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Whitburn (Tyne & Wear)

Tyne & Wear


Slow Ways linking Whitburn (Tyne & Wear) and East Boldon, South Shields, Sunderland

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Whitburn (Tyne & Wear)’s three Slow Ways are 58% checked

Drawn: 3/3
reviewed: 2/3
verified: 2/3
and surveyed: 0/3

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Our goal is for each Slow Way to have at least one route that is verified and surveyed. To be verified – and get its snail badge – a route needs at least three positive reviews.

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Walk to Whitburn (Tyne & Wear) from further afield

Slow Way Route To do
East Boldon—Whitburn (Tyne & Wear)
Easwhi one Pioneer me Distance 4km/2mi Ascent 15m Descent 14m
South Shields—Whitburn (Tyne & Wear)
Souwhi one Survey me Distance 11km/7mi Ascent 202m Descent 217m
Sunderland—Whitburn (Tyne & Wear)
Sunwhi one Survey me Distance 6km/4mi Ascent 120m Descent 111m

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Collective progress

58% of Whitburn (Tyne & Wear)’s three route options are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified

3/3

drawn

2/3

reviewed

0/3

surveyed

2/3

verified

3 people have contributed to Whitburn (Tyne & Wear)’s Slow Ways

1 people have pledged to walk and review a route

0 people have surveyed a route in Whitburn (Tyne & Wear)

17km out of 21km have been walked and reviewed

50km of reviews have been shared in Whitburn (Tyne & Wear)

Latest Updates

I walked this from South Shields to Whitburn as part of a longer journey from Jarrow to Sunderland....

Philip Le Marquand

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I hadn't walked this before and enjoyed the views and the artwork and attractions of Sunderland. This included the departure of a rather large ship....

Philip Le Marquand

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There's lots to see on this coastal walk from Whitburn to South Shields including a labyrinth, lighthouse, birds and beaches....

Saira

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It's direct and pleasant, and passes by some interesting sights including lighthouses, sculptures and the National Glass Centre....

Saira

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At the start there is a local museum for those interested and some interesting architecture as you walk to the seafront where there is a nice below-ground Victorian public toilet if like me you like a bit of nostalgia (and another one above ground, no stairs, also victorian farther along the route)....

Jane Johnson

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Further along is a sculpture of a life size disused house made from stone, the National Glass Centre (which gas a glass roof you can walk on if you decide), directly opposite Sunderland port where you can see large ships being unloaded. At present, you can walk up a VERY steep flight of steps hugging the side of the bridge at Sunderland should you choose, or take a steep curving path around a warehouse now converted to flats....

Jane Johnson

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East Boldon—Whitburn (Tyne & Wear)

Slow Ways added Easwhi one, a new walk from East Boldon to Whitburn (Tyne & Wear)

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South Shields—Whitburn (Tyne & Wear)

Slow Ways added Souwhi one, a new walk from South Shields to Whitburn (Tyne & Wear)

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Sunderland—Whitburn (Tyne & Wear)

Slow Ways added Sunwhi one, a new walk from Sunderland to Whitburn (Tyne & Wear)

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Whitburn (Tyne & Wear), Sun 14 April

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Whitburn (Tyne & Wear)’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

NZ4078661858

Lat / Lon

54.94973° / -1.36474°

Easting / Northing

440,787E / 561,859N

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This includes the great ring of routes that join its neighbours to each other!

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