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A traditional, vibrant pub with four beautiful en-suite rooms, all with super king size beds. Ideally placed to explore the city or you could choose to settle in and enjoy with its open fires, real ale and cider, gigs and traditional sessions and great nights of spoken word, quiz and comedy. There is a great menu on offer to accompany your beer, all homemade where possible with sausage and mash, stews and soups, a twist on the traditional 'Sunday Dinner' and tasty bar snacks.  Featured by Oz Clarke and James May on TV, described in Lonely Planet magazine by the former as one of the ‘best pubs I’ve ever been in.’

Details:
Rooms: 4D/T. B&B: D/T £80, S £70, Family £100 (inc continental or cooked b’fast). Opening hours: 3pm-11pm Mon, Tues, Thurs & Sun; and 3pm-12am Wed, Fri & Sat. Food served: 3pm till 8pm. Packed lunch: £5. Secure cycle storage. Drying facilities.

Contact:
Tel: 0191 265 1725
Mob: 0191 265 6151
Email: info@thecumberlandarms.co.uk
Web: www.thecumberlandarms.co.uk


Run by: David Lindsay

Comfortable and cosy without being remotely stuffy. As a guest you can hunker down in front of the fire or go and have a beer in the lively public bar. The food is well executed and reasonably priced and the rooms are very comfortable without being expensive. A class operation at an affordable price.

Details:
Rooms: 2D, 4T B&B: £32-£44 Eve meal: from £7-£17 Pk lunch: £7.95 Secure lock-up and drying facilities

Contact:
Tel: 01434 681232
Email: david.lindsay13@btinternet.com
Web: www.hadrianhotel.co.uk


Run by: Duty Manager

This splendid Edwardian hotel was built in 1905 on the site of the original Crown and Mitre Inn. There's a blazing log fire in the lobby and 25 rooms have been refurbished, with five of them now containing the full Sky package. It also has a family suite with a Playstation 3 and can take a family of 5 people.The swimming pool has also been fully re-furbished. The Crown & Mitre really welcomes cyclists and is a truly comfortable and stylish place to take a night off and rest your weary limbs. Great for groups.

Details:
Rooms: 16S, 78 D/T. B&B: £40pp (single supplement £20). Secure cycle storage. Excellent restaurant serving a wide variety of meals.


Run by: Martin & Rachel Perry

Ideal for groups, this small family run hotel has for years offered great hospitality to increasing numbers of cyclists flowing through Carlisle. The foundations of the Angus are actually on Hadrian's Wall, so it's obviously bang on for Hadrian's Cycleway, and pretty much spot on for Reivers. Recharge your batteries and quench your thirst after a long day's cycle with home cooked food and a fully licensed bar. Secure cycle store, drying facilities, packed lunches. A one-stop shop if ever there was.

Details:
Rooms: 2S, 5D, 4T, 3F. B&B: £35-£53. Pk lunch: £5.50. Eve meals: from £15 (3-courses). On Reivers and Hadrian's routes.  

Contact:
Tel: 01228 523546
Email: hotel@angus-hotel.co.uk
Web: www.angus-hotel.co.uk


Run by: Yvette Rogers

Warm tastefully decorated Victorian house in a quiet conservation area with private car park and only five minutes walk from the city centre.Tea and coffee making facilities and flat screen  TVs.  Laundry & Drying facilities; secure lockable storage for bikes and equipment. Evening Meals and packed lunches available. Ideal place to stop for on the first night if you've set off from Ravenglass and don't mind a long day in the saddle!

Details:
Rooms: 1S, 3D, 3T, 1F. B&B: S £40. D £75. Tpl £110. Pk lunch: £5.50. 4-stars. Eve meal: £8-£25 (BYOB). Pub: 5 minutes. Lock-up/drying facilities.

Contact:
Tel: 01228 530 440
Email: langleighhouse@aol.com
Web: www.langleighhouse.co.uk


Run by: Dee Carruthers

Accommodation in Youth Hostel rooms. All single rooms in self catering flats of 7 bedrooms. Also excellent cycle shop 5 mins walk along road. No meals available on site. But only 5 mins walk from town centre - with plenty of cafes/restaurants and supermarkets. The Old Brewery is part of the Old Theakstons Brewery and sits beside the River Caldew, opposite Carlisle Castle, and is a student hall of residence for most of the year converting into a youth hostel during the summer months.

Details:
Rooms: 7 - 56 beds. Rates: £24 (£20 for u-18s)

Contact:
Tel: 01228 597 352
Email: deec@impacthousing.org.uk
Web: www.impacthousing.org.uk


Run by: Susan Harper

Friendly guest house with a unique attraction, 50m from Hadrian route: complimentary therapies available - massage, reflexology and reiki. Spa suite, hot tub and sauna so ideal for an exhausted cyclist. Large garden, secure parking for bikes.

Details:
Rooms: 1S, 2D, 1T. B&B: £30. Pk lunch: from £4. Eve meal: £7-£10. On route. VisitBritain 3 stars. Pub: nearby.  

Contact:
Tel: 01228 711 953
Email: hazeldean1@btopenworld.com
Web: www.hazeldeantherapycentre.com


Run by: Sandra Rudd

Ideal for groups, this charming Georgian Grade II listed farmhouse has a splendid bunkhouse in a splendidly converted stable. Stunning views across the marshes and sands to Scotland. You can leave your car here and there’s a secure lock-up. The bunkhouse sleeping area now separate from living area.

Details:
Rooms: 1D/T, 1T. B&B: £27 (£30 for single occ). Bunkhouse: sleeps 13, £10 a night. Breakfast from £3.50. Cooking facilities and pots/pans provided. Drying facilities. VisitBritain: 3-stars. Graded bunkhouse.

Contact:
Tel: 01228 576398
Email: ruddshillside1@btinternet.com
Web: www.hadrianswalkbnb.co.uk


Run by: Joe Hancock

Family owned country pub with home cooked food and three real ales, mostly from a 20-mile radius. There’s a secure lock-up and a boiler room for drying out kit. Part of the Cyclists Welcome scheme. Very obliging and right on the route. Home-cooked traditional fare with an extensive specials board served seven days a week. Open all day. Dogs welcome, no charge.

Details:
Rooms: 1D, 2T, 1F (1D & 2S) B&B: £30 (no single supp). Discounts for children. Eve meal: from £6.75. Pk lunch: Yes. Flexible on this. Pse pre-order. VisitBritain: 4 stars

Contact:
Tel: 016973 51460
Email: portpub@reallygoodpubs.com
Web: www.hopeandanchorinn.com


Run by: Mrs Caroline Nelson

Right at the start of the C2C and close to the finish of the Reivers, the Morven is relaxed and well fit for purpose. All bedrooms are en-suite, comfortable. Large detached house with car park and secure cycle storage. You can leave your cars until you return if you wish.

Details:
Rooms: 2D, 6T (all en-suite). B&B: £33-£38. For groups of 6 or more: £30. Pk Lunch: £5. Eve meal: £10-£12. On route. VisitBritain 3 stars. Pub nearby.

Contact:
Tel: 01900 602118
Email: cnelsonmorven@aol.com
Web: www.morvenguesthouse.com


Run by: Susan Dahl

Ideal first night stop for those taking it at a gentle pace from Ravenglass, Armidale is set in half an acre of land with a small orchard. It has wood-burning stoves in the lounge and dining room and is centrally heated. There are slate floors in the lounge and hall with wood floors in the dining room and bedroom. Great breakfast and top end accommodation. Credit cards now accepted. Also handy for the Hadrian Way.

Details:
Rooms: 2D. B&B: £35 - £43. Pk Lunch: on request. Local inspection: Commended.

Contact:
Tel: 01900 63704
Email: armidalecotts@hotmail.com
Web: www.armidalecottages.co.uk


Run by: Norah Messenger

Ideal family accommodation with its bunk room, Chestnuts is also ideal if you're travelling up and planning to set off the next day. 'A brilliant start to our C2C,' reported one rider on Trip Advisor. In a small quiet, village two miles from Whitehaven. Guestrooms are top end. Substantial breakfasts and packed lunches if required. Secure overnight cycle storage and parking for your car for the duration of your ride. Local pub 5 minutes by footpath (or car) and captive owls to visit during your stay and to hoot you on your way!

Details:
Rooms: 2 D en-suite plus 2 bunks. Open all year. B&B: £35. Pk lunch: from £5. Secure cycle parking. Distance from route: 2 miles from start (on Reivers route). Pub: 5 minutes walk along footpath.

Contact:
Tel: 01946 61612
Email: owlmagic@tesco.net
Web: www.chestnuts-whitehaven.com


Run by: Mrs. E. Armstrong

Large detached family run Victorian Guest House set in its own grounds. Breakfasts from 6am for those wishing for an early start. Secure cycle storage. 0.25 miles from start of C2C. Four of the rooms are en-suite. Firm cyclists' favourite.

Details:
Rooms: 2D, 2S, 2T, 3F. Months open: all year B&B: £30-£35. Eve meal: no. Pk lunch: £4. Distance from route: 0.25 miles. Pub: 5 minutes walk.

Contact:
Tel: 01946 692249
Email: info@glenard.co.uk
Web: www.glenard.co.uk


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You can leave your car here for the duration of the ride. Good for groups, Chase is a privately owned Victorian former gentleman's residence in two acres of grounds. Quiet and comfortable with plenty of parking space, yet only a short stroll from the town centre. There is a secure lock-up for bikes (they have been looking after C2Cers since the route opened).

Details:
Rooms: 23. 6S, 4T, 13D. B&B: from £35 for groups of 10 or more. Eve meal: £7 - £15. 2-courses £15. Pk lunch: from £5 Fully licensed: 0.25 miles from route. Town centre. Car parking for duration.

Contact:
Tel: 01946 693656
Email: chase1@tms-connect.co.uk
Web: www.chasewhitehaven.co.uk


Run by: Mark Smedley

The project to completely refurbish this 17th century inn is nearing completion and there are now more rooms. The Queen's has a cosy country pub atmosphere, with oak beams and log fires. There are two real ale bars and a decent wine list. The restaurant has been stylishly redesigned and all meals are cooked on the premises using locally sourced ingredients where possible. Large conservatory and terraced garden. Secure cycle storage.

Details:
Rooms: 3S, 4T, 1F, 5D. B&B: £27-£47. Eve meal: from £6.95. Pk lunch: from £4.95.

Contact:
Tel: 01946 822287
Email: enquiries@queenshotelstbees.co.uk
Web: www.queenshotelstbees.co.uk


Run by: Will & Nicola Corrie

Luxury accommodation at affordable prices in an attractive converted 17th century sandstone barn, which stands back from the upper end of the high street, with a sun trap garden area. Fairladies looks as if it has been transported from one of those picture postcard villages in the Dordogne.

Details:
Rooms: 4D, 3T, 2F (1D & 1T with shared bathroom). B&B: £32.50. £45 single. Eve meal: Lots of nearby pubs. Pk lunch: £6.  

Contact:
Tel: 01946 822718
Email: info@fairladiesbarn.co.uk
Web: www.fairladiesbarn.co.uk


Run by: Andy Gainford & Steve Ainley

An imposing Victorian former girls’ boarding school, perched above the sands seven miles from Ravenglass. Calder House is now a charming, old-fashioned, well-run seaside hotel with good beers, well priced and well chosen wines, and a competitive and inviting menu. Great value and a real throw back to the Edwardian era.

Details:
Rooms: 4T, 12D. B&B: £30-£40. Secure lock up.

Contact:
Tel: 019467 28538
Email: info@calderhouse.co.uk
Web: www.calderhouse.co.uk


Run by: Elaine Gissing

Attractively and authentically restored 1764 house which Elaine and Mike spent 18 months working on before opening in May 2008. Old beams and wooden lintels now in evidence, along with warm hospitality and a generous Cumbrian breakfast. A great place to start or finish, as it is right next to the sea.

Details:
Rooms: 2D. 1S B&B: £27.50-£35 Eve meal: pubs up the road. Pk lunch: £5. Secure storage.


Run by: Julie & Stephen Shepherd

Attractive campsite and cottages for rent close to the route between Ravenglass and Seascale, 5 miles from start/end of route so is an ideal last night or first night place to pitch your tent, with stunning views across the National Park. Set in 210 acres of farmland, there's plenty of space for caravans, too. Underfloor heating at the family amenity block and plenty of showers. Secure cycle lock-up plus hose-down facilities. Also cottages for rent for those wanting to stay for a few days and explore.

Details:
70 licensed plots. £10.50 per pitch (high season); £8.50 low season. £3 per adult. 3 cottages for rent.

Contact:
Tel: 019467 29907
Email: contact@shepherdsviews.co.uk
Web: www.shepherdsviews.co.uk


Run by: Andrew Stephenson & Stephen Dodds

Sleeps up to 24 so is ideal for groups. Contemporary 4-star B&B on the quiet area of Whitley Bay, but only a couple of minutes walk from the award-winning beach and short stroll to the vibrant town centre. Highly recommended on all review sites and currently voted the the top place to stay in Tyne & Wear on Tripadvisor. Free wireless internet throughout, all rooms are en-suite and the room facilities include 32" LCD TV, I pod Doc, radio alarm clock, DVD player, Freeview, complimentary hospitality tray, luxury toiletries and towels. Free on-street parking.

Details:
Rooms: 1S, 3T, 1D, 1F (sleeps up to six) plus pop-up beds. B&B: from £35 (£30 if sharing family room). £45 single occ. Eve meal: no, but lots of choice nearby. Pk lunch: by arrangement. Secure lock up. Drying facilities.

Contact:
Tel: 0191 253 4941
Email: info@themetropolitan.co
Web: www.themetropolitan.co.


Run by: Jane & David Saxon

One of the most architecturally important buildings in Cumbria (English Heritage) and dating from 1620, Moresby Hall retains its 17th century charm while offering all the comfort you could wish. Plenty of parking space (you can leave your car for the 2 or 3 days of your crossing), there's a strong emphasis on food here: Jane is a superb cook and the menu changes daily. Two miles from Whitehaven and in a semi-rural location, there are lovely walled gardens at this tranquil country home. VisitBritain breakfast award winner. If booking online, click here.

Details:
Rooms: 8D/T (with family sharing possibilities). B&B: from £60pp if sharing. Single occ: £75-£90. Eve meal: £25 for 2-courses during week; £32.50 for 3-courses Fri & Sat. Secure cycle storage and drying facilities.

Contact:
Tel: 01946 696317
Email: info@moresbyhall.co.uk
Web: www.moresbyhall.co.uk


Run by: Peter Dawson

The Grand Hotel has glorious sweeping views of the fabled North East coastline and is one of England’s finest hotels. Victorian and modern styles are fused to offer quality and style: cuisine ranges from casual to sumptuous; service prides itself on professional attention to detail; the rooms have king size beds and twin rooms have one king size and one single bed. Each of the bedrooms is individually designed and includes quality toiletries, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer, high-speed WiFi and LCD TV. Rooms are serviced daily and car parking is free.

Details:
Rooms: 46 S/D/T/F. B&B: from £60 (sharing D or T). Eve meal: Brasserie restaurant roughly £25-£30 for 3 courses. Copperfield real ale bar: meals for under £10. Afternoon teas served. Secure lock-up and free parking.