Cycling in the Borough

people cycling

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We're keen to support cycling in the borough and we are committed to delivering and maintaining a safe cycle network. Not only is cycling a cost effective alternative for many short car journeys, it can also improve your health, reduces congestion, improves air quality, and is great fun.


Cycle Routes in Stockton-on-Tees

A network of on and off-road cycleways crosses the Borough, making cycling a feasible and healthier travel option. See the following maps for Stockton's cycleways.

Stockton Active Travel Hub has a whole library of routes for you to explore. You can view all the different route maps on the Stockton Active Travel Hubs website. 

You can also download our handy Out and About Guide to walking and cycling in Stockton-on-Tees, focusing on 12 parks and green spaces across our Borough.

Always ensure you are Cycle Safe with this handy information from Cleveland Fire Brigade. 

Plan a cycle route

Cyclestreets can help you plan a cycle route depending on the type of journey you want. Select quiet roads if you're not confident on two wheels, the quickest route if your against the clock or most recreational if you want to see the sights.

Plan a cycle route with Cyclestreets.


Bikeability - Cycling Training

We offer Level 1 and Level 2 Bikeability training to year 5 and 6 pupils.

Visit the Bikeability website for more information.

To enquire about having cycle training in your school please email our Cycle Training Team at [email protected].


The Hub

The Hub runs a variety of walking and cycling activities throughout the Stockton borough. It provides a dedicated one-stop resource centre offering volunteering opportunities, training, information and outreach services to give people the skills and equipment that they need to walk and cycle more often.

For more information visit The Hub website.


A route to 5 of the Borough's parks

Cyclists and walkers looking for a scenic route to enjoy can now take in five of Stocktonon-Tees’ much loved parks after a new cycle route connecting Thorpe Thewles and Wynyard Woodland Park has been completed.

It means people can follow a fantastic, largely off-road 11 mile trail stretching from Ingleby Barwick to the Borough boundary at Wynyard.

The route takes in Romano Park in Ingleby Barwick, Preston Park, Six Fields in Hartburn and onto Wynyard Woodland Park. It also runs close to Ropner Park. Each park has lots to offer – from stunning scenery and peaceful places to enjoy wildlife to playgrounds for children to enjoy.

New signage installed along the route between Hardwick and Wynyard Woodland Park will help keep cyclists and walkers on the right track.

The new cycle link, which forms part of National Cycle Network Route 1, has been funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development, through the Rural Development Programme for England.


Cycle Events

We also host a series of cycling events including Stockton Duathlon in April and Stockton Cycling Festival in July. Take a look at our events website for all the latest cycling events.