This area map shows the National Cycle Network and local routes in this area. It covers the Tyne and Wear and south Northumberland region in the north east of England, including Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, Sunderland, Chester-le-street, Consett and Hexham.
This pocket-sized colour map shows clearly mapped on-road and traffic-free paths, easy to read contours, and detailed inset maps for the major towns and cities as well as recommended linking routes connecting the NCN with quiet roads. The map also features 5 day rides with directions and a description of the area, highlighting key cycle routes, local history and places of interest.
Please see our interactive map key for UK coverage of our pocket cycle map series.
Major cycle routes covered by this map:
National Route 14 between Durham and South Shields via Consett, Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead.
National Route 68 between Alston and Alnham via Haltwhistle. This makes up part of the Pennine Cycleway long-distance cycle route.
Route 155 between Morpeth and Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
Route 725 between Gateshead and Chester-le-Street
Published: December 2015
Size: 10 x 15 cm folded, 60 x 80 cm unfolded