Coast to Coast Tour - 5 days
Arrive in Wadebridge
Check in for your first night's accommodation at Wadebridge Bed and Breakfast, in the north Cornish town of Wadebridge.
Your accommodation: Wadebridge Bed and Breakfast, Wadebridge
Wadebridge to Charlestown - 23 miles (37 km)
Leaving Wadebridge, your tour begins with a gentle cycle along the Camel Trail. Following the river towards Bodmin, you pass an 18th century jail (Bodmin Jail) and the Bodmin & Wenford Railway, where steam locomotives still ride the rails. Then it's on to the unspoilt village of Lanlivery and stop at The Crown Inn, a 12th century longhouse, for lunch.
About your accommodation: The Rashleigh Arms, Charlestown
The Rashleigh Arms is a delightful village inn and restaurant with accommodation. The inn has recently been refurbished giving superb bedrooms, most with sea views and situated close to the quay. Located in the picturesque fishing port of Charlestown and close to the bustling town of St Austell, the Rashleigh Arms has a full menu and special's board available from 12.00pm until 9.00 pm. There are 8 letting rooms, all of which are kept to a high standard of cleanliness and decoration throughout. All are en-suite and some have sea views.
Charlestown to Truro - 29 miles (47 km)
The day's first stop is Mevagissey, a small working fishing village with narrow streets filled with gift shops, cafes, galleries and pubs.
About your accommodation: Merchant House, Truro
Merchant House was originally a Victorian merchant's house and was converted into a hotel in the 1950s. It used to be known as The Carlton Hotel before it underwent a huge renovation. With light modern bedrooms and free Wifi, it's a warm, friendly hotel just ten minutes walk from the city centre. Merchant House also caters specifically for cyclists with a drying room for wet kit, a launderette, refridgerated food storage and packed lunch service on offer.
Truro to Newquay - 13 miles (21 km)
The shortest day of cycling on the tour takes you from coast to coast. Departing the sheltered south coast at Truro the route skirts around Idless Woods (a great spot for a picnic), heading through the heart of Cornwall.
About your accommodation: The Great Western, Newquay
The refurbished Great Western Hotel is set in the heart of Newquay with a superb sea view, cliff top garden and terrace, and only a few steps from the beach and the sea. The Great Western Hotel offers some of the best value accommodation in Newquay for relaxation, informality and comfort. Steam, the Hotel bar and restaurant, offers a menu of locally sourced dishes which blend Cornwall with the Mediterranean. All the food is freshly prepared and locally sourced where possible while the well stocked bar offers a full range of drinks.
Newquay to Wadebridge - 26 miles (42 km)
Leaving Newquay, the route follows National Cycle Route 32 through country lanes to St Columb Major, before heading north towards the coast. The route is faster and flatter than the shorter coastal road which can get very busy in summer months.
Rejoining the coastal road at Constantine Bay - a great surfing beach - the route follows the coastal lanes to the ancient fishing port of Padstow. The town is known for its Obby Oss celebrations on May Day - the rest of the year Rick Stein caters for the hungry at his fish and chip shop, as well as the famous Seafood Restaurant.
Padstow is also the starting point of The Camel Trail, the final leg of the tour back to Wadebridge.
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