Full guide to the C2C. Downloadable map, where to stay, advice, forum, ride reports. C2C veteran Rob Ainsley profiles the six Sustrans routes across Northern England, Created in , it’s England’s most popular leisure cycle route, with . Sustrans Coast to Coast Guides (with maps; includes Hadrian and Reivers) £ C2C guide and Coast to Coast cycle route map providing detailed information on accommodation, pubs, restaurants, shops and useful information to make your.

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The route in detail. Every year, the air ambulance is called out for C2C cyclists: Take it carefully, especially on the gravel sections.

Or you might be tempted into a foolish overtake on a blind bend or rokte hill. Check out more great photos from this trip on flickr.

Keswick to Langwathby The next section roure the route on to Langwathby in the Eden Valley and has contrasting views and riding surfaces. The Cumbrian Coast branch line has stations at Whitehaven and Workington. Minor roads, disused railway lines, off-road tracks and specially constructed cycle paths.

Download full details of this trip in a pdf document. Sponsor a mile today. The Whinlatter Pass is the first major climb ending in a fine descent on forest roads to Bass Lake and Keswick.


Quiet lanes follow as the route passes goute some of the countries most beautiful scenery. Most accidents on the C2C happen on descents. Made in the Cotswolds, England. This section marks the end of the rough hilly terrain of the North Pennines and the start of the industrial landscape of the North East. Taking five days over it will greatly add to your enjoyment.

Sea to Sea (C2C cycle route)

Tackled by thousands of cyclists every year, this is the iconic coast-to-coast route that started it all. Fitness more info [X] Fitness. The first ten miles follow a well made surfaced path. Is it suitable for a first-timer? A hybrid or cross bike is perfect for the principal route though not the optional off-road sections. Ultimate Rouye to Sea guide.

Sea to Sea (C2C cycle route) | Sustrans

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Hundreds of first-timers tackle it every year, and most of them are glad they did. Only the superhuman will attempt two or shudder one days.

Your choice – can include four star hotels, spa hotels and luxury guest houses. At this point a third of the ride is now complete, leaving behind the hills of the Lakes, with the Pennine crossing to come. The gradients are kinder this way round too, with rouge downhill and shorter uphill sections. Our Sea to Sea top tips.


Should you take a support vehicle? Langwathby to Allenheads The most mountainous part of the route with four major climbs in 20 miles.

Official map of the route and accurate gpx files specific to your type of bike. Most riders follow the tradition of dipping their back wheel in mp Irish Sea at the start of the journey and their front wheel in the North Sea when they finish.

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C2C – Whitehaven to Tynemouth or Sunderland

Sea to Sea T-shirt. The route is also special for wildlife. You’ll pass beautiful Lake District fells, over the imposing peaks of the North Pennines and all the way to the historic harbour at Tynemouth or to the beautiful beach at Sunderland.

For more information on msp closures please visit Cumbria County Council’s website.

Several organisations now offer group tours, and these are a great way to enjoy the route in the company of an experienced guide.