Walking for Wellbeing – Short Walk along the River

A super little walk with great views across the Tyne.

Full description of walk

We will head down King Street before turning north and following some quiet footpaths out of town. Climbing the steps up to the Dolly Peel statue, we will be rewarded with a stunning view looking westward up the river. From here, we will return to the riverside path and follow it back to The Word.

  • Difficulty – Easy
  • Time – 45 mins
  • Distance – 1.5 miles
  • Total height climbed along the route – 111ft
  • Terrain – Good footpaths (concrete or tarmac) throughout the walk
  • Steps – There is a steep set of steps leading up to the Dolly Peel statue then again on return to the riverside
  • Wheelchair accessible – No
  • Toilets – Toilets available at The Word

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