The many landscapes of the North Tyneside area offer great opportunities for cycling.
There are spectacular views of the sea, coast and open green spaces and a wealth of places to visit along the way and always somewhere to have a break from the saddle, like small pubs, cafes or restaurants.
We feature in some of the best National Cycle routes and have miles of historic waggonways.
The National routes in North Tyneside are:
Reivers Cycle Route (NCN10) (Incorporates Coast to Coast)
Heading North from Tynemouth Priory this route incorporates sections of the Historic Waggonways Network passing Percy Main, Cobalt Business Park, Shiremoor, Killingworth and Burradon before leaving North Tyneside via Seaton Burn in the North West of the Borough.
For more information see: www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/reivers-route
Hadrian's Cycle Way (NNC 72) (Incorporates Coast to Coast)
This route enters the borough from the South via the Shields Ferry at the Fish Quay. Heading west you will take in the International Ferry Port, Redburn Dene, Royal Quays, the Tyne Cycle & Pedestrian Tunnel and Segedunum Roman Fort before arriving at Newcastle Quayside.
For more information take a look at: www.cycle-routes.org/hadrianscycleway.
North Sea Cycle Route (NCN 1) (Coast and Castles)
This international route heads east along routes 10 and 72 to North Shields Fish Quay where you can choose to catch the Shields Ferry South across the Tyne or travel north along the beautiful seafront to Whitley Bay and onto Northumberland.
All you need to know: www.northsea-cycle.com.
Contact our Tourist Information team for more information, route details, cycle hire and maps.
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