Cyclone Festival of Cycling, an event for riders of all abilities and ages

Cyclone Festival of Cycling

12 Treherne Road, High West Jesmond, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne NE2 3NP

+44 (0)7710 635514

Local Accomodation

There is plenty of local accommodation for spectators and participants who will require it for the Cyclone Festival of Cycling. The conurbation of Tyneside has many Hotels with a wide range of prices. Accommodation in the city centre and Hotels situated on Osborne Road in Jesmond and in Gosforth are ideal for those wishing to combine their stay with a taste of city culture and restaurants offering excellent cuisine.

There are a number of Hotels and Guest Houses in the north and out towards the North West of the city which offer good value and more peaceful surrounds as well as being close to all of the events and accessible for the countryside. This accommodation includes two Travel Inn Hotels at Woolsington and at Newcastle Airport. There are also other Hotels adjacent to the airport.

Northumberland is a beautiful unspoilt County with thousands of miles of country roads and lanes that are traffic free. Why not extend your stay to the area and cycle up the Coast to Bamburgh and its famous castle which has been used for many epic films. There are also many other beautiful sights up this coastal route.

Inland you can cycle up to Bellingham and other unspoilt villages in the North Tyne Valley. There are some magnificent roads for cycling and plenty of climbs for those that enjoy the challenge. Accommodation is plentiful and all can be found at the above sites or by going to

Our Partner Hotel - Novotel Newcastle Airport

Our Partner Hotel is the Novotel, Newcastle Airport which is Event HQ for the Festival. All officials will be staying at this Hotel and there are special deals for those participants and Teams who wish to take advantage of special rates. If interested please e mail to

Other Accommodation

Gosforth: The Town House
The Townhouse is the only hotel in Gosforth which is arguably Newcastle upon Tyne’s most up market suburb. Situated between city centre and Newcastle’s famous race course The Townhouse offers a chic boutique experience in peaceful surroundings. Five minutes form the bustling city and an easy walking distance of shops, bars and restaurants. Website is - Tel No: 0191 2856812 

Matfen: Matfen Hall Hotel
Well located for the Cyclone Challenge Rides

  • To book please call 01661855717 or e-mail
  • Website:

Morpeth - St Mary's Inn & B&B
St Mary’s Inn and B&B, near Morpeth in Northumberland, is about warmth and generosity whether you come to eat, drink or stay: friendly hospitality, flavoursome food, comfortable bedrooms. Big and inviting – colourful spaces, cosy corners, real fires – this is a relaxed, informal Northumberland pub. But with a passion to make you feel at home. Always interesting, definitely sociable, they serve honest-to-goodness food and beer – no tricks, no fuss – with a distinctly Northumbrian flavour. And if you want to stay over, they have 11 country-style bedrooms, too. Book direct for best prices guaranteed. For bookings, please visit:

Newcastle: The Plough Inn
Inn with 3 double/ twin rooms with en suit bathrooms, Tea/ coffee facilities. TV. £95 per night double occupancy, £80 per night single occupancy. One room can be a triple with fold away bed suitable for an adult. £135. Rate includes full English breakfast. For Bookings:Tel No: 01661853555 -

Ponteland: The Diamond Inn
Diamond Inn - small hotel with restaurant and bar in Ponteland, close to the race HQ and to the start of the Cyclone Challenge Rides -

Rothbury: Tomlinson's Cafe and Bunkhouse

Low cost accommodation overlooking the River Coquet in a newly converted Grade 2 listed former schoolhouse that dates back to 1841. Ideal for families, groups and independent travellers, with five, dormitory-style bedrooms sleep a total of 28. Most rooms have an en-suite shower room. Furnished in a comfortable contemporary style, you can choose from a family room or opt for double, single or bunk beds. WIFI is available free of charge to all our guests. Communal lounge with TV and DVD Laundry /drying facilities Great riverside views Secure bike storage Prices from £16 per person per night. Bookings - call 01669 621979 or Jackie Sewell on 07972312889

Rothbury: Sandyford House
Sandyford is reputed to being the oldest remaining house in Rothbury, built in 1722. The property spread over 3 floors and sleeps 6, has been recently refurbished to the highest standards and has been awarded 5 Stars from Visit England. Bookings - call 01669 621979 or Jackie Sewell on 07972312889

Stamfordham: The Croft B&B
Village Green setting offering a warm welcome to guests.
The Loft Room: A self contained suite with double bedroom en-suite; together with private sitting room, TV. £70 per night double occupancy, to include full English breakfast. Parking and garage availability on request.
For all enquiries please call Nicky Parker 07879 647778 or visit their Facebook page @Thecroftstamfordham.

Washington: Holiday Inn
Between historic Durham, Sunderland and Newcastle, the Holiday Inn Washington hotel is ideally located in Tyne and Wear, just off the A1M junction 64. This long-established hotel is well known for its friendly staff and warm welcome. With plenty of free parking, the hotel has a Traders Restaurant, a newly refurbished lounge and bar area. There are 136 fully air conditioned bedrooms at this hotel in Washington, including family and accessible rooms

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