The C2C Cycle Route: Whitehaven or Workington to Tynemouth or Sunderland
This guide to the C2C, also known as the Sea to Sea, is for anyone taking up the long distance cycling challenge from Whitehaven or Workington to Tynemouth or Sunderland.
This 140 mile route is presented in three stages, showing alternative start and finish stages, with suggestions for all types of bike (including e-bikes) and various challenge levels.
The guide contains easy to follow route descriptions, 1:100,000 maps and gradient profiles. Facilities are given for each stage of the ride too.
Cycling the Coast to Coast is a must-ride for any cycle tourer - you'll weave through the Lake District, 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.
Author: Rachel Crolla and Carl McKeating