Cycling

There are several cycleways passing near to Hexham. Sandstone Way is a new 120 mile / 193 km (approx) mountain biking route between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Hexham in Northumberland. It links, and is named after, the numerous sandstone features, crags and outcrops which are characteristic of the region. 

​Hadrian's Wall UNESCO World Heritage Site

Hadrian's Wall is Britain’s greatest Roman monument and World Heritage Site. Stretching 73 miles from North Sea to Solway Firth, the Wall is the backbone to Hadrian’s Wall country, with stunning...

​Northumberland National Park

Northumberland National Park covers parts of the Hadrian's Wall UNESCO World Heritage Site and the International Dark Skies Park, stretching north to Wooler and skirting the border with Scotland...

​Sandstone Way

Sandstone Way is a new 120 mile / 193 km (approx) mountain biking route in Northumberland and stretches from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Hexham. It links, and...

​Hadrian's Cycleway

The 160 mile (256 kilometres) cycling route stretches the length of the Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site linking Ravenglass on the Cumbrian coast to Tynemouth near Newcastle.

Most of it...

​Tyne Green Country Park

Set on the banks of the River Tyne and just 15 minutes walk from the town centre, this country park offers easily accessible walking and cycling routes west along the river to Warden and beyond,...

​Abbey Grounds and Sele Park

The Abbey Grounds and Sele Park range from formal gardens featuring a pretty, traditional bandstand to woodland walks and the open grassy expanse of the Sele. Mature trees are present throughout...