Sun 7 Jul 2024 Morpeth, Northumberland, UK

Northumberland Gravel Epic | Long Route

Cycle through the untapped beauty of Northumberland on wide gravel tracks, backroads and bridleways without seeing another soul for miles on end.

  • Sun 7 Jul 2024
Rothbury, Morpeth

Long Route



All ages

  • 98 km gravel riding


The Northumberland Gravel Epic showcases the quieter gravel of the region, linking up a number of forests with small villages to create a highlights showreel of this lesser visited part of Northumberland. Setting off from the picturesque market town of Rothbury and soon getting into the swing of the ride by climbing up through the Simonside hills on red gravel roads.Riding sections of the Sandstone Way, created by Ted Liddle, which may entice you to come back to the region. For the long route riders, experiencing the wilderness of Kidland Forest, reaching an elevation of nearly 500 metres by climbing up the gravel hairpins of the Devil’s Staircase.

This event is part of Northumberland Gravel Epic.

Event details

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Newcomers


  • Free parking
  • Toilets


  • Check points
  • Distance markers
  • First aid
  • Food stations


  • All ages
  • Entries open
  • Enter online

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Rothbury, Morpeth

Medium Route



All ages

  • 74 km gravel riding