Route 155

Route Details

  • Distance: 8 miles
  • Type: Mainly traffic free with a small on road section in Ashington
  • Classification: Easy, although there is one steep section
  • Access: Morpeth and Pegswood Train Stations

Route Description

Route 155 travels through a picturesque part of Northumberland.  At only 8 miles long, this gently undulating route is perfect for families and novices.  There is only one short, steep hill about a mile from Morpeth.  This route is along a shared cycle/pedestrian way, apart from 0.7 mile on quiet back roads in Ashington. There is easy access onto Route 1.

Things to see and do

  • Queen Elizabeth II Country Park
  • Newbiggin Heritage and Maritime Centre - a year round visitor, heritage, and education centre based around the restored Mary Joicey lifeboat
  • Newbiggin Promenade with view of ‘The Couple’ offshore sculpture.
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Map shows the National Cycle Network and local routes in this area.

Route 155 travels between Morpeth and Newbiggin-by-the-Sea