Cleadon to Conset Loop Cycle Route

Cycle Route Details
Route NameCleadon to Conset Loop
Cycle Route Location
Town/CitySouth Shields
County/RegionTyne and Wear
Start LocationShields Road (A1018), Cleadon
End LocationShields Road (A1018), Cleadon
Cycle Steps
1. This is a hilly road route, from South Tyneside into County Durham and back, that uses a mix of A, B and minor roads, but is mainly on minor roads. Start out out of Cleadon on Boldon Lane and head to Baldon. At Boldon turn right onto the A184 and follow this till a left turn into Downhill Lane. Follow this to the A19 junction. Across the junction you can either take the A1290, or Downhill Lane, depending on whether you wish to go clockwise or anti-clockwise. In a clockwise direction you will run through Washington, Chester-Le-Street, Conset and skirt the edge of Gateshead before returning to the A19 junction. You then retrace the route back to Baldon and Cleadon.
Landmarks/Sites to see?
Cestria Cycles - Chester-le-Street