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Another excellent cycle route

The Way off the Roses is an excellent cycle route, starting off on the Promenade in Morecambe. The... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
r0selle6
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Morecambe, United Kingdom
Route through stunning rural Lancashire and Yorkshire

Not to be missed - highlight of my 70th year! Did it in 3 stints of cycling. Sufficiently... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
John W
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Carnforth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

The Way off the Roses is an excellent cycle route, starting off on the Promenade in Morecambe. The route is easy to follow, there are well placed signs indicating the way.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank r0selle6
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Not to be missed - highlight of my 70th year! Did it in 3 stints of cycling. Sufficiently challenging route to give you a sense of achievement. The route is well documented and signposted and there is lots of information of where to stay. Beautiful...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank John W
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Brilliant and well signposted. Great b and b's. 2 days Morecambe to Bridlington a d 3 days back. Used road bikes with no problems. 1 puncture between 3 of us in 5 days . Very quiet roads .would love to do again . Would spend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

One of the best UK routes I have done this year. We took it steady doing it over 3 days and yes it can be done faster but we totally took in the route and it made it for us. We did it during storm...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank dave p
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I have been thinking of completing this ride for some time and decided to go for it in August in for days, staying Morecambe, Settle, Ripon and Pocklington. I could easily have completed in 3 days however wanted to take my time in such a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank sjad
Reviewed 6 August 2018

There were 6 of us doing the Coast to Coast Way of the Roses in April 2018 we planned it over 3 days which is doable for any standard of fitness really and with cyclist with varied competence levels. We did the ride in aid...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

We were given drive by abuse as soon as we entered Morecambe from passing cars. Hmmmm, nice. Then had to walk past two drug addicts and a third urinating in a doorway, all the while they were eyeing up our bikes (luckily we had secure...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank KinkyNoodle
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Starting in Morecambe,on a monday,and finishing in Bridlington on a thursday,this was the best four day cycling holiday i have had for a long time,I was lucky to have the strong winds(20mph+0 PUSHING ME along mostly,the scenery throughout was stunning,the choice of quiet lanes and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We decided to do the Way of the Roses in two days. We cycled from Morecambe to Bridlington with a stop at Jelly Legs Accommodation (120km) who were great. We decided to get most of the climbing done in the first day, the scenery was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank DanAdventure
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent route with adequate signs. West to East signs are better than East to West, the 'stickers' on the posts can be a difficult spot but the metal direction signs are brilliant. There should be a .gpx file available for people to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank pjrsmith
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Hi Tom, Maybe a little late in the day but we took 3 days & overnighted in Pateley Bridge (Lyndale Guest House excellent) and Pocklington. Daily mielages approx. 65m for days 1 & 2 and 40 day 3. If I did it again I'd do the... More
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