A challenging fully supported tour - Up Hill Down Dale
One of the more challenging coast to coast tours in northern England, however with that challenge comes absolutely outstanding scenery along with picturesque towns and villages. This four day tour over 150 miles takes in so many picturesque areas including the Lake District Peninsulas, South Cumbria's Low Fells and the Lune Gorge, the Orton Fells, the Eden Valley and North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Yorkshire Dales and the Land of the Prince Bishops in County Durham with it's beautiful capital Durham. The tour averages around 37 miles a day, with its longest day 46 miles from Kirkby Stephen to Bishop Aukland passing by England's highest inn, Tan Inn.
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For our Walney to Wear self-guided tour and costs please click: Walney to Wear Self-guided Tour
Beginning in Walney Island on the Irish Sea and travelling east – west, with the prevailing wind, the tour finishes at the mouth of the Wear and Sunderland. As well as the stunning scenery this tour also passes through beautiful towns and villages with amazing building and structures including Lowgill Viaduct, Bowes Museum, Furness Abbey, Barnard Castle and Durham Castle and Cathedral.
A challenging and beautiful four day tour that rewards your efforts everyday with stunning scenery and picturesque towns and villages. This tour would be unsuitable for road bikes as approx 14% of the tour is done on traffic free paths and trails, some a bit too rough for a road bike but perfectly suitable for hybrid, touring or mountain bikes. Should you need to hire a bike, we supply 24 speed hybrid bikes at a cost £50 per person per tour.
Please get in touch if you have any questions about this tour.
* All prices per person based on two people sharing.