
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Tynemouth Priory and Castle · 11mi one-way
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Sunderland

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

To Barrow-in-Furness, Ulverston, Grange-Over-Sands, Kendal, Kirkby Stephen, Barnard Castle, Willington, Brandon, Durham and Hetton-Le-Hole.

To 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, Gateshead, 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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