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Maps: Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, Stockton-on-Tees


Here's more information on cycling in Darlington, including an overview of the cycle routes and where to cycle and park your bike in the town centre.

A cycling map for the town centre, surrounding area and parking

For an overview of cycle routes, please look at the Darlington cycle map.

You can get a hard copy of this foldout map from Bike Stop on Skinnergate or by contacting us.

The map includes an urban cycling map as well as a rural cycling map. Details on "where to cycle in Darlington town centre" and how to cycle safely in town are also included.

Parking your bike in Darlington is simple as 1,2,3! Take a look at the Darlington town centre cycle parking map

Circular cycling routes

  1. Cycling route 1: Brinkburn Local Nature Reserve and West Park [pdf]
  2. Cycling route 2: Cemetery Lane to Nunnery Lane [pdf]
  3. Cycling route 3: River Skerne to Red Hall [pdf]
  4. Cycling route 4: Whinfield [pdf]
  5. Cycling route 5: Firthmoor and Skerne Park [pdf]
  6. Cycling route 6: Firthmoor and Lingfield [pdf]
  7. Cycling route 7: South Park, Mowden and Hummersknott [pdf]
  8. Cycling route 8: Rockwell, Faverdale and Town Centre [pdf]
  9. Cycling route 9: Middleton St George [pdf] 
  10. Cycling route 10: Walworth [pdf]

Radial routes

There are five radial routes that will take you around Darlington.  These are safe cycling routes that have signs along them guiding your way.

Each route has a colour associated with it on the diagram below. Individual route cards are available from us. These routes use off road cycle paths or quiet residential streets. They are as follows:

  • Green: Westpark route
  • Yellow: Mowden route
  • Grey: Hummersknott route
  • Black: Blackwell route
  • Red: Haughton route
  • Blue: Morton park route

Radial cycle routes into Darlington


You can find the north and south cycle route maps on the Hartlepool Borough Council website [external link].

This map, which includes rights of way and additional visitor information, is also suitable for walking. You can get a hard copy of it from:

(01429) 523259

Level 4

Civic Centre

Victoria Road


TS24 8AY


A hard copy fold out walking and cycling map for Middlesbrough [external link] can be obtained from Middlesbrough Cycle Centre [external link]

Self-guided circular cycle routes in Middlesbrough include:

  1. Marton West Loop (5 miles) [external link]
  2. Coulby Newham (9 miles) [external link]
  3. Pallister Park – Stewart Park (2 miles) [external link] (1 of 3)
  4. Newham Grange – Hemlington Lake (1.25 miles) [external link] (2 of 3)
  5. Stewart Park – Newham Grange (1.5 miles) [external link] (3 of 3)
  6. Hemlington Lake (3.5 miles) [external link]
  7. Riverside Loop (6 miles) [external link]

 More on cycling in Middlesbrough [external link].


Redcar & Cleveland

A hard copy of the Redcar & Cleveland rural map [external link] along with the town centre cycle and walking map [external link] can be obtained from the walking and cycle hub.



Visit the Stockton-on-Tees council website for maps and self-guided cycle routes. [external link]

Self-guided circular cycle routes in Stockton [external link] include:

  1. Billingham and Wolviston
  2. Hardwick, Roseworth & Thorpe Thewles
  3. The Ingleby Way
  4. Portrack Loop
  5. West Stockton Wanderer
  6. Riverside Rambler
  7. Central Stockton Loop

A hard copy of a fold-out map for cycling in the borough can also be obtained from the Stockton Active Travel Hub. You will also find details of cycle proficiency training as well as details on an alternative route to the A19 which has a cycling ban.

Cycle routes across the UK

If you’re feeling adventurous and want to explore what other cycle routes the UK has to offer, we have selected a few useful links to help you plan your next trip:

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