Newbiggin to Westgate Road

A singletrack road from Newbiggin to Westgate

Located in County Durham, in North East England, the road from Newbiggin to Westgate is a quiet, singletrack road. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

Located right across the top of the North Pennine moorland, the road is totally paved but dangerously narrow. Not recommended to newbies: it has some narrow parts, impassable for 2 medium cars. Not recommended if you don't know how to reverse. The road takes you to a maximum elevation of 610m (2,001ft) above the sea level.

Built for drovers to take the wildstock, the road is 11.74 km (7.3 miles) long, running north-south from Westgate (a village in County Durham) to Newbiggin (a village in County Durham).

 

To use information contained on this site is to do so at your own risk. dangerousroads.org is not responsible for the information contained in these pages. The website is for information purposes only and we assume no liability for decisions made as a result of the information provided here. You are still completely responsible for your decisions, your actions, and your safety.