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Multi coloured motif on signed posts with nameSouth Tyneside Heritage Trail

Tyne and Wear

The South Tyneside Heritage Trail provides a 26-mile circular route from South Shields, initially south along the coast to Whitburn then inland partly following the River Don west to reach the Tyne at Hebburn, returning via Jarrow. The Trail is fairly flat and much of it paved, passing through most of the Borough’s towns and villages, but there is some interesting heritage and history explained on 32 panels en route.

The 12-mile waymarked Bede’s Way commemorates the Venerable Bede, early medieval Europe’s greatest scholar who lived here around 700AD, first following the Don out of Jarrow to Boldon, finishing along the coast south of Whitburn to link the twin Anglo Saxon monasteries of St Paul’s in Jarrow and St Peter’s at Wearmouth.


Details:

Waymark: Multi coloured motif on signed posts with name
Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: Multi coloured motif on signed posts with name
Attributes: Easy
Coastal
River
Urban
Heritage
Start and Finish: NZ366681 - Conversation Piece', South Shields, Tyne and Wear View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2004
Web Sites: South Tyneside Heritage Trail

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet South Tyneside Heritage Trail  (South Shields TIC  - 2006 )
Leaflet Bede’s Way  (South Shields TIC  - 2006 )

Maps:

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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
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OS Landranger Active 88
OS Explorer 316
OS Explorer Active 316

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Route Profile:

41.3 Km (25.7 miles)
415 m (1,362 ft) ascent
76 m (249 ft)  maximum height

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