Coast to Coast Cycle Challenge

Coast to Coast Cycling Weekend

This must do coast to coast cycle challenge, with it’s quiet country lanes and cycleways it’s the perfect way to see the varied and beautiful landscapes of northern England. Our route begins in Whitehaven, after dipping our wheels in the Irish Sea we begin our coast to coast challenge cycling through the Lake District and North Pennines towards Northumberland National Park and Hadrian’s Wall before finally arriving on the east coast of England. This fully supported ride offers some of the best cycling in the U.K.

What’s included?
Cycle Guide
Experienced support staff
Support Vehicle
All meals during the trip
One night’s accommodation
Return transfer to Whitehaven.

What’s not included?
Accommodation in Whitehaven, Our staff will be staying at the Premier Inn on the outskirts of Whitehaven.
Accommodation on completion of the challenge can also be organised on request.

How to book your challenge
The easiest way to book your trip is online via the website, simply click Dates and Availability, You will need to pay a non-refundable deposit of £85.00 at the time of booking.
It is possible to reserve a place on this challenge by email however you will need to pay your deposit of £85.00 to confirm your place on this trek together with completing a booking form.

The full balance is required to be paid no less than 4 weeks prior to departure.

Coast to Coast Cycling Information
Support vehicles are with the group at all times. All luggage, bike spares including spare bikes will be carried in the support vehicle  and will be on hand to help with any mechanical problems. The cycling is mainly undulating over rolling country, Distances are fairly long, averaging approx 75 miles per day.

Please get in touch with us via the contacts page or send us an email at info@adventurousewe.co.uk if you would like information on the Coast to Coast Cycle.

Itinerary

Day 1
Whitehaven – Alston  

Leaving the West Coast behind we make our way through the winding lanes of the Lake District, there are some big hill climbs this morning as you cycle through Loweswater and over Whinlatter Pass standing 350m above sea level. Our afternoon will be spent cycling through the beautiful rolling countryside of Cumbria, passing through Greystoke and Penrith before arriving at your evening destination of Alston.                                                                                                                        

Day 2
Alston – Whitley Bay

After another good breakfast, you will set off to Whitley Bay and the North Sea via Hadrian’s Wall, stopping on route at some of the best preserved Roman forts in the UK. Heading north through the Northumberland National Park, we have a short stop at Homesteads Fort, set high up on a dramatic escarpment of Hadrian’s Wall Heritage Site before arriving at the finish point of St Mary’s Lighthouse in Whitley Bay. At the end of the trip after a hot shower we will take you to Newcastle Station or your accommodation within the local area, transfers to Whitehaven along with your bike can be provided on request, please allow an additional £30.00 for the transfer.

Difficulty Rating
This challenge has a rating of Medium
Cost
£ 345

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