Explore, Exercise, Enjoy

Cycling enthusiasts and Metro users, we have exciting news for you! Introducing our new interactive cycling map that makes exploring Tyne and Wear both fun and healthy. The Tyne and Wear Metro system isn’t just for commuting – it’s your gateway to fantastic cycling routes that connect urban and natural landscapes.

Why Cycle?

Cycling is a fantastic way to stay active, reduce your carbon footprint, and discover hidden gems around the Metro network. Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or a casual rider, our map offers routes that cater to all skill levels.

How to Use the Map

Our interactive map highlights the best cycling routes accessible from Metro stations. Simply pick a station, hop off with your bike, and start exploring. Each route is clearly marked, indicating distance, terrain, and points of interest along the way.

Featured Routes

  1. Coastal Cruise: Starting from Tynemouth Station, this scenic route takes you along the stunning coastline, perfect for a breezy ride with breathtaking sea views.
  2. Urban Explorer: Discover the heart of Newcastle. Start at Central Station and cycle through historic streets, vibrant neighborhoods, and along the Quayside.
  3. Riverside Ride: Begin at Gateshead Station and follow the River Tyne, enjoying serene river views and lush green spaces.

Health Benefits

Cycling is an excellent cardiovascular exercise that improves fitness, boosts mental health, and is gentle on your joints. A regular cycling routine can help you stay fit, reduce stress, and improve overall well-being.


Embracing cycling as a mode of transport supports sustainable living. It reduces reliance on cars, decreases pollution, and contributes to a greener, cleaner environment.

Plan Your Journey

Planning your journey is easy with our interactive map. Each route is designed to maximize your cycling experience, with plenty of stops for refreshments, sightseeing, and rest. You can customize your ride based on your preferences, whether you’re looking for a leisurely ride or a more challenging route.

Get Involved

We’re always looking to improve our map and routes. If you have a favorite cycling path or suggestions for new routes, let us know! Your feedback helps us enhance the cycling experience for everyone.

Join the Community

Share your cycling adventures with us! Follow us on social media and use the hashtag #CycleTyneWear to connect with other cyclists, share tips, and post photos of your rides.