|156.4||At the Blue Millennium Milepost 265W bear left and through metal barrier.
(Ignore exit directly ahead which is for horses)
Turn right - cross road at traffic lights into Water Row passing Boathouse PH (R).
Note: Newburn Bridge is single alternate way traffic controlled by lights.
|156.2||Pass the Rowing Club House (R) and bear left to join the riverbank path.
Ahead to cross a wooden bridge - turn left on riverside path - skirting the car park to slipway area. Visitors Centre and Toilets (R). Keelman PH close by.
|155.9||Cross slipway and bear left to join riverbank multi-user path passing childrens play area (R) and sculpture (L) - ahead to a signpost (PROW and NCN 72)
Hadrian's Wall National Walking Trail bears left here.
|155.3||Bear right away from river - through wooden access barrier - pass houses (R) and ahead to junction with Blayney Row and the Claret Millennium Milepost 264W (R).|
Hadrian's Cycleway follows the line of the old Wlyam Waggonway between Blayney Row and Wylam. This was one of the earliest railways to be built and was in use from 1748 to 1867. Later in 1872 the Scotswood, Newburn & Wylam Railway used the old trackbed.
|155.0||You now enter Northumberland|
|154.8||Through two more gates at Heddon Haugh Farm - please leave gates shut after you - and continue ahead passing Golf Course (R) and Stephenson's Cottage NT (R) to next barrier.|
Cross river link to Keelman's Way via Newburn Bridge To follow Keelman's Way select direction and click sign to link to the
Cycle-Gateshead website which will open in a new window
Down river to Gateshead
The Tyne Crossings