CLEANER AIR WELCOME WALK: how to take part
Updated: Jan 25
SATURDAY 28 JANUARY
Welcome Walk for Newcastle’s new Clean Air Zone
+ Ride For Their Lives bike ride
Meet from 9.30 for 10am start Sign-up sheet below!
Feel free to drop out whenever you like - cafes, parks and sights listed below, with links
You are welcome to join us part-way around the route
Family route stroll - approx 1 hour 45 mins
Route maps: use free Komoot app for map on mobile - here - or print an outline.
Weather watch! Forecast here - update will be posted 48 hours before event.
Meeting Point for start:
Northumbria University Business & Law Faculty (entrance by nursery and car park).
Meet by 3 statues (pic left)
Travel options to get to start Refreshments close to start
Manors metro Sainsbury's - Falconar Street
Bus routes - New Bridge St/Falconar St/Argyle St The Garage cafe
Car park - City Campus East Little Ernie kiosk
Route maps covering whole walk – to plan café breaks etc! Two options: Family Walk (just under 2 hours) and Full Boundary Walk (3 hours).
Cafes and stop-offs along the route include:
Venues throughout Quayside, such as CatPawcino, Greggs
Leazes Park, slight detour to Tower cafe, St James Park, Les Petit Choux
Hancock Museum, slight detour to Urban Green cafe in Exhibition Park
Please complete our sign-in list to let us know if you will be attending the Welcome Walk, to help with planning.
Email us if you have any queries. All participants are free to choose their own route and take responsibility for their own safety. Wear sensible walking footwear and clothing suitable for the weather.
**This event launches our Climate Action Newcastle Cleaner Air 2023 campaign.
**Newcastle’s Clean Air Zone goes live on Mon 30 Jan. Lots more info on the CAZ here.
BREAKING NEWS: we’re delighted the Walk will be joined by a Ride for their Lives Bike Ride – cyclists who highlight the health dangers of poor air quality. Share their powerful stories here and let them know if you’d like to join them.