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Bede's Way

Tyne and Wear

19 km / 12 miles
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.

Leaflet and route details are available from website below.


Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: Yes
Attributes: Easy
Start: NZ338652 - St Paul's, Jarrow, Tyne and Wear View on StreetMap
Finish: NZ401577 - St Peter's, Wearmouth, Tyne and Wear View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2004
Web Sites: Visit South Tyneside - Christian Heritage

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External download Bede's Way  (Visit South Tyneside  - 2004 ) Download


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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:
OS Landranger 88
OS Landranger Active 88
OS Explorer 308, 316
OS Explorer Active 308, 316

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Route Profile:

20.0 km (12.4 miles)
187 m (614 ft) ascent
76 m (249 ft)  maximum height

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