Hemlington Recreation Centre, Cass House Road, Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS8 9QW
Starting at Hemlington Recreation Centre, this ride goes out through Stainton village, Thornton, Maltby, Hilton, Middleton-on-Leven, Castle Levington, down into Yarm for a comfort stop. Up through Eaglescliffe, then through the villages of Elton, Long Newton and Middleton St. George, following NCN 14 on the old railway lines and the new Darlington Eastern Transport Corridor into the Town Centre and a cafe stop. The return route comes back through Middleton St. George, Newsham and Aislaby before joining up with Yarm and returning to Hemlington via Leven Bank.
Start:- Hemlington Recreation Centre
Ride level:- 4 (RED)
Terrain:- Roads, cycle paths & old railway lines. Recommend mountain bikes / hybrids, although road bikes will be fine. Couple of climbs included.
Distance:- 43 miles
Pace:- 13 mph avg
Time:- 5 hours