Walking for Wellbeing – Riverside and Customs House Walk

A lovely short walk with great views over the river.

Full description of walk

This short walk will take us along the riverside. First, we will walk north past the old dry docks, taking in the views across to North Shields. We’ll then turn back south towards the Customs House from where there are superb views down the river.

  • Difficulty – Easy
  • Time – 40 mins
  • Distance – 1.3 miles
  • Total height climbed along the route  – 21ft
  • Terrain – Good footpaths (concrete or tarmac) throughout the walk.
  • Steps – None
  • Wheelchair accessible – Yes
  • Toilets – Toilets available at The Word

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