GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Hadrians Cycleway - National Cycle Route 72

174 miles (280 km)

This is the complete route for the Hadrian's Cycleway which runs from east coast of England to the west coast passing through some fabulous scenery. There's some fascinating history too with views of the famous ancient wall and a visit to a series ofRoman forts.
The 172 mile route has been split into three sections which could be completed as day rides. Use the links below to find out more details of the features on each section.


Scroll down for route videos, maps and the complete gpx download.
The route is coincident with the epic Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail which also contains many sections suitable for cyclists.
For a comprehensive guide to the route including accommodation, guide notes and photographs please click here.

Hadrians Cycleway OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Hadrians Cycleway Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Hadrian's Wall National Trail and Hadrian's Cycleway - geograph.org.uk - 933237

Hadrian's Wall National Trail and Hadrian's Cycleway. For nearly 6 km from Drumburgh to beyond Burgh by Sands both Hadrian's Wall National Trailand Hadrian's Cyclewayfollow the public road. This long straight stretch just to the east of Drumburgh is subject to flooding at very high tides.

Hadrian's Cycleway and Military Road - geograph.org.uk - 208890

Hadrian's Cycleway and Military Road. In order to segregate cyclists on Hadrian's Cycleway from motor traffic on the fast and busy Military Road, this off-road path has been constructed alongside the road for about 1500 metres.

Hadrian's Way - geograph.org.uk - 1342025

Along the River Tyne in Newcastle

Hadrian's Cycleway at Wylam - geograph.org.uk - 2471139

Wylam

Cycleway bridge over the Tipalt Burn - geograph.org.uk - 990799

Cycleway bridge over the Tipalt Burn This newly constructed bridge carries Hadrian's Cyclewayover the Tipalt Burn at its confluence with the Pow Charney Burn near Thirwall Castle at Greenhead.

Hadrian's Wall National Trail at Gilsland - geograph.org.uk - 987798

Hadrian's Wall National Trail at Gilsland

Hadrian's Way at Walker Riverside Park - geograph.org.uk - 1052201

Hadrian's Way at Walker Riverside Park. Hadrian's Way is a largely traffic-free route along the north side of the Tyne from western to eastern boundaries of the City of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.At this point, Hadrian's Way finally leaves the river bank and doubles back up the hill. East of here the Way follows the course of an old railway as far as Wallsend.

Hadrian's Wall National Trail near Birdoswald - geograph.org.uk - 987755

Hadrian's Wall National Trail near Birdoswald.

Elevation Profile

GPS Files

GPX File

Ravenglass to Tynemouth.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Ravenglass to Tynemouth.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)