England North-South Cycle Route guide book
From Scotland to the Isle of Wight
The England North-South Cycle Route guide book allows you to cycle from the Scottish border across England to the Isle of Wight, all via continuous traffic-calmed routes.
The book also features the best of the North Sea Cycle Route and offers full north-south route directions, high-profile maps, visitor information, accommodation listings and a code to obtain GPS-tracks of the routes.
The route has full connectivity with Newcastle, Hull and Portsmouth international ferry ports and train stations in Berwick upon Tweed, Newcastle, Hull, York, Leicester, Oxford and Portsmouth. The total route is over 750 miles (1200 kilometers) long.
Starting from the north in Berwick upon Tweed, the route takes touring cyclists via Lindisfarne Holy Island and five historic remote Northumberland castles. In Newcastle you can cycle via the famous Angel of the North to remains of Hadrian’s Wall. The route heads south via World Heritage site Durham and the extraordinary River Tees Transporter Bridge into North York Moors National Park. Between Whitby and Scarborough you’ll cycle the Cinder Track, the very best of the North Sea Cycle Route. Multiple routes connect to Hull and world-class York.
The Pennines Trail and Don Valley Trail take you to Peak District National Park. The Monsal and Tissington Trails will take you across the Pennines via the pretty Derbyshire Dales and Burton on Trent to Leicester.
Via Rugby, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwick Castle and Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon you’ll arrive in the Cotswolds.
Via downtown Oxford you travel via Uffington White Horse, Avebury and Stonehenge to Salisbury.
The New Forest National Park and Isle of Wight bring you at the cliffs of The Needles; an ultimate ‘end of the land’ -finale of the ride.
England North-South Cycle Route
No of Pages: 164
Page Size: 225 x 120 mm
ISBN 10: 0957661746
ISBN 13: 9780957661745
Publisher: Eos Cycling Holidays Ltd
Published Date: June 2022
Binding: Ring Binder
Illustrations: Colour Photos and Maps