North East

cyclists on Hadrian's Cycleway study map

The new funding for Hadrian's Cycleway will help create links between local attractions and businesses and the cycle route. Photo: Vicki Deritis/Sustrans

Cyclists on Hadrians Cycleway

Over 160,000 people a year use the 174 mile (National Cycle Network route 72) cycle and walking route

We are delighted to have won £48,362 from Solway, Border and Eden LEADER to improve the popular Hadrian’s Cycleway in Cumbria for tourists and local people. Over 160,000 people a year use the 174...
17 September 2018
Every Thursday, 10am – 1:30pm, all year round
Join our friendly trained ride leaders for a cycle ride around Stockton-on-Tees, and build your confidence on a bike, explore the town and increase your fitness all in one go! Our “Pedal-on” rides...
Every Tuesday, 11am – 1:30pm, all year round
Whether you want to build your confidence on your bike, are returning to cycling, or just fancy taking it easy - join our friendly and supportive led rides around Stockton. These are relaxed rides...
Chi Onwurah on a bicycle

"I tend to cycle when I visit activities in my constituency, usually around 1-3 miles"

Chi Onwurah is a Labour Party MP for Newcastle Upon Tyne Central. In this article, she talks about her experience of cycling in Newcastle. "I started cycling again three or four years ago and it was...
16 August 2018
Mother with her children pose by bicycle

"I cycle just over two and a half miles every day between Jesmond and the hospital or university, and I drop off the children at school on the way."

Dr Vandy Dhawan is an Associate Clinical Researcher in the very dynamic Institute of Neuroscience (ION) at Newcastle University. In this article, she talks about her experience of cycling in...
16 August 2018
hedgehog wooden sculpture

Hedgehog created by Consett-based chainsaw artist Tommy Craggs

owl wooden sculpture

Owl sculpted from felled willow tree on the C2C path at Charnwood, County Durham

owl and hare carved out of wood

Could you help us name the carvings?

An award-winning chainsaw artist has transformed the remains of a large tree into a wildlife-themed artwork on our popular Sea to Sea (C2C) cycle route in Stanley, Co. Durham. We commissioned the...
24 May 2018
A long tailed tit

Long tailed tit, a bird that has been known to appear in gardens

This Saturday (19 May 2018) we're running a 'Dawn Chorus Walk' as part of a series of walks and a cycle ride to celebrate the rich birdlife supported by York’s urban cycle and walking routes. Our...
17 May 2018