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Temporary mapping to Whitby


Sustrans have sold out of the Discover Yorkshire Moors & Coast Cycle Routes Map and are working towards a revised edition for the summer. In the meantime, here’s the Barnard Castle to Whitby route from the original map in sections one , two and three.
A revised edition of the Walney to Wear map is also due later this year. Continue reading...

Webb Brothers - Walney to Whitby


After completing the Coast to Coast (Whitehaven to Sunderland) last year my brother Andrew and I decided we would tackle the W2W this year. We decided to opt for the Whitby finish rather than the Sunderland version as we had finished off by riding along the River Wear last year. Continue reading...

First Real Ale Festival for The George and Dragon


The George and Dragon Inn are holding a beer festival on 25th June 2011 from midday to midnight. There'll be award winning Great British Northern Ale's, wine by the glass, great British cheeses and a famous 60's tribute singer. If you're planning to be in the Barnard Castle area on that date why not call in? Continue reading...

Traffic free cycling improvements in Kendal


Riders taking the option to vist Kendal can now enjoy the route along the old canal in all weathers following the completion of resurfacing work on a popular cycle path. The 1.5km section from Burton Rd to Canal Head near the town centre is part of a larger Kendal Transport Plan which has seen other improvements in the town including the partial opening of the new Riverside Route and extra toucan crossings at busy road junctions. Continue reading...