Coast to coast

Discussion in 'Touring and Adventure Cycling' started by Welshman, 29 Aug 2019.

  1. Welshman

    Welshman New Member

    How about Weston super Mare to margate, now that's what I call a proper
    C2C ride,has anyone thought of doing it .
  2. mikey951r

    mikey951r Über Member

    Newark on Trent
    You could do much of that along Sustrans Route 4 in to London and Route 1 out to the coast, 247 miles according to Google

    A real coast to coast would be Lands End to Dover, 430 miles if you use Route 3 to Bristol then Route 4 and 1 as above; but having done parts of Route 3, I can tell you it goes nowhere fast.

    Having looked at the map the favourite for me would have to be Lands End to Dover along Route 2, a Coast to Coast along the coast..... now there’s an adventure...!

    We did our own Coast to Coast this year; however in France not the U.K. Channel to the Med. It was hot but worth every mile of effort.
  3. Heltor Chasca

    Heltor Chasca Out-Riding the Black Dog

    Two friends have done a pier to pier. WSM to Felixstowe.
  4. mjr

    mjr Comfy armchair to one person & a plank to the next

    The best C2C is the Cornish Mining Trail. 11 miles, chip shop at one end, pub at the other!
  5. Baldy

    Baldy Member

    For a truly coast to coast, you could try Ardnamurchan Point to Lowestoft Ness. The most westerly to the most easterly points of the British mainland.
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  6. Dic Deryn

    Dic Deryn Well-Known Member

    I did a Coast to Coast fr9m Aberdaron to Flamborough a couple of years back. Like the Dover to Lands End idea
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