GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Haswell to Hart Cycle and Walk

10 miles (15.8 km)

An easy shared cycling and walking route running from Haswell to Hart.
The route runs for just under 10 miles along a disused railway line and National Cycle Route 14.
Starting at the public car park in Haswell you first head east to link up with the traffic free trail. You then head south to Shotton Colliery. Near here the route links up with the Castle Eden Walkway, another popular rail trail in the area. You can also explore the Castle Eden Dene Nature Reserve in this area.
You continue south east to Monk Hesleden before finishing at Hart, near the coast and Hartlepool.

Haswell to Hart OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Haswell to Hart Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Multiple use on the Haswell to Hart railway path - - 208948

Multiple use on the Haswell to Hart railway path. Cyclists, horse-riders (and walkers) can share this delightful railway path which was constructed as part of the Turning the Tide project.

Haswell to Hart Countryside Walkway - - 2970209

A summer view of the surfaced path

Haswell to Hart railway path, Hesleden - - 208945


Hesleden - - 208950

Hesleden. This pond stands on the site of the old Hesleden Station.

Haswell to Hart railway path, near High Hesleden - - 208955

Near High Hesleden

Haswell to Hart Countryside walkway - - 2970220

Haswell to Hart Countryside walkway at Shotton

Bridge over Haswell to Hart path - - 208958

This light bridge carries an access road over the railway path, just to the west of the A1086 bridge.

Hart "Station" - - 208959

Hart "Station". This view is taken looking north-westwards from the footbridge on the site of the old Hart station (now known as Crimdon). To the right is the coastal line from Stockton to Sunderland. To the left is the disused railway now converted into the Haswell to Hart railway path


GPS Files

GPX File

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