Medium Rides

You’ll be amazed what you can see on a bike in under an hour. These routes will help you to explore new parts of the Borough one journey at a time, whilst avoiding busy roads and junctions.

Hardwick and Roseworth to the Countryside

5.2 miles // 8.4 km

40 minutes

Suitable for all bikes

This route is a great chance to get away from the houses and out into the countryside, using the Stockton Greenway and some quiet roads.

Stockton West

5.5 miles // 8.8 km

40 minutes

Suitable for all bikes

This ride connects Ropner Park with Newham Grange Park, creating a loop using the Stockton Greenway and some quiet roads through Oxbridge.

Portrack Loop

5.9 miles // 9.5 km

45 minutes

Mostly paved surfaces with a small section of dirt path

A varied traffic-free route between Stockton centre, Norton and the Newport Bridge.

Full River Tees Loop

6.2 miles // 10 km

45 minutes

Suitable for all bikes

This is the longest loop you can ride along the Tees, from Stockton town centre to the Newport Bridge near Middlesbrough.

Elmtree to Preston Park

6.4 miles // 10.3 km

50 minutes

Suitable for all bikes

This route rides up and down the Stockton Greenway, an old railway line which has been converted into a walk and cycle path. Although it’s close to residential areas, it feels completely wild as you walk between lines of trees and past Hartburn’s Six Fields.

Middlesbrough Central

6.4 miles // 10.3 km

50 minutes

Mostly paved surfaces with a small section of gravel path

This little loop has it all, with a nice stretch riding by the Tees, Albert Park, Dinosaur Park, Newport Bridge, the Transporter Bridge and the Riverside Stadium.

Ingleby Barwick Loop

6.5 miles // 10.4 km

50 minutes

Suitable for all bikes

A good on/off road tour around Ingleby Barwick, which without doubt has the best cycle paths in the area.

Billingham and Wolviston

7 miles // 11.2 km

55 minutes

Suitable for all bikes

A circular route around Billingham and Wolveston, with the option of a stop over in Cowpen Bewley Woodland Park.

Ropner Park, Preston Park, Riverside

7 miles // 11.3 km

55 minutes

Mostly paved surfaces with a small section of gravel path

A lovely medium length ride that packs in some of Stockton’s most iconic views.

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