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Cycling in theNorth Pennines-One


Four routes starting from the Durham Dales Centre in Stanhope are designed as a series of loops and one figure-of-eight off-road trail radiating from the Centre. The routes link to the Sustrans C2C Cycle Route. Download

Cycling in theNorth Pennines-Two


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LOCAL CYCLIST ROUTES

A selection from the library of excellent rides from a local cyclist- visitingWeardale, Middleton in Teesdale, Woolsingham, Hamsterley Forest, Blanchland, Barnard Castleand many other places in County Durham and adjoining counties are all included.
 

Middleton in Teesdale41 miles
A picturesque circuit climbing out of Weardale over Swinhope Moor descending into Newbiggin and on to Middleton in Teesdale. Leaving Middleton to Egglestone and over the moors to Wolsingham via HamsterleyForestthen eturning via Frosterley and the country lanes to Stanhope.

The Upper Wear and Tees Valleys53 miles
Cycling up theWearValleytoAlston, England's highest market town, returning down the upper Tees Valleypast High and Low Force.

Weardale and Rookhope Valley26 miles
An ideal start to cycling in Weardale introducing the cyclist to the quiet back roads of the Weardale and Rookhope valleys.

The Bollihope and Chapel Fell32 miles
Popular route climbs over Bollihope Common to Middleton in Teesdale returning over Harthope Fell, the highest unclassified road inEngland.

Lower Teesdale and Barnard Castle47 miles
A cycle route coveringCountyDurhamaroundHamsterleyForestand theLower Teesdalevalleys to the historic market town ofBarnardCastle. The return route covers the beautiful villages of LowerTeesdale.

Edmundbyers and Blanchland46 miles
Starting with the climb of Crawleyside and over the grouse moors to the picturesquevillageofEdmundbyersalong the side of Derwent Reservoir and on to the beautiful historicvillageofBlanchland.Onthrough Huntstanworth village to Rookhope, Allenheads, Coalcleugh and the wear valley to Stanhope.

The Allendale Valleys48 miles
A route cycling in the picturesque West and East Allen Dales starts by the ascent of Wolfcleugh Common and into Allendale in the East Allen valley. Over the tops to Bearsbridge and down the West Allen valley to Coalcleugh. On to Allenheads and a long climb overAllendaleParkand down to Cowshill, returning to Stanhope via the Wear valley.

Undiscovered Weardale30 miles
Discover the hidden lanes of Weardale, aspect of the WearValleyunknown to most road users.

The Three Valleys64 miles
One of the most picturesque routes in theNorth Penninesand my favorite ride. This cycling circuit visits the stunning countryside of the Wear andAllenValleys.

Further information:www.northpenninescycling.co.uk

 

MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAILS

Bike Bowes Mountain Bike Route16 miles
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FAMILYCYCLING

HamsterleyForest
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