On Your Bike!

It’s National Bike Week (5th – 11th June 2023) and there is no better place to celebrate it than in Northumberland National Park.

Northumberland National Park offers some of the most picturesque and exciting cycling routes and trails in the country. Whether you are an experienced cyclist or just getting started, there is something here for everyone.

Here in Northumberland, you can explore everything from trails through the hills and valleys to peaceful tree-lined country lanes, cycling with stunning views that will make your journey even more enjoyable.

We have the iconic Hadrian’s Cycleway, Reivers Cycleway, and the Sandstone Way MTB Trail, and there are plenty of amazing places to explore and make the most of Northumberland National Park’s spectacular natural beauty.

The Hadrian’s Cycleway is one of the most popular cycling routes in the county. It offers an incredible 135 miles of cycling along the spectacular Hadrian’s Wall country. You can take in the historic ruins and remarkable landscape, while the routes offer everything from gentle undulating rides to more challenging climbs and descents.

We’ve also invested recently in the installation of a new Bike Repair Station with bike pumps, bike racks and an E-Bike charging point at Walltown Country Park, which will act as a gateway to The Reiver Trails, a new network of traffic-free way-marked being developed this year to link Hadrian’s Wall with Kielder Water & Forest Park.

This year is also the 100th Anniversary of National Bike Week, marking a century of celebrating everyday cycling for everyone!

So, no matter what your ability, whether you’re a road cyclist or a mountain biker, Northumberland National Park has you sorted. Ride our trails in full or in part whether you’re a seasoned pro or out with the family.

You can check out our popular routes here:

https://www.northumberlandnationalpark.org.uk/things-to-do/get-active-outdoors/cycling/cycle-routes/

For more information National Bike Week 2023 go to: https://www.cyclinguk.org/bikeweek