C2C Cycle Route Cicerone guide book


Guide book describing the coast to coast cycle route over five days, with photography, ideas for planning and additional loop ideas.

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The C2C Cycle Route Cicerone guide book

C2C Cycle Route Cicerone guide book

In the C2C Cycle Route Cicerone guide book the route is described over five days – an ideal pace for leisure cyclists and families that allows time for detours to look at places of interest along the way.

Shorter itineraries are also included for those who enjoy a challenge.

The detailed route information, including OS mapping, is suitable for cyclists of all levels, and the guide offers lots of help with planning and undertaking your C2C adventure.

This guide shows the route highlighted on sections of OS mapping.


Why do it?
Choosing your route
When to go
Getting there and getting back
Planning your itinerary
Specialist C2C companies
Where to stay
Choosing your bike
What to take
Food and drink
What to wear
Navigation and waymarking
Stamp collecting
Using this guide
The Route
Stage 1a Whitehaven to Keswick
Link route St Bees to the C2C
Stage 1b Workington to Keswick
Link route Whitehaven to Workington
Stage 2 Keswick to Langwathby
Stage 3 Langwathby to Nenthead
Stage 4 Nenthead to Consett
Stage 5a Consett to Sunderland
Stage 5b Consett to Tynemouth
Taster Routes
Route 1 Lakeland Loop
Route 2 West Coast Loop
Route 3 Western C2C Loop
Route 4 The Old Coach Road
Route 5 Penrith to Carlisle

Appendix A Route summary table
Appendix B Suggested itineraries (4, 3 and 2 days)
Appendix C Useful contacts
Appendix D Riding the C2C from east to west
Appendix E Pre-ride bike medical
Appendix F Mending a puncture

This is a link to the Guardian newspaper’s article online on the route.

The C2C Cycle Route Cicerone guide book

Publisher: Cicerone Press
Date: March 2018

Binding: Paperback
Illustrations: col photos, OS maps
Weight: 180g

Link to C2C page



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