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

Explore the North East using Active Travel this Half-Term!
Half-term is fast approaching, and we’re here to help you get out and get active, while keeping the whole family entertained during the school holidays.
Active Travel… the greenest New Year’s resolution for 2022!
We’ve all made New Year’s resolutions over the years, haven’t we? Research shows that around 80% of resolutions are abandoned by February. But we’re hoping…
How to reduce your carbon footprint over Christmas
After being forced to spend a long time apart over the last couple of years, it’s only natural that people all over the region are…
Regional families encouraged to use active travel this half term
This half term, families across the North East are being encouraged to make the most of the new Go Smarter, Go active days out guides…
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…

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!