W2W - One for Real Cyclists?

Rob ainsley Click image to zoom

Everyone has their favourite coast 2 coast route and I find it difficult to choose. W2W is the least well known so an altogether more peaceful experience than the C2C and the Way of the Roses routes. W2W is equal in terms of stunning scenery and the hilly bits are as, if not more, challenging than the C2C. I really enjoyed my W2W cycle camping experience on the Walney to Wear and can’t wait to do it again on the 179 mile, Walney to Whitby leg.
According to Rob Ainsley, who writes a blog about cycling, W2W is, ‘The most strenuous of the coast to coast routes’. Read it at
Just love this photo!