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Walking and cycling


Go Smarter, Go ActiveGo Smarter, Go Active Roadshow at Saltwell Park

Whether you're looking to get active with the family during the summer holidays, or you want to get back on the bike to invigorate your commute, the NEW Go Smarter Go Active Roadshow could be just the thing to get you moving.  

Chopwell pump track 2Chopwell pump tracks

There are two Velosolutions Pump Tracks in Chopwell Park that are fun, flowing and challenging

Derwent route mapDerwent activity walk and cycle route 

A woodland walk with plenty of wildlife

Wardley route mapWardley Manor country park activity walk and cycle route

Take a walk or cycle around one of the many paths around the lake

Watergate route mapWatergate Forest park activity walk and cycle route

Find out how much the former Watergate Colliery has transformed, now a haven for wildlife.

Quayside route mapGateshead Quays activity walk and cycle route

Walk along the Quayside to one of the last surviving coal Staithes

Angel of the NorthLongacre Woods and the Angel of the North

A woodland walk heading towards the Angel of the North. The contemporary sculpture, designed by Antony Gormley

Oliver Henderson ParkOliver Henderson Park

Head to this lovely park suitable for prams, wheelchairs, scooters and bikes.

Ryton WillowsRyton willows

Check out the three ponds teaming with wildlife.

Saltwell ParkSaltwell Park

Visit our award winning Victorian park.

Windy NookWindy Nook nature reserve

A natural area of greenspace with panoramic views.



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