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John O'Groats to Newcastle Cycle Route

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John O'Groats
End Point
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  • Harbour Guest House
  • Amble Guest House
  • An intense cycle ride through mountainous Scotland heading south to the vibrant city of Newcastle, a mean feat which offers an array of varying landscape along the way. There are plenty of hills to contend with and if it’s a challenge you want, then this is the cycle ride for you!

    Beginning your cycle ride at John O’Groats and passing along the most northern and rugged coastline of Scotland to Tongue; from here you head directly south to Strathpeffer, Pitlochry and on to the magnificent city of Edinburgh before your approach to the Scottish-English border. After entering England, your journey traverses the beautiful northeast coastline (AONB) incorporating the tranquillity of Lindisfarne before your final leg to the vibrant city of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

    The scenery is at times breath-taking, so don’t forget to pause at the top of your hill climbs and reward yourself with the glorious views.

    John O’Groats to Newcastle is best taken over 5-6 Days, but can be attempted in 4-5 days if you feel you want to push yourself, A truly inspirational journey and one to check off your ‘to do’ list.

    Accommodation along this cycle route is the regions best, well placed along the way to give pause for thought for the next day of cycling.

    We can fully support your ride from start to finish and supply bike transport to the start point and collection from the end point.  Baggage transfers can also be arranged and delivered to your chosen accommodation along the route ahead of your arrival.


    Bike Transport & Bag Transfers

    We will transport you, your bike and bag to the start point of the John O’Groats to Newcastle Cycle Ride.

    As you cycle, we will transfer your luggage to your chosen accommodation ahead of your arrival.

    After you have completed your cycle ride in Newcastle, we will greet you with a smile and a well-deserved pat on the back and transport you, your bike and bag back home.

    If you have left your own transport at the start or end of the John O’Groats to Newcastle Cycle Route, we can also provide a one-way transfer back to your vehicle.

    Our Service

    Our aim at Eco Cycle Adventures is to take the hassle out of your cycle tour and enhance your experience and enjoyment of the most fantastic Cycle routes across the English/Scottish border.

    We provide comfortable transport, top of the range bike carriers and bike trailers.

    Our drivers are experienced and professional, more than qualified to support you on your adventure and we can even provide some with first aid training and a general knowledge of bike mechanics

    Eco Cycle Adventures are also able to provide back-up support for self-guided trips or a professional and experienced tour guide to support you on your cycle route, please speak to us to discuss this additional service.

    Also, check our list of trusted accommodation and eating places to plan your route down to the last detail.

    Our transfer packages for riders, bikes and bags will vary depending upon whether you’re collected from your home, multiple collection points, transport hubs or the amount of people travelling in your group.

    Firstly, if you need to be transported to the start of the cycle route you’re about to embark, you need to establish where you would like to be collected with your bike & baggage. Also, will this be one point for all or does each of your group require separate collections from different points?

    Next, depending on the length of your cycle route and the number of days you’re cycling will dictate how many stop-overs you require. Find this out and we will collect your baggage and take it ahead of your arrival to your chosen accommodation, then collect it the following day and do the same for the duration of your cycle route. At the end of the ride, we will collect you and your group with bags and take you back to your pre-arranged drop-off point, again this may be one point for the whole group or individual drop-off’s.

    This transfer packages for riders, bikes and baggage is individually priced with all of the above taken into consideration. We are very competitive and take care with each enquiry having already transported thousands of enthusiastic riders and their invaluable bikes and even more bags.

    Please do not hesitate to get in-touch for your quote today, email us on info@ecocycleadventures, call us on 01434 610076 or simply click on the enquiry form, we look forward to hearing from you. 

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