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On Your Bike: NE1 Cycle Route

A new month means setting new goals. The sun is shining and we’re all thinking about getting in shape for summer. A great way to do so is to dust off your bike and hit the road. We’re riding the trend here in NE1 with a cycling route to help you enjoy the great outdoors, get fit and see the city in a whole new way.

Mobike brings urban cycling and bike sharing to NE1. This cycle hire service provides affordable means of transportation across the city on two wheels. Follow our Mobike trail...

 

START:

 

Download the Mobike app, register and scan the code.

 

Pick your wheels up at Mobike’s Leazes Park Road collection point.

 

Set off and turn left on to Strawberry Place, passing the home of The Magpies, St James’ Park.

 

 

Turn left just before St James’ Park, joining Strawberry Lane, where we come to our first coffee stop - Central Bean Coffee House.

 

Take a left on to Gallowgate. Follow this road through the centre of town, passing Old Eldon Square and Grey’s Monument.

 

Bypass Grey’s Monument and continue on Blackett Street, joining New Bridge Street West, taking a break when you reach the Laing Art Gallery.

 

 

Continue along New Bridge Street West, joining Market Street before crossing the bridge to join Trafalgar Street.

 

Turn left at the crossroads on to Argyle Street, swinging by Nancy’s Bordello for a tuck shop treat.

 

Continue down Argyle Street, turn right on to Melbourne Street then left on to Pandon Bank, heading down towards the Quayside.

 

At the bottom of Pandon Bank, bear left on to City Road and then take a right on to Forster Street, which will bend round into Pandon and then Broad Chare.

 

Continue down Broad Chare until you hit the Quayside. Turn left, join the Hadrian’s Wall Path and take in views of the Tyne and the city’s bridges as you cruise along the Quayside.

 

 

TOP TIP: Hop off for a sand-between-the-toes moment on the Quayside Seaside - a welcome, deck chair break.

 

Continue along the Hadrian’s Wall Path, joining the Quayside road until you reach The Cycle Hub where you can treat yourself to a locally brewed beer from the Ouseburn Valley!

 

You might not have won the yellow jersey, but you've had a great ride! Finish your cycling journey at The Cycle Hub where you’ll find a drop off point.

 

FINISH!

 


 

We'd love to hear about your Mobike experience in NE1 this spring/summer. Tweet us at: @NewcastleNE1, send your snaps on Insta at: @NewcastleNE1 and keep us updated on Facebook!

 

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