Newburn to Wylam Cycle Path: 

This fantastic 6 mile out and back route begins at the Tyne Riverside Country Park Car Park, nearest postcode NE42 6UP. Parking is free and there are two play areas at the start of this walk for little ones to enjoy.

We love this walk for the easy, safe and accessible cycle path making the walk both pram and bike friendly. For more details please head to the bottom of this page and view our Strava map.

The Route:

The traffic free cycle path makes this route a perfect choice for those who have little ones who enjoy going on their bikes and scooters. It is a safe, easy and enjoyable path offering beautiful views of the Northumbria. This path is also pram accessible.

The route itself is extremely easy to follow, starting from Tyne Riverside Country Park Car Park follow the Wylam Waggonway cycle path to Wylam. Once we reached Wylam we decided to retrace our steps and head back to Newburn. However, if you have older children who are able to keep biking then the cycle path does allow you to do this.

We use Wylam as our 3 mile half way point for the little legs of the family. Here you can enjoy a hot chocolate from one of the local pubs in the village not far from the cycle path, before retracing your steps and heading back to the car park. There is also the option to enjoy a bite to eat at Hedley’s Riverside coffee shop at the beginning of this walk.  

Overall this is a lovely day out and will make a beautiful bike ride for the whole family.

hiking household