Arranged Holidays

If you have used and would like to recommend an organised holiday please e-mail me the details and I will place on this page.


Open Road Open Skies

Open Road Open Skies cycling adventures offer friendly, flexible cycling holidays across C2C, Hadrian’s Cycleway, Reivers, Coast and Castles, W2W and the Way of the Roses. We arrange both self-guided and supported cycling holidays that that can start any day you like and take from 2 to 6 days to complete. All our holidays include:


- Cycling friendly accommodation

- Luggage transfers

- Transport back to the start point

- Both paper and electronic maps

- Full introduction to the tour at the start point by an OROS representative

- Optional bike and equipment hire to those who need it.


And if you want to alter the tour to suit your needs, tell us and we’ll put it together for you!

Our tours are open to any number of cyclists, from two people to large groups. We are a small, fully insured company, and are cycling tourers ourselves. We understand the needs and wants of spending a number of days on the bike and want to help your cycling adventure go as smoothly as possible. We also run tours in the Peak District, North Wales and selected other routes in the UK and Ireland.

Tel: 01457 862 095




Trail Brakes – Biking Holidays website – Trailbrakes offer the most flexible, hassle-free way to enjoy the Sustrans C2C, Coast & Castles, Hadrian’s Cycleway and Reivers Routes. We are a small, friendly company providing fantastic tailor-made cycling trips where you just choose the dates and the number of days you’d like to cycle for and we’ll do the rest!

For groups of two or more people we provide independent trips (accommodation, transport and luggage transfers) or self-guided trips (with additional  full support and vehicle back up). We also include comprehensive maps, route information and gps files and can arrange hybrid, mountain or electric bike hire. With accommodation options from budget to luxury and our very own ‘Off Road C2C’ there’s a Trailbrakes trip for everyone!

T: 07922 653327

Saddle Skedaddlewebsite – tel: 0191 2651110 Fully bonded local tour operator. Located close to the end of the C2C, we offer friendly&professional service for both guided fixed date departures and self-guided holidays on the C2C route. All trips include accommodation in friendly B&B’s and family run hotels, bag transfers, full route notes, back-up service and transfers from the start or finish of the ride are available.


The Bicycle Transport Co - website – tel: 01207 240400 or 07743 898944. Based in the North East of England we operate great value, bespoke transport for up to 16 people and bicycles. We specialise in transporting you safely to the start or from the finish of any of the National Cycle Network routes in the area. Our trailers are specifically designed to transport bicycles in an upright position so there is no damage. We can offer advice on all aspects of your holiday from equipment to accommodation and we carry tools and some spares for minor repairs. Guiding for any of the routes can also be arranged. Bicycle and pannier hire also available. The Bicycle Transport Co. can transport you and your cycles to the start or from the finish of the C2C or any of the national cycle network routes.


CycleActivewebsite – tel: 01768 840 400 Penrith based For a carefully planned holiday with a real personal touch, check out CycleActive’s C2C trips. The company runs fixed departures throughout the year, so it’s a great way to meet up with others and have a sociable trip. Their office is actually en-route, so they know the trails well, and have extra loops planned out for mountain bikers who want to do more off-road along the way. All trips include accommodation, bag transfers, and bringing you back from the finish. They even provide showers, tea and freshly baked cakes at the end, before you head home!


C2C Hassle Free – Your full C2C concierge servicewebsite – tel: 01768 898342 or 07932 141 511. Offers a number of packages, all available whenever you wish to undertake the route, with no fixed dates, and all flexible to suit your needs. We offer everything a C2C cyclist could need, including full 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.


Cycle Transport North East is a new bicycle transport service from a licensed tour and taxi operator. We can transport bicycles, cyclists and your luggage to any chosen destination. Local pick-ups can be arranged in the Tyne & Wear area. For those of you arriving by ferry we can arrange pick-ups at the DFDS terminal. Collections can also be arranged from most areas. Contact: Peter Irvine 07780 958679.



The Bike Buswebsite – tel: 01207 237424 – fax: 01207 233233 – A taxi & coach operator based in Stanley, County Durham who offer a service to transport any number of passengers from 1 to 53 cyclists, bicycles, & luggage along any part of the C2C route. They also offer a rescue service, where by will collect a member of a party who is injured, or who have a problem with their bicycle.


P.A.L.S. Mobile repair service, bag carriers and general helpers. We will take your bags and organise transers – no job too small, no distance too far. Contact Andy or Sandra on 07846 210188.


Coast to Coast Holidayswebsite – tel: 01642-489173 Cleveland based arranged cycling and walking holidays as well acting purely as transport and/luggage carriers

TDK Travel
website – Tel:- 01388 818284 Durham based e-mail: Primarily a transport option. You make your own accommodation arrangments and etc. then contact TDK to tell them where you want picked up from! Travel to the start or from the finish in comfort and safety in a modern fleet of vehicles with a company fast proving a hit with C2C’ers.


Coast to Coast Travel, Alan Grimes is based in South Shields, has a 15 seater minibus and a trailer which will take 14 bikes. He will transport anwyhere on all three Coast to Coast routes. 07766 075135 or 0191 423 0703. Competitive prices.


Pedal Power, website – Now with 8-seater minibus and 6 and 14 bike trailers so able to pick up and drop off, transport baggage and generally assist along all three coast to coast routes plus Coast & Castles. One-stop-shop for Hadrian’s Cycleway, Reivers and Coast & Castles. Ian Rochester offers flexibility and reliability, plus a lovely cottage for hire near Amble.Telephone 01665-713448 or 07790-596782.