Date 22/03/2022 - 31/12/2022
Time @ 00.05am - 11.59pm
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Conquer this iconic cycling challenge from the West coast to the East coast of England dipping your wheels into both the Irish and North Seas. Cycle through the stunning Lake District and Northumbria National Parks enjoying this bespoke route which follows sections of the historic Hadrian’s Wall. You’ll need all your pedal power to tackle challenging ascents and descents as you travel through the beautiful Eden Valley and edges of Kielder Forest Park together with former mining towns and Roman forts. It’s a fantastic cycling challenge to tick off right here in your own backyard.

  • Distance: Approx 145 miles
  • Duration: 2 days & 2 nights
  • Level of difficulty: 3/5
  • Dates: Various

There are two options to choose from when doing the Coast to Coast UK Cycle Challenge for Rainbows.

Charity sponsorship

  1. You pay a £85 deposit required when booking.
  2. You fundraise £840 (excluding gift aid) and Rainbows will cover the remaining cost of your challenge.*
    *You must have raised 80% of your fundraising total no later than 6 weeks prior to the challenge start date in order for Rainbows to pay the remaining balance.

Self funded

  1. You pay a £85 deposit required when booking.
  2. You pay the remaining balance of £280 no later than 6 weeks prior to the challenge start date. You fundraise whatever you want, with no set target, and there’s no cost at all to the charity!

What’s included?

  • Personalised fundraising support from Rainbows
  • Rainbows technical tshirt or vest
  • Personalised trip support in the lead up from Adventurous Ewe
  • Discount on personal kit from Joe Brown, The Climber’s Shop and ashmei athletic apparel both in shop and online
  • Public liability insurance
  • Trip info supplied via Adventurous Ewe travel app, containing all the info you need to know before your challenge
  • Risk assessment and emergency management planning.
  • Cycle leaders, support crew and bike mechanic
  • Support vehicle and luggage transfers
  • Full back-up support including first-aid qualified staff and first-aid supplies
  • Entrance permission to national parks
  • Snacks and water station checkpoints
  • 1 nights accommodation (twin share basis)
  • Meals per your itinerary (2 x breakfast, 2 x lunch & 1 dinner)

Thoughtful and responsible treks

Our partners Adventurous Ewe are committed to delivering events in a responsible and ethical manner with sustainability at its core. They respect and aim to operate treks which benefit and protect the local people, their economy and the environment!
Some of the sustainable features embedded in the Snowdon Triple Challenge are:

  • Use of local crew who are qualified Leaders and who are all extremely knowledgeable and experienced
  • Minimising plastic waste wherever possible refilling water bottles and flasks
  • Use of locally owned accommodation places where possible
  • Removal of any route markers used
  • Operate on a ‘Leave no trace ethos’ – Take nothing but photos, leave nothing but boot-prints, keep nothing but memories.

If you are interested in booking either a large group or a bespoke challenge please get in contact with us by email and we can discuss your requirements.


Our Adventurous Ewe Challenges are open to Adventurers aged 16+. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.