Travel Itineraries

Explore the North East in an active way this summer. Find inspiration on where to walk and cycle for days out across County Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside and Sunderland. Grab the family and let’s go!

Cycling & Walking Maps

Unsure of where to go? Whether you’re cycling or walking for leisure or as part of your commute, plan your journey with our new North East Walking and Cycling maps.

Latest news

Go Smarter, Go Active launch new interactive walking and cycling map of North East
Go Smarter, Go Active; a campaign championing active travel in the North East, has launched a brand-new interactive walking and cycling map of the region…
The Go Smarter, Go Active Roadshow heads to South Tyneside for the final week of North East tour
After six action-packed weeks on the road, the Go Smarter, Go Active Roadshow is making its way to South Shields, for the final week of…
The Go Smarter, Go Active Roadshow heads to Gateshead
The Go Smarter, Go Active Roadshow is set to arrive in Gateshead’s Saltwell Park on 23 August, bringing a whole host of FREE cycling activities…
Accessible routes for exploring North East England
When the sun shines in the North East, you’ve got to make the most of it… so it’s just as well we’re lucky enough to…
The Go Smarter, Go Active Roadshow heads to North Tyneside
The Go Smarter, Go Active Roadshow is set to arrive in Wallsend on 16 August, bringing a whole host of FREE cycling activities to the…
Go Smarter, Go Active with the launch of new walking and cycling maps and days out guides
Active travel campaign, Go Smarter, Go Active has launched brand new North East walking and cycling maps as well as action-packed days out itineraries to…

Active Travel Information

Everyone benefits when more people walk or cycle. By travelling by foot or by bike, we take more cars off the road, improve our health and well-being and of course our environment!