Coast & Castles South Map | Newcastle to Edinburgh Cycle Route (Route 1)

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Sustrans Coast and Castles South route map is the official cycle route map for the 196-mile (315km) ride from Tynemouth, Northumberland, to Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. This linear map shows the route and immediate surrounding area over a series of separate map panels. Route also available on GPX.

Long-distance cycle map for Tynemouth to Edinburgh on National Cycle Network route 1

Get the Coast and Castles South GPX with your official map.

The map covers the stunning southern half of the Coast and Castles cycle route, following it through Northumberland from Newcastle to Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland. It takes in some of Britain's best built and natural heritage, including Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site, unspoiled coastline and the beautiful Tweed Valley before arriving in Edinburgh.

This full-colour map based on Ordnance Survey data shows clearly mapped cycle routes on traffic-free paths, quiet lanes and roads, with easy to read contours and route profiles.

The Coast and Castles map also features detailed inset maps for the major towns and cities and linking routes that could be ridden for day excursions and touring routes in the Scottish borders.  

Buy your official map with the Coast and Castles South GPX file to make the most of your adventure on the National Cycle Network.

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Map details: 

Author: Sustrans

ISBN: 9781914410222

Edition Published: 2021

Miles: 196 miles

Scale: 1:110,000

Size: 13 x 24cm folded, 87 x 67cm unfolded

Paper: Printed on water- and tear-resistant Polyart recyclable paper, category 2 HDPE 

National Route 1 between Newcastle and Edinburgh

National Route 68 between Norham and Alwinton with links to Rothbury and Alnwick

National Route 196 between Penicuik and Pencaitland

Where can I send route suggestions? 
Please send all route suggestions to our Customer Service team at

Is there a PDF or GPX version to match the paper map?
You can find our selection of downloadable maps here. 
We are working to expand our selection. 

What is the paper quality like for Sustrans maps?
All of our maps are printed on waterproof and tear-resistant paper that can be recycled -perfect for all of your cycling adventures! 

Where can I find the maps for Route 1?
On any Sustrans map page, click the blue square under "Routes covered" to be linked to all the related maps featuring that route number. 

Where does the maps cover?
To see the coverage of Sustrans maps visit our Help with Maps page, showing the coverage of our long distance and regional maps. 


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