Coast to Coast

Coast to Coast Information

Where: Whitehaven to Tynemouth
Distance: 136 miles (219km)
Level: Challenging
Type: On-road & greenway / Linear
Accommodation: 91 places to stay
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Coast to Coast (C2C) or Sea to Sea as it's also known is the UK's most popular long distance cycle route.

The route climbs through the Lake District and over the Pennines and is usually ridden from west to east to make use of the prevailing wind. Riders can start at Whitehaven or Workington and finish in Tynemouth or Sunderland.

The route is not suitable for skinny tyre road bikes due to variable surfaces, a hybrid or touring bike would be ideal.

Checkout our Coast to Coast route itinerary to help plan your trip

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