Run by: Mrs Viv Fitzpatrick

17th century house of great character on south side of a pretty village green. Private residence, good breakfast, welcoming hosts. Church House looks directly onto the common land. Safe storage for cycles. Soup and sandwiches available at the Swinburne pub and David will take you and pick you up from Matfen Golf Club if you fancy something more substantial. Many cyclists stop in Ponteland for supper before arriving.

Details:
Rooms: 3T. B&B: £32.50-£45. Pk lunch: £5. On route. Pub: adjacent.

Contact:
Tel: 01661 886736
Email: bedandbreakfast@stamfordham.fsbusiness.co.uk


Run by: Duty Manager

Set on the banks of the North Tyne river at the gateway to Northumberland National Park. Riverdale Hall Hotel is a Victorian country house hotel boasting its own indoor heated swimming pool and sauna, cosy bar and lounge with open log fires. Riverdale serves bar meals, real ales and much more.  There's an award winning restaurant  and a beer garden with stunning views. Private Fishing beats and fantastic moorland golf course nearby set this hotel apart from all the rest. Riverdale offers secure storage for bikes and discounted rates for cycling parties, with free use of our pool and sauna to help relax those muscles!

Details:
Rooms: 33. Ideal for groups. B&B: from £45.


Run by: Robin Kershaw

Traditional and unspoilt country inn ideal for groups. The Pheasant has featured in Alistair Sawday’s Special Places to Stay and the Good Pub Guide for the past 20 years or so. The food is renowned as is the beer: game pies, salmon and local lamb, as well as wonderful Northumbrian cheeses. Recently refurbished and awarded TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence for 2014, and yet another VisitBritain award for its breakfasts and the 2015 AA Dinner Award. Robin has been running the place since 1986 and is a seasoned Reivers' host.    

Details:
Rooms: 4D, 3T, 1F (sleeps 4). B&B: £45-£50. Eve meal: from £17 for 3-courses. Pk lunch: please pre-order. Secure lock up. On route. Secure cycle lock-up.

Contact:
Tel: 01434 240382
Email: stay@thepheasantinn.com
Web: www.thepheasantinn.com


Run by: Peter & Gail Atkinson

Family run hotel with four bars, excellent bar meals and an ‘A La Carte’ restaurant. Lock-up for bikes and drying facilities. In a lovely spot; lively or restful - it’s up to you. The kitchens open at 11am and food is served until 9pm. A real home from home for cyclists.

Details:
Rooms: 1S, 2D, 1T, 1D/F, 2X4S, 1 bunkroom. B&B: from £27.50 for bunkhouse. £35 D/T. Pk lunch: made to order. Meals: mains from £6.95.

Contact:
Tel: 013873 75245
Email: info@thegrapeshotel.co.uk
Web: www.thegrapeshotel.co.uk


Run by: Sandy Reynolds

A warm welcome awaits you at this lovely farmhouse in spectacular countryside with AGA cooked breakfasts and a lift to the local village and back for an evening meal. Flexible accommodation for singles, couples or groups and a guest lounge with log burner where you can relax after a hard day in the saddle, or enjoy the patio and garden in warmer weather. Booking direct with Sorbietrees either on-line via the website or by telephone or email will ensure you get the best deal available.

Details:
Rooms: 2D, 2T/F. B&B: £27-£40. Pk lunch: £4.50 Eve meal: lift to village pub. On route. Drying facilties. Secure lock up. Bike washing facilities. VisitScotland: 3-star plus Walkers and Cyclists Welcome award.

Contact:
Tel: 013873 75215
Email: sandy.sorbietrees@btinternet.com
Web: www.sorbietrees.co.uk


Run by: Pam Copeland

Facilities for campers now include two indoor showers, while there is room for 12 B&B guests in this charming old complex of farm buildings. The bunkroom costs £20 per person. There is a hot tub and a public bar, plus restaurant. A great stopping off point in one of the more remote areas of the Borderlands. Secure storage, a hose to wash bikes down, plus drying rooms. A beautiful, isolated spot where all you could need is at hand.

Details:
Rooms: Apartment with king size bed + 1S. 1 quad, 1 triple. B&B: £20-£38. Pk lunch: from £5. Eve meal: from £12-£15 (3 courses). On route.

Contact:
Tel: 016977 48617
Email: info@bailey-mill.co.uk
Web: www.bailey-mill.co.uk


Run by: Dean Williams

Located on the route at the junction with the A7, this licensed guest house provides 4 star Visit Britain standard accommodation with seven en-suite bedrooms.  There is on-site parking as well as a secured lock-up area for cycles.  Highly scored on review websites, the Lynebank offers evening meals Tuesday-Saturday with a set menu priced at £20.00 for three courses. One of the most popular stop-offs on the Reivers.

Details:
Rooms: 3S, 5D, 2T, 1F. B&B: £32.50 - £45 (for the 4-poster). Single occ from £40. Pk lunch: no. Eve meal: £10 to £20. On route. VisitBritain 4 stars.

Contact:
Tel: 01228 792820
Email: info@lynebank.com
Web: www.lynebank.com


Run by: Arthur & Joan Todhunter

Splendid little campsite just 250m from the brewery and pub/restaurant. Greenhill is a working farm on the edge of this unspoilt village.

Details:

Contact:
Tel: 016974 78453


Run by: Susan & Alan Armstrong

Friendly atmosphere with home cooking and log fires awaits everyone in a large 17th century house modernised to 21st century comforts. Comfortable en-suite rooms with tea/coffee making facilities plus TVs and free wifi. Safe lock up for bikes.

Details:
Rooms: 2D, 2T, 3F. B&B: £39-£42 (single occ supp of £6). Pk lunch: £6. On route. Pub nearby (with own brewery). VisitBritain: 4 stars. Lock-up & drying facilities.

Contact:
Tel: 016974 78415
Email: dentonhnm@aol.com
Web: www.dentonhouseguesthouse.co.uk


Run by: Rachel Habgood

Georgian home with comfortable beds, excellent breakfasts, local amenities, tea-trays and drying facilities plus bike lock-up. Short walk to the local bike shop and town centre where there are excellent pubs and restaurants. Free wifi.

Details:
Rooms: 2T, 1S. B&B: £30-£35. Pk lunch: £5. Dist from route: right on C2C & Reivers. Pubs: lots of choice nearby.

Contact:
Tel: 01900 827504
Web: www.riversidecockermouth.hostse.com


Run by: Mrs Caroline Nelson

Right at the start of the C2C and close to the finish of the Reivers, the Morven is relaxed and well fit for purpos. All bedrooms are en-suite, comfortable. Large detached house with car park and secure cycle storage. You can leave your cars until you return if you wish.  

Details:
Rooms: 2D, 6T (all en-suite). B&B: £33-£38. For groups of 6 or more: £30. Pk Lunch: £5. Eve meal: £10-£12. On route.Pub nearby.

Contact:
Tel: 01900 602118
Email: cnelsonmorven@aol.com
Web: www.morvenguesthouse.com


Run by: Sue and Fred Dahl

Armidale is set in half an acre of land with a small orchard. The cottage has wood burning stoves in the lounge and dining room and is centrally heated throughout. There are slate floors in the lounge and hall with wood floors in the dining room and bedroom. Great breakfast and top end accommodation. Credit cards now accepted. Also handy for Hadrian's Cycleway and the C2C route.

Details:
Rooms: 2D. B&B: £35 - £43. single occ. Pk Lunch: on request. Local inspection: Commended.

Contact:
Tel: 01900 63704
Email: armidalecotts@hotmail.com
Web: www.armidalecottages.co.uk


Run by: Norah Messenger

Ideal family accommodation with children welcome, Chestnuts is also ideal if you're travelling up and planning to set off the next day. 'A brilliant start to our C2C,' reported one rider on Trip Advisor. In a small quiet, village two miles from Whitehaven. Guestrooms are top end. Substantial breakfasts and packed lunches if required. Secure overnight cycle storage and parking for your car for the duration of your ride. Local pub 5 minutes by footpath (or car) and captive owls to visit during your stay and to hoot you on your way!

Details:
Rooms: 2 D en-suite plus 2 bunks. Open all year. B&B: £40 (£45 single occ). Pk lunch: from £5. Secure cycle parking. Distance from route: 2 miles from start (on Reivers route). Pub: 5 minutes walk along footpath.

Contact:
Tel: 01946 61612
Email: owlmagic@tesco.net
Web: www.chestnuts-whitehaven.com


Run by: Mrs. E. Armstrong

Large detached family run Victorian Guest House set in its own grounds. Breakfasts from 6am for those wishing for an early start. Secure cycle storage. 0.25 miles from start of C2C. All of the rooms are now en-suite. Firm cyclists' favourite.

Details:
Rooms: 2D, 2S, 2T, 3F. Months open: all year B&B: £37. Eve meal: no. Pk lunch: £4.50. Distance from route: 0.25 miles. Pub: 5 minutes walk.

Contact:
Tel: 01946 692249
Email: info@glenard.co.uk
Web: www.glenard.co.uk


Run by: Alan Graham

You can leave your car here for the duration of the ride. Good for groups, Chase is a privately owned Victorian former gentleman's residence in two acres of grounds. Quiet and comfortable with plenty of parking space, yet only a short stroll from the town centre. There is a secure lock-up for bikes (they have been looking after C2Cers since the route opened). Special £50 dinner, bed and breakfast deals for groups. £38pp (£2 discount) Fri/Sat/Sun for groups. Please call to arrange.

Details:
Rooms: 23. 6S, 4T, 13D. B&B: from £38 (discounted rate Fri/Sat/Sun only). Otherwise £40-£55pp. D,B&B £50. Eve meal: £7 - £15. 2-courses £15. Pk lunch: from £5 Fully licensed: 0.25 miles from route. Town centre. Car parking for duration.

Contact:
Tel: 01946 693656
Email: chase1@tms-connect.co.uk
Web: www.chasewhitehaven.co.uk


Run by: David Crossley

This splendid Edwardian hotel was built in 1905 on the site of the original Crown and Mitre Inn. There's a blazing log fire in the lobby and 25 rooms have been refurbished, with five of them now containing the full Sky package. It also has a family suite with a Playstation 3 and can take a family of 5 people.The swimming pool has also been fully re-furbished. The Crown & Mitre really welcomes cyclists and is a truly comfortable and stylish place to take a night off and rest your weary limbs. Great for groups.

Details:
Rooms: 16S, 78 D/T. B&B: £40pp (single supplement £20). Secure cycle storage. Excellent restaurant serving a wide variety of meals.


Run by: Martin & Rachel Perry

Ideal for groups, this small family run hotel has for years offered great hospitality to increasing numbers of cyclists flowing through Carlisle. The foundations of the Angus are actually on Hadrian's Wall, so it's obviously bang on for Hadrian's Cycleway, and pretty much spot on for Reivers. Recharge your batteries and quench your thirst after a long day's cycle with home cooked food and a fully licensed bar. Secure cycle store, drying facilities, packed lunches. A one-stop shop if ever there was.

Details:
Rooms: 2S, 5D, 4T, 3F. B&B: £35-£53. Pk lunch: £5.80. Eve meals: main course around £9. On Reivers and Hadrian's routes.

Contact:
Tel: 01228 523546
Email: hotel@angus-hotel.co.uk
Web: www.angus-hotel.co.uk


Run by: Yvette Rogers

Warm tastefully decorated Victorian house in a quiet conservation area with private car park and only five minutes walk from the city centre.Tea and coffee making facilities and flat screen  TVs.  Laundry & Drying facilities; secure lockable storage for bikes and equipment. Evening meals and packed lunches available. Ideal place to stop if you've come all the way from the Scottish Borders or the northern wilderness of outer Cumbria!

Details:
Rooms: 1S, 3D, 3T, 1F. B&B: S £40. D £75. Tpl £110. Pk lunch: £5.50. 4-stars. Pub: 5 minutes. Lock-up/drying facilities

Contact:
Tel: 01228 409706 day or
Mob: 07970 209760
Email: langleighhouse@aol.com
Web: www.langleighhouse.co.uk


Run by: Dee Carruthers

Accommodation in Youth Hostel rooms. All single rooms in self catering flats of 7 bedrooms. Also excellent cycle shop 5 mins walk along road. No meals available on site. But only 5 mins walk from town centre - with plenty of cafes/restaurants and supermarkets. The Old Brewery is part of the Old Theakstons Brewery and sits beside the River Caldew, opposite Carlisle Castle, and is a student hall of residence for most of the year converting into a youth hostel during the summer months.

Details:
Rooms: 7 - 56 beds. Rates: £25 (£21 for u-18s)

Contact:
Tel: 01228 597352
Email: deec@impacthousing.org.uk
Web: www.impacthousing.org.uk


Run by: Susan Harper

Friendly guest house with a unique attraction, 50m from Reivers route: complimentary therapies available - massage, reflexology and reiki. Spa suite, hot tub and sauna so ideal for an exhausted cyclist. Large garden, secure parking for bikes. There's an award winning fish & chip shop nearby, plus Indian takeaway and pubs.

Details:
Rooms: 1S, 2D, 1T. B&B: £30. Pk lunch: from £5. Eve meal: £8-£10. On route. VisitBritain 3 stars. Pub: nearby.

Contact:
Tel: 01228 711953
Email: hazeldean1@btopenworld.com
Web: www.hazeldeantherapycentre.com


Run by: Jane & David Saxon

One of the most architecturally important buildings in Cumbria (English Heritage) Grade I listed and dating from 1620, Moresby Hall retains its 17th century charm while offering all the comfort you could wish. "For a spot of luxury at the start, or your reward at end of the journey, our beautiful guest rooms and award winning breakfast (Visit Britain) will surely enhance your trip," says Jane.  Plenty of parking space (you can leave your car free of charge for the 2 or 3 days of your crossing), there's a strong emphasis on food: Jane is a superb  cook and the set menu changes daily. Fully licensed with a selection of reasonably priced beers, wines and spirits. Two miles from Whitehaven, and in a semi-rural location, there are lovely walled gardens at this tranquil country home. Children over 10 years. If booking online, please click here.

Details:
Rooms: 8D/T (with family sharing possibilities). B&B: from £60pp if sharing. Single occ: £75-£90. Eve meal: £25 for 2-courses during week; £32.50 for 3-courses Fri & Sat. Secure cycle storage and drying facilities.    

Contact:
Tel: 01946 696317
Email: info@moresbyhall.co.uk
Web: www.moresbyhall.co.uk


Run by: Jill & Terry Gregg

Cosy former forester's cottage, with a family room which can be let out as single, twin or double plus two other rooms. Delicious breakfast at this relaxing bolt-hole in England's most remote village. Multi-fuel stoves for those chilly nights. 4-stars.

Details:
Rooms: 1D/T; 2T. B&B: £32; Eve meal: pse pre-order £7-£12. Pk lunch: £5. Free wifi. Cycle lock-up. Laundry room. facebook.com/TwentySevenBBKielder.  

Contact:
Tel: 01434 250462
Email: staykielder@gmail.com
Web: www.StayKielder.co.uk


Run by: Andrew Stephenson & Ian Dodds

Sleeps up to 24 so is ideal for groups. Contemporary 4-star B&B on the quiet area of Whitley Bay, but only a couple of minutes walk from the award-winning beach and short stroll to the vibrant town centre. Highly recommended on all review sites and currently voted the the top place to stay in Tyne & Wear on Tripadvisor. Free wireless internet throughout, all rooms are en-suite and the room facilities include 32" LCD TV, I pod Doc, radio alarm clock, DVD player, Freeview, complimentary hospitality tray, luxury toiletries and towels. Free on-street parking.

Details:

Rooms: 1S, 3T, 1D, 1F (sleeps up to six) plus pop-up beds. B&B: from £35 (£30 if sharing family room). £45 single occ. Eve meal: no, but lots of choice nearby. Pk lunch: by arrangement. Secure lock up. Drying facilities.

Contact:
Tel: 0191 253 4941
Email: info@themetropolitan.co
Web: www.themetropolitan.co


Run by: Duty Manager

Set in 300 acres of sculpted parkland, this great ancestral home of Sir Hugh Blackett was converted into a luxury spa and golf hotel in 1999. It is one of the great hotels of the North East and is an ideal spot for groups seeking (affordable) comfort in the eastern sector of the route. The Library restaurant has 2 AA Rosettes and if you have the time and energy, there's a 27-hole golf course.

Details:
B&B: from £37.5o (from £75 per room). Rooms: 53. Eve meal: three restaurants to choose from. Snacks and sandwiches in the Keeper's Lodge. 3-course approx £21 in Conservatory and around £40 for 3-courses in the fine dining Library Restaurant. Pk lunch: please pre-order. Secure cycle storage. Drying facilities.

Contact:
Tel: 01661 886500
Email: info@matfenhall.com
Web: www.matfenhall.com