Cycle Routes in Tyne and Wear

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There are several National Cycle Network signed routes in the county many of which have been mapped and can be viewed and downloaded below.
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 Short Routes: <15 miles (25km)
Route NameDistanceDifficulty
Bede's Way12 miles (19 km)**
Chopwell Wood3 miles (5 km)**
Derwent Valley Walk11 miles (18 km)
Derwent Walk Country Park2 miles (4 km)*
Herrington Country Park2 miles (4 km)*
Hetton Lyons Country Park1 miles (2 km)*
James Steel Park2 miles (4 km)*
Rising Sun Country Park3 miles (5.5 km)*
Tyne Riverside Country Park2 miles (3 km)*
Weetslade Country Park4 miles (6 km)*

 Mid Distance Routes: 16 - 30 miles (26-50km)
Route NameDistanceDifficulty
Consett to Sunderland28 miles (45 km)**
Consett to Tynemouth28 miles (45 km)*

 Long Routes: > 30 miles (50km)
Route NameDistanceDifficulty
Coast and Castles199 miles (321 km)****
Coast to Coast Whitehaven to Tynemouth137 miles (220 km)****
Great North Forest Heritage Trail65 miles (105 km)****
Haltwhistle to Tynemouth57 miles (92 km)***
Newcastle to Bellingham56 miles (90 km)****
Ravenglass to Tynemouth180 miles (290 km)****
Sunderland to Morpeth37 miles (60 km)***

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