The North East is home to a number of great sporting events, educational and cultural hotspots and tourist attractions. Please find information on a number of initiatives that are taking place.

Great North Bike Ride

A sponsored 60 mile bike ride for the Chris Lucas Trust from Seahouses to Tynemouth. Sunday 26 August. Visit www.greatnorthbikeride.com for more information.

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The Blaydon Races

Newcastle’s most famous running event. 5.6 miles from Newcastle upon Tyne to Blaydon taking place every year on the 9th June.

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Things to do in the North East

Days out with the kids: click here for more info

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The National Trust

From running routes to visitor sites, The National Trust showcases the North East in all its glory – click here for more.

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Ride the North East coastline

Admire the Northumberland coast or cycle the Cleveland promenade! Sustrans has provided a comprehensive guide to cycle networks which travel the length of the UK. Please click here to find out more.

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Seven Stories

The National Centre for children’s books and home to a range exhibitions: https://www.sevenstories.org.uk/

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Coast to Coast

Whether you are an experienced cyclist or simply up for a challenge, the coast to coast cycle route is exhilarating. Commencing at Whitehaven or Workington in Cumbria and finishing in Sunderland or Tynemouth, the route passes through scenic countryside and iconic North East landmarks. Please click to Sustrans to find out more. https://www.sustrans.org.uk/events/sea-sea-c2c-challenge-ride

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Great North Run

The largest half marathon in the world which will take place on 09 September.

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