Sea to Sea

The Sea to Sea is the classic, long distance cycle route in the UK. Starting from the historic port of Whitehaven on the Irish Sea (we use St Bees) and finishing in Tynemouth on the north east coast. The route passes through the Lake District, Eden Valley and the Pennines, all offering fantastic scenery.

This route is well waymarked and uses a mix of specially constructed cycle paths, off road tracks and minor roads, with the occasional busier road.

It is recommended to cycle this route from west to east, to take advantage of the prevailing wind, but we can offer this route the other way round.

We have a range of full Sea to Sea holidays from 2, 3, 4 or 5 day options. Make your choice depending on your available time and pace you find most comfortable.

Sea to Sea Cycle Route Map
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Our Holidays

We have a total of four holidays. They all cover the whole route, taking from 2 to 6 days, depending on how far you want to cycle each day, and how much time you want to look around.

Sea to Sea

St Bees to Tynemouth 144 miles/232 km

We offer 4 holidays along the whole Sea to Sea Cycle Route. The long distance cycle ride is well waymarked and there are many variations on the route, so it can include some challenging mountain biking or just roads and cycleways. You will require a good level of fitness and a good touring bike to complete the route over 2 or 3 days, the shorter holidays are for the more serious cyclist.

Code Length Average per day Price range
SS3 2 days cycling (3 nights) 72 miles/116 km £286 - £343 Full Info Book
SS4 3 days cycling (4 nights) 48 miles/77 km £355 - £440 Full Info Book
SS5 4 days cycling (5 nights) 36 miles/58 km £429 - £543 Full Info Book
SS6 5 days cycling (6 nights) 29 miles/47 km £491 - £634 Full Info Book

Client Feedback

This is the first time we have booked with Mickledore, we were extremely pleased with the whole package. Very good organisation and accommodation. We would certainly travel with them again. We also had great weather.

Tour of the Lake District, May 2019
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All accommodations and helpful information, services, etc., were perfect for first-time visitors from the U.S. like us. We’ve not encountered such “walking holiday” tours before here in the States, even though we’ve hiked here at home fairly extensively, and we now understand what a pleasure it is to experience a travel service such as yours.

Great Glen Way, August 2019
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Everything ran so well and I had a lovely trouble free time.

Cotswold Way, September 2019
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