Site last updated - 10th. March 2016


Tyne Cycle Tunnel CLOSED until 2017 !!



bath house
Glannaventa Bath House

Lanacost Priory

Tyne Bridge

Arbeia Gatehouse
South Shields


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Hadrian's Cycleway
Coast to Coast "The Roman Way"
Ravenglass - Cumbria
South Shields - Tyne & Wear

This website guide is designed primarily as a resource centre for Hadrian's Cycleway which forms part of the
National Cycle Network - route 72 running
across Northern England between

The route is described in both directions from
Ravenglass (Glannaventa) or South Shields (Arbeia)

The alternative start/finish at Tynemouth is included

Hadrian’s Cycleway
is a 174 mile long distance cycle route developed by Sustrans in partnership with Cumbria
and Northumberland County Councils, Tyneside
local authorities, Hadrian's Wall Tourism Partnership, Solway Coast ANOB and other tourist organisations.

The section between Silloth and Arbeia - South Shields
was officially opened on Wednesday 19th July 2006

The section from Ravenglass to Silloth will be officially opened once work is completed, hopefully by 200?
but most of this section can be ridden now,
as shown on the official Sustrans map.

Take a photographic trip along
Hadrian's Cycleway



Day rides, 20 short routes all based on
Hadrian's Cycleway
For futher information and links


General Information

Link to / from
North Sea
Ferry Terminal

Other Cycle routes
that link to
Hadrian's Cycleway
C2C Cycle Route Guide
Coast and Castles
Cycle Gateshead
Three Rivers

Hadrian's Cycleway Buy the tee-shirt
on-line here

For HCW & other Cycle Route maps

Click here for link to UNESCO website

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