The Cycling the Coast to Coast Cycle Route
Whitehaven or Workington to Tynemouth or Sunderland
This guidebook details the 137 mile sea-to-sea / C2C cycle route. This much loved short cycle tour across northern England takes you from Whitehaven or Workington on the west coast to Tynemouth or Sunderland on the east across 3 days. The ride is suitable for all bike types (including e-bikes) with detailed on and off road alternatives routes given.
The guide contains easy-to-use route descriptions accompanied by 1:100,000 maps and useful gradient profiles. Facilities are given for each stage of the ride and a useful accommodation guide is included in the appendices. The ride weaves through the Lake District National Park, northern Pennines and County Durham, providing a balance of challenge and reward as you climb through the mountain passes of Whinlatter, Hartside Top and Black Hill.
This cycle tour is a ‘must have’ on on any cycle tourers ticklist.