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)

 

£475 per person (single)
£345 per person (based on two sharing)
£305 per person (based on group of 3)
£280 per person (based on group of 4)
£270 per person (based on group of 5)
£260 per person (based on group of 6 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)

 

£575 per person (single)
£430 per person (based on two sharing)
£385 per person (based on group of 3)
£360 per person (based on group of 4)
£345 per person (based on group of 5)
£335 per person (based on group of 6 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)

 

£685 per person (single)
£520 per person (based on two sharing)
£465 per person (based on group of 3)
£440 per person (based on group of 4)
£425 per person (based on group of 5)
£410 per person (based on group of 6 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 4: Hamsterley to Wearmouth (36m)

 

£790 per person (single)
£610 per person (based on two sharing)
£550 per person (based on group of 3)
£520 per person (based on group of 4)
£505 per person (based on group of 5)
£490 per person (based on group of 6 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)

 

£865 per person (single)
£680 per person (based on two sharing)
£620 per person (based on group of 3)
£590 per person (based on group of 4)
£570 per person (based on group of 5)
£560 per person (based on group of 6 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)

 

£1,025 per person (single)
£795 per person (based on two sharing)
£720 per person (based on group of 3)
£665 per person (based on group of 4)
£660 per person (based on group of 5)
£645 per person (based on group of 6 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.

£260 per person (single)
£130 per person (based on two people)
£90 per person (based on group of 3)
£65 per person (based on group of 4)
£55 per person (based on group of 5)
£45 per person (based on group of 6 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£290 per person (single)
£145 per person (based on two people)
£100 per person (based on group of 3)
£75 per person (based on group of 4)
£60 per person (based on group of 5)
£50 per person (based on group of 6 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)
£70 per person (based on group of 5)
£55 per person (based on group of 6 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£360 per person (single)
£180 per person (based on two people)
£120 per person (based on group of 3)
£90 per person (based on group of 4)
£75 per person (based on group of 5)
£60 per person (based on group of 6 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£370 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)
£75 per person (based on group of 5)
£65 per person (based on group of 6 or more)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£460 per person (single)
£230 per person (based on two people)
£155 per person (based on group of 3)
£115 per person (based on group of 4)
£95 per person (based on group of 5)
£80 per person (based on group of 6 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 £50.00 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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