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Coast to Coast | Motorcycle Ride


Jake T · September 27, 2019

Coast to Coast

The Coast to Coast is a stunning three-hour route along the A66 covering 141miles of the stunning British countryside. We've laid out our favourite route but of course, there are a few different variations that can be taken.

Starting out in Workington and head west into the stunning lake district passing the Bassenthwaite Lake National Reserve and down to Keswick. You can stop in at the historic Castlerigg Stone circle, thought. to be over 5000 years old. Carrying on along the A66 through Penrith and down through the border of the North Pennines and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. You will be passing just south of the famous Barnard Castle which if you haven't been before, is definitely worth a visit.

The A66 will continue on taking you under Darlington and on to Middlesborough. From here you drop south into the wonderful North Yorkshire Moors National Park, which is home to some of the very best roads in the UK. Following the A171 down into Whitby where you can stop for a well-earnt spot of grub and taste the famous Whitby scampy.

Top Tip: If you really want to try some of the best fish and chips you will ever eat then head a short way down the coast to Robin Hoods Bay and visit Maid Marion's Fisheries!

There are plenty of things to do in Whitby, from boat tours and the famous Whale Arch to a visit to the stunning Whitby Abbey. This little fishing town is steeped in history and well worth taking some time to explore.

Click the link below, load up the route and set off for a brilliant day of riding. Have fun!

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