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.

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 £257 - £313 Full Info Book
SS4 3 days cycling (4 nights) 48 miles/77 km £319 - £403 Full Info Book
SS5 4 days cycling (5 nights) 36 miles/58 km £385 - £497 Full Info Book
SS6 5 days cycling (6 nights) 29 miles/47 km £441 - £581 Full Info Book

Client Feedback

As always on Mickledore trips, I had a very enjoyable walk. The accommodations were excellent. The hosts at all of the places I stayed were friendly and welcoming, and the breakfasts very good. You provide an invaluable service, especially for visitors from outside the UK, and you provide it well.

Would you use Mickledore again? Of course.

Westmorland Way, May 2017
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Many thanks for organising our holiday, we have had a superb time. It’s a fabulous route, especially the high sections.  The B&B’s have all been lovely, and great locations for the route.  Your organisation made our trip so easy, and baggage transfers all worked smoothly. We will definitely be using you again for our next walking trip.

Many thanks again.

Great Glen Way, July 2017
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Our 3rd holiday with Mickledore, and once again, a truly wonderful experience. The quality of accommodation, all so conveniently located on the route, is of a high standard. All owners of B&B’s seem to like Mickledore too for their professional approach to business with them.  We would not hesitate to recommend the company – and regularly do to fellow walkers at home and on our travels. Keep up the good work and thank you – again.

Cotswold Way, June 2017
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