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Northern England's Coast to Coast Tours

The northern coast to coast routes are beautiful and adventurous, travelling through National Parks and AONBs, all with their own challenges and rewards, and each one different from the next. From the classic C2C, or the historical Hadrian's Cycleway, the challenging W2W, or the popular Way of the Roses, to last but not least the frontier route of the Reivers, some more challenging than others, while some have more historical interest, but all are routed to bring you through the most scenic areas that the north can provide.

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The routes follow traffic free paths, quiet lanes and local roads, they usually begin on the Irish Sea and cross over to the North Sea to take advantage of the prevailing winds – but tours going west to east can also be accommodated. All tours include bed and breakfast, daily luggage transfer, maps and itinerary, and transport back to the starting point for you, your luggage and your bikes. We can also rent bikes and equipment for tourers. Tours differ in their requirements in terms of bikes and fitness – a good road bike can complete some tours but might find it difficult on the W2W and Reivers tour where a hybrid or touring bike would be more comfortable, also a moderate level of fitness will get you through all tours depending on how many days you are looking to complete the tour. Please contact us with any questions regarding bikes, fitness or any other question you have on these tours.

Here you will find links to all of the Northern Tours, providing information on each tour, including more on the route, videos, photos and costs of the different tours and length of tours. Another advantage of our tours is that you decide when you want to start, as well as being able to adapt your tour to suit your needs, including adding extra day at the beginning, end or even the middle of the tour.

Six cyclists at the end of the Way of the Roses cycling tour, Bridlington

Way of the Roses
170 Mile Coast to Coast

Way of the Roses
Stunning 170 Mile Coast to Coast Cycling tour

Yorkshire Dales & Wolds

Yorkshire Dales, Forest of Bowland, Yorkshire Wolds, Lancaster and York

Two cyclists at the C2C start point in Whitehaven

Original Coast to Coast

The original 136 Mile Coast to Coast Cycling Challenge

Lake District, North Pennines

Lake District, North Pennines; Finish in Tynemouth or Sunderland

Three cyclists in front of a Hadrian's Cycleway signpost in Ravenglass

Hadrian's Cycleway
Cycling Roman Frontier

Hadrian's Cycleway
174 mile C2C Cycling Tour on the Ancient Roman Frontier

Hadrian's Wall World Heritage

Lake District, Solway Coast, Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site

Four cyclists at the finish point of the W2W cycling route with Whitby Abbey in the background

Walney to Whitby
Challenging Coast-Coast

Walney to Whitby
179 Mile Coast to Coast Cycling Challenge

Lake District, Eden Valley, York Moors

Lake District, Eden Valley, York Moors

Two cyclists in front of Moresby Hall, Whitehaven at the start of Reivers Cycle Route

Reivers Coast to Coast
Along Northern Border

Reivers Coast to Coast
Cracking Cycle Route across the English-Scottish Border

Lake District, Kielder Forest

Lake District, Kielder Forest, Carlisle

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Two/Three/Four/Five+ nights B&B in carefully chosen cycling friendly accommodation
Daily luggage transfers
Return transfer to start of the tour for you and your bikes*
Detailed Maps and GPX Map
Emergency contact details.
Single Room Supplement (£40 extra per night)
Bike hire at beginning of tour
Electric Bike
Extra Night(s) at the beginning and end of your stay (Please enquire)
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