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Walking and cycling



Chopwell Pumptrack
Chopwell pump tracks

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

Derwent route map
Derwent activity walk and cycle route 

A woodland walk with plenty of wildlife

Wardley route map
Wardley Manor country park activity walk and cycle route

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

Watergate route map
Watergate Forest park activity walk and cycle route

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

Quayside route map
Gateshead Quays activity walk and cycle route

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

Angel of the North
Longacre 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 Park
Oliver Henderson Park

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

Ryton Willows
Ryton willows

Check out the three ponds teaming with wildlife.

Saltwell Park
Saltwell Park

Visit our award winning Victorian park.

Windy Nook
Windy Nook nature reserve

A natural area of greenspace with panoramic views.