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Greystoke Castle, Greystoke Grade II listed
Sleeps 16 in the 4* bunkhouse ...and 5 in the house itself.
A fabulous location just a
few hundred yards away
Mobile: 07759 133281.
Rooms: 2 Double, 1Twin.
Packed lunch available .
Pub close by
This accommodation is
very close to the Cycle Café and is a lovely spot .
A Large Victorian
folly that looks like a walled Gothic castle within the grounds of
Tarzan's castle (Greystoke) and shares the same magnificent drive.
house is Grade II listed and sits in 3/4 of an acre of its own grounds
with castle battlements on three sides and arched windows.
The Bunkhouse, Stafford House, Greystoke
Saddleback dorm: sleeps
4-6. Pennine dorm: sleeps 8-10,
Cottage Bed and Breakfast,
Church Road, Greystoke CA11 OTW
A very lovely B and B close to the impressive Greystoke church and the heated open air swimming pool heated open between june and early September. The village shop, local pub serving fine food and playing field are also near by
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017684 83264 email@example.com
1 family ensuite (sleep 2 plus 1 annexed) and 1
double with private bathroom from £40 inc.
Mains Cottage Farm
Luxury Self Catering 300 yds from Cycle Cafe
The cottage can sleep 10 people comfortably, the four bedrooms sleep 10
people with the option of 2 people
using the sofa bed found in the
017684 83616 MainsCottage
Brathen Bed and Breakfast - Greystoke
The Thorpe · Greystoke · Penrith · Cumbria · CA11 0TJ
017684 83595 just on the edge of the village
A Tudor manor house built onto a
fourteenth-century pele tower,
situated in the tranquil heart of
on the north-east edge of the
Lake District National Park.
Stay in Style for a workshop and .
single nights may be available to those on the C2C
please phone or email to check availibilty
Henry and Anna Howard
Johnby Hall, Penrith
Cumbria, CA11 0UU
The house was bought by the
10th Duke of Norfolk
in 1783 and has remained in the Howard family ever since.
It is now home to
Henry and Anna Howard
and their young family.
Beech House Bed and Breakfast, Greystoke
1x family room for 3 ensuite, 1 x double with sole use of adjacent bathroom, 1 x family room for 4 ensuite
One of Ullswater's best kept affordable secrets . . . . Barton Hall (6 miles)
We love this place - it's quirky and hardly anyone knows about it ! You won't find it on the 'Go Lakes' Cumbria Tourism websites because it's
refreshingly old fashioned and likes to be different. Well worth a look!
A unique Queene Anne bed and breakfast property with amazingly
affordable accommodation, a self catering kitchen for families to use,
roll top baths and four poster beds . It's a step back in time and worth a visit and amazingly good value-
massive bedrooms that can take whole families
Set in 3.5 acres of
ground, this eight bedroom Queen Anne home, built in 1710, is located in
Lake District National Park just a few hundred yards from the Lakeside
BLENCOWE HALL just 1 mile away
Spectacular luxury self catering appartments available through www.ruralretreats.co.uk An exceptional Grade 1 listed fortified manor that has undergone extensive renovation bringing the two embattled pele towers back into use for the first time in more than 300 years.
Short breaks are available. Just about 3/4 mile from the Cycle Cafe on the C2C route
The Old School House in Newbiggin- 1 mile from Greystoke towards Penrith & almost on the C2C route
A wonderful 4* guesthouse serving lovely B and B - with 3 ensuite rooms,1 Single,1 Queen Double & 1 Super-King
Double/Twin". in the unspoilt
tranquil village of
Newbiggin Free Wi-Fi +44 (0)17684 83709 / 07780 552969 +44 (0)17684 83709 Mobile: 07780 552969
Accommodation close by in Penrith
Just 5 mi in Penrith on the C2C and cnvenient for town centre, cinema, local bike shops and restaurants is the newly opened
and amazing Bike friendly ~ Walker friendly ~ Quirky Workshop customer friendly (10% off) luxury . . .
C2C Hassle Free - picks up from station with bikes
01768 898342 or 07932 141511.
A fully supported affordable concierge service staying the lovely Kirkoswald on your first night and second night
accommodation, transfers to and from the start of each leg with our
large bike trailer, 2 meals a day, with 2 pubs located a mile away for
evening meals, showers and toilet facilities, and full technical and
back-up support with bike maintenance and storage facilities. We are
located just 1 mile from route 7 the C2C, roughly towards the end of the
average first leg at the base of the Pennines in the beautiful Eden
Valley. We offer full flexibility and endeavour to make your C2C trip as
hassle-free as possible.
Several places we can recommend to start your C2C trip in Whitehaven Workington Cockermouth or St Bees
Glenard Guesthouse Whitehaven 01946 692249 firstname.lastname@example.org Large detached family run Victorian Guest House set in its own lovely grounds.
The Corner House Guest House www,thecornerhousebandb.co.uk - 01946 843524 all rooms en suite- a lovely location
Chase Whitehaven Hotel 01946 693656 www.chasewhitehaven.co.uk Chase is a privately owned Victorian former gentleman's residence
Morvern House Hotel Workington 01900 602118 www.morvenguesthouse.com Morven Guest House is a late Victorian detached villa with paddock
Queens Hotel , St Bees 01946 822287 www.queenshotelstbees.co.uk The Queen's Hotel is also a cosy country pub atmosphere, with oak beams and log fires
Fairladies ,St Bees. Luxury accommodation in an attractive converted 17th century sandstone barn 01946 822718 www.fairladiesbarn.co.uk
The Cumberland, RAC/AA 3* hotel in Workington, 01900 64401 http://www.thecumberlandhotel.ukvt.co.uk with award winning food
Riverside, Cockermouth 01900 827504 www.riversidecockermouth.hostse.com Georgian home with comfortable beds, excellent breakfasts, local amenities,
Rose Cottage, Cockermouth 01900 822189 www.rosecottageguest.co.uk Large detached 4-star Cumbria friendly guest house run.
Guidebook to the Coast to Coast (C2C) Sustrans cycle route. The 140 mile
route from Whitehaven or Workington to Tynemouth or Sunderland is
mostly on cycle paths, forest tracks and minor roads with off-road
options and taster day rides described. The cycle-friendly route is
suitable for all abilities, and is described over 5 days.
£12.95 inc p&p
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We thoroughly recommend eiher of these two brilliant
both are written
professionally & independently
relevant to the Sustrans C2C route
c/w recommended places to stay
places to eat and
all you need to know etc
Independent . . .
only promote with zest those willing
to pay extra money
The Bike Ride Shop
Based in Cockermouth,
Cumbria on one of the C2C routes, specialise in
long-distance cycle routes and associated bits -
Buy from this specialist website everything you may need in terms of maps, guides, books etc for the C2C and many other routes-
A completely new, fully updated edition of the best selling guide to the UK’s premier long distance cycle route – around 140 miles of superb scenery, from the Irish Sea to the North
Sea, taking in the Lake District and the Northern Pennines on the way.
This is the complete guide, including detailed 1:50,000 maps of all
route options, directions, what to see and do, accommodation, places to
eat and much more. The guidebook covers the route from Whitehaven or
Workington to Sunderland or Newcastle.
£10.95 inc p&p
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(website containing loads of fab bike
maps and books)
Lane Head Farm Country Guest House - dogs welcome
Troutbeck nr Keswick, Cumbria,
Tel/Fax +44 (0)17687 79220
situated 1/2 way between Greystoke and Keswick this is a lovely spot overlooking Blencathra just by the A66
Just off A66 this side of Keswick - perfect for short breaks in Keswick, workshops at Greystoke or stopping for C2C on the way to the start or end Day 1 if doing in 3 1/2 to 4 days - 7 rooms all en suite
Motherby House on the C2C route- ish
Greystoke,Cumbria, CA11 0RJ
Jackie Freeborn. Tel:
e-mail: email@example.com website: www.motherbyhouse.co.uk
Willow Sculptures ~ Basket Maker ~ Willow Weaving
The Herdwick Inn
The Herdwick Inn is a
charming, traditional 18th century Lakeland restaurant, dining venue and
pub, set in the quiet Cumbrian village of Penruddock.
Arragons Cycle Centre in Penrith
Just 5 miles further on
the c2c from the Cycle Café, offering friendly staff, a great range of
gear and a very helpful servicing centre
Tel: 01768 890344
Expert Guiding (++) in the beautiful Lake District and great C2C / E2E Support
07736 816700 firstname.lastname@example.org
The C2C Guide website
cottages for self catering holidays in Cumbria's Northern Lakes. Winners of
numerous Cumbria and National awards for excellence and innovation.
Dufton Youth Hostel