We follow the ancient Roman wall visiting market towns and Roman forts, cycling along quiet country roads. Mainly flat with a couple of hills in the middle. A train line follows the whole route. Map here
Wednesday 9th July
Train at 16:52 £14.50 to Maryport with bikes booked on section to Carlisle. Train to Maryport arrives 19:00. Stay in the Golden Lion Hotel for £90 (£45 each) including breakfast. Dickens, Wordsworth and Stevenson (rocket) all stayed here. World cup football semi final tonight at 21:00
Thursday 10th July 48 miles Maryport to Carlisle
Friday 11th July 48 miles to Corbridge
Saturday 12th July 24 miles to Newcastle
Train booked for 13:35 from Newcastle Coach D arriving 14:20 Berwick. £5.20 Same train arrives Edinburgh 15:20. £7.20 second leg. 18:20 train for Hibees.