Cycling Routes in Northumberland
Cycling along Hadrian's Wall Cycleway

Cycling Routes in Northumberland

Cycling routes to suit all

Use the long distance cycle routes in the county to explore the breath-taking countryside with a long or short break, or stay in a welcoming village or market town as a base to experience the Northumberland countryside by bicycle. There are over 350 miles of high quality cycle routes in Northumberland and none of them will disappoint.

Choose from:

The Coast & Castles Cycle Route (NCN Route 1)

Hadrian’s Cycleway (NCN Route 72)

The Pennine Cycleway (NCN Route 68)

The Reivers Cycle Route (NCN Route 10)

The C2C Cycle Route (NCN Route 7)

The Sandstone Way

Northumberland now also has a long distance mountain bike route; The Sandstone Way is 120 miles long stretching from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Hexham along the sandstone ridge in the Northumberland National Park and offers stunning views and a challenging route, coupled with various family friendly circular routes along the way.

New Routes for 2019

See our Tour of Britain inspired routes below. Will you be King of the Mountain or sprinting for glory?



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