Walney to Wear
152 mile coast to coast cycle route from Walney to Wear

Walney to Wear is a classic ‘coast to coast’ cycling touring adventure done as a short break or longer holiday, challenging in both distance and terrain, but really quite achievable with some preparation for all. Thanks to the distinctive blue National Cycle Network signs and the official maps it’s easy to follow in either direction.

Holiday Packages

All our Standard Itineraries include:

  • Hand-picked accommodation in B&Bs / guest houses / inns / small hotels
  • En-suite facilities where available
  • Breakfast
  • Daily baggage transfers from our own team of local drivers
  • All booking fees

We will also endeavour to include all these in any custom itinerary you wish to build for this walk.

Day 1: Walney Island to Kirkby Stephen (75.4m)
Day 2: Kirkby Stephen to Wearmouth (76m)

 

£515 solo riders (plus £55 single supplements)
£375 per person (based on two sharing)
£330 per person (based on group of 3)
£310 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Walney Island to Tebay (59.7m)
Day 2: Tebay to Barnard Castle (45.3m)
Day 3: Barnard Castle to Wearmouth (51m)

 

£625 solo riders (plus £55 single supplements)
£470 per person (based on two sharing)
£420 per person (based on group of 3)
£395 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Walney Island to Levens (37.3m)
Day 2: Levens to Kirkby Stephen (38.1m)
Day 3: Kirkby Stephen to Hamsterley (42.6m)
Day 4: Hamsterley to Wearmouth (36m)

 

£720 solo riders (plus £55 single supplements)
£555 per person (based on two sharing)
£500 per person (based on group of 3)
£475 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Walney Island to Grange over Sands (28m)
Day 2: Grange over Sands to Tebay (31.7m)
Day 3: Tebay to Tan Hill (29.1m)
Day 4: Tan Hill to Hamsterley (31.2m)
Day 5: Hamsterley to Wearmouth (36m)

 

£835 solo riders (plus £55 single supplements)
£655 per person (based on two sharing)
£595 per person (based on group of 3)
£565 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Walney Island to Cartmel (24.3m)
Day 2: Cartmel to Kendal (21.1m)
Day 3: Kendal to Soulby (30.7m)
Day 4: Soulby to Bowes (22.1m)
Day 5: Bowes to Witton le Wear (27.7m)
Day 6: Witton le Wear to Wearmouth (31m)

 

£940 solo riders (plus £55 single supplements)
£745 per person (based on two sharing)
£680 per person (based on group of 3)
£650 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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Day 1: Walney Island to Cartmel (24.3m)
Day 2: Cartmel to Kendal (21.1m)
Day 3: Kendal to Orton (22.3m)
Day 4: Orton to Tan Hill (23.1m)
Day 5: Tan Hill to Woodland (24.2m)
Day 6: Woodland to Brandon (23m)
Day 7: Brandon to Wearmouth (22m)

 

£1,070 solo riders (plus £55 single supplements)
£845 per person (based on two sharing)
£770 per person (based on group of 3)
£735 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

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* All headline holiday prices are shown per person, based on two people sharing.

Baggage Transfer

Baggage Transfer is automatically included in the price of all our Cycling Holiday packages.

These prices are for anyone planning their own holiday and just need bags moving from one stop to the next.

£280 per person (single)
£140 per person (based on two people)
£95 per person (based on group of 3)
£75 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£310 per person (single)
£155 per person (based on two people)
£105 per person (based on group of 3)
£80 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£330 per person (single)
£165 per person (based on two people)
£110 per person (based on group of 3)
£85 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£365 per person (single)
£185 per person (based on two people)
£125 per person (based on group of 3)
£95 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£395 per person (single)
£200 per person (based on two people)
£135 per person (based on group of 3)
£105 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£450 per person (single)
£225 per person (based on two people)
£150 per person (based on group of 3)
£115 per person (based on group of 4 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

Note: If you are booking accommodation in an Airbnb, you must ensure that there will either be someone available to take collection/delivery of your bags or that they have appropriate, secure storage in the event that the proprietor is absent.

Route Information

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Rest Days
Rest days can be incorporated into any walking holiday package at an additional £55.00 per person per night

Solo Travellers
Solo travellers please contact us or use the booking form to send your proposed itinerary including dates, and we will price accordingly. Where possible, we take advantage of existing bookings from other clients to ensure you receive a cost effective service.

Alternative Itineraries
For alternative itineraries to those provided for this route, please contact us, or use the Booking Form to submit your proposed itinerary and number of participants and we will quote accordingly.

Walking Season Dates
Prices are based on the walk starting after 1st April and ending before 30th September. For walks outside those dates, please contact us. We provide a reduced out of season service, but still manage to meet the needs of most customers who contact us during this period.

Walk Information
“It's a classic ‘coast to coast’ cycling touring adventure done as a short break or longer holiday, challenging in both distance and terrain, but really quite achievable with some preparation for all. Thanks to the distinctive blue National Cycle Network signs and the official maps it’s easy to follow in either direction.
Mostly on quiet country lanes, back roads and traffic-free cycle paths, it does have a few off-road bits but nothing that a well-shod touring, trekking or hybrid bike can’t cope with.”
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