1. Newcastle Quayside
Crave for Newcastle Walks? This city has many sites to explore including some of the best walking routes in and around Newcastle Upon Tyne. Newcastle is an exceptional destination to visit as it has different activities for both adults and kids. However, outdoor activities may vary there, definitely, there is something for everyone. Newcastle Quayside is the most popular walking route and usually, it is quite crowded especially when the weather is good. Strolling around this road you will see many historic and modern monuments that are worth visiting. Besides, you can walk alongside the Riverside where you should pay a small fee and also stopover the Bessies Surtees House, a Jacobean architecture monument.
Distance: 2 miles
2. Baltic to Monument Site
It is an easy walk, for those who wish to have a short physical exercise and at the same time, you can have a look at the city’s highlights. The walking route starts from the Baltic Center of Contemporary Art to Grey’s Monument, and you might find difficult to hike up Dean Street. Totally worth having this walking route.
Distance: 2 miles
3. Souter Lighthouse, South Shields
If you want to have a walk by the sea and admire the rock formation, then you should head off to Souter Lighthouse in South Shields. An exceptional and vibrant location with stunning sea views. The starting point is South Shields and follows the route alongside the sea. The location is also ideal for a picnic.
Distance: 3 miles
4. Hamsterley Forest
Hamsterley Forest is located in Durham Dales between Teesdale and Weardale. The forest is one of the favourite places of mountain bikers all over England as the location is ideal for such activities. Other facilities that are included in the forest area are a cafe, picnic sites, adventure playground, and cycle hire.
Distance: 10 miles
5. Plessey Woods Country Park
Plessey Woods is also known as Bluebell Woods and it is an alluring place to go to Newcastle. The pathways which lead to the Woods are covered by towering trees making it an ideal location to visit. There is a beautiful riverside to walk alongside as well as woodland and meadow. Totally worth visiting it!
Distance: 1,5 miles