Glendale to Wallsend Cycleway
  • Length: 8.5km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Frederick St Glendale 

  • End: Wallsend

  • Closest Town: Frederick St Glendale 

  • Location: New South Wales

  • Distance from state capital:

  • State: NSW


The following are major access points

This is a new high quality rail trail featuring a variety of landscapes from suburbia to dense bushland.
The trail links to other cycleways that give mainly traffic free access to the city and other suburbs.
The rail trail is gently graded.
Preserved railway memoriabilia at Wallsend Station site

This section is basically flat and passes two suburban shopping centres. It following the line of both disused colliery rail lines and the tramway. It runs along a suburban St before crossing busy Newcastle Rd at Traffic lights

After crossing a busy road you enter the quiet leafy Jesmond park following a long embankment before climbing over a low section of Lambton hill and Howe St lights.


  • Frederick St Glendale to Wallsend
  • Between the Newcastle suburbs of Glendale and Wallsend
  • Surface – Sealed
  • Terrain – Suburban undulating

For more information and a location map please visit RailTrails Australia.