Newcastle Quayside Run 10km

Newcastle Quayside. Credit: Karl Moran

Newcastle Quayside Run 10km

A “there-and-back-again” 10km run along the quayside of Newcastle Gateshead. Because it is there-and-back-again you can start at any point on the run and just follow it to each end then back to the start point to complete your 10km. You will take in views of the River Tyne, the iconic Gateshead Millennium Bridge, the BALTIC Centre, the Sage Gateshead, the Tyne Bridge, the Swing Bridge and the historic Dunston Staiths. This route is lit at night so suitable for day or night time.

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Newcastle Quayside

Newcastle Quayside. Credit: Visit England




Overview of route:

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Route overview of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km

Route overview

Start at any point on the Newcastle (North) side of the River Tyne between the Gateshead Millennium Bridge and the Ouseburn River inlet. Run East (river on your right) to the Ouseburn River inlet (green star below). Turn around and start running back the other way.

Part 1 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km along the North side of the river to Ouseburn River inlet

Part 1 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km

Run back along the Quayside and past the Gateshead Millennium Bridge.

Part 2 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km along Quayside passed Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Part 2 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km

Keep running along the quayside.

Part 3 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km along Quayside

Part 3 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km

Run under The Tyne Bridge, the Swing Bridge and the High Level Bridge.

Part 4 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km along Quayside under the Tyne Bridge, Swing Bridge, and High Level Bridge

Part 4 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km

Keep running along the quayside and run under the Queen Elizabeth Bridge.




Part 5 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km along Quayside under Queen Elizabeth II Bridge

Part 5 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km

Keep running along the quayside and run under the Kind Edward VII Bridge and the Redheugh Bridge.

Part 6 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km along Quayside under the Kind Edward VII Bridge and the Redheugh Bridge

Part 6 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km

Turn around underneath Redheugh Bridge and run back to Gateshead Millennium Bridge.

Part 7 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km along Quayside back to Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Part 7 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km

Cross over Millennium Bridge. Turn right and run up to left of naval base onto South Shore Road. Continue along the road past The Sage Gateshead up on your left.

Part 8 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km along Quayside back to Gateshead Millennium Bridge up South Shore Road

Part 8 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km

Follow signed cycle route with river on your right hand side.

Part 9 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km following cycle route signs

Part 9 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km

Continue along signed cycle route all the way to Dunston Staiths (picture below).​

Dunston Staithes Newcastle

Dunston Staithes Newcastle

At the far end of Dunston Staiths turn around and run back to Gateshead Millennium Bridge.

Part 10 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km at Dunston Staiths

Part 10 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km

Part 11 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km at Dunston Staiths back to Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Part 11 of the Newcastle Quayside Run 10km

Cross back over Gateshead Millennium Bridge, turn right and run back to where you started.




Some of the highlights of this run include…

The River Tyne

The River Tyne. Credit: Visit England

Gateshead Centre

Gateshead Centre

Tyne Bridge

Tyne Bridge

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Photo credits: Copyright Walk Run Cycle, Newcastle Gateshead Initiative, Richard Kenworthy

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