This page provides important information for cyclists who have successfully entered and gained a place on our 2022 Coast to Coast Cycle Challenge, please take time to read the information before the event.

Start Times/Timetable

Time

Activity

Location

07:00  hrs

Booking on to transport in West Bay

(Only for those using AM transport from West Bay to Watchet)

Station Yard Car Park, West Bay

07:30 hrs

Coach/Bike transport leaves West Bay to Watchet

Station Yard Car Park, West Bay

FROM 09:00 hrs

Event check in starts in Watchet Harbour

Watchet Harbour

11:00 hrs

55-mile challenge commences

Watchet Harbour

14:00 hrs

11-mile challenge commences

Royal Oak, Drimpton

17:00 hrs

Coach/Bike transport leaves West Bay to Watchet

West Bay Road Long Stay Car Park, West Bay

17:00 hrs

Challenge ends

Station Yard Car Park, West Bay


Terms and Conditions

Please make sure that you read through the Terms and Conditions.

It is imperative that these are adhered to, to ensure a safe and happy event for all. Please note that all participants MUST wear a cycle helmet.

In line with Point 10 of our Terms and Conditions, participants must ensure they are physically and mentally capable to taking part in this challenge, at the point of entry and on the day of the event.

Should you, for any reason, be unable to take part in the event once you have registered please refer to Point 7 of our Terms and Conditions.


Transport

Due to numbers being very limited, if you have requested transport from West Bay to Watchet, but find that your circumstances change, please can you advise as soon as possible to enable us to reallocate by emailing: [email protected]

Please note: Bikes will be transported on a lorry at the owners’ risk.


Route

The route will be well signposted - follow the yellow signs with black arrows showing the ‘DSAA’ logo.


Pit Stops and Comfort Breaks

Limited refreshments will be available at all pit stops which can be found at the following locations along the route:

  • Watchet Harbour, Harbour Road, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0AQ
  • Bishops Lydeard Football Club, Cothelstone Rd, Bishops Lydeard, TA4 3BA
  • Taunton Rugby Club, Veritas Park, Hyde Ln, Taunton TA2 8BU
  • Ilminster Ambulance Station, The Butts, Ilminster, TA19 0AX - THIS PITSTOP IS TBC
  • The Royal Oak, Bridport Road, Drimpton, DT8 3RD
  • Station Yard Car Park, West Bay, DT6 4EW (nearest toilets West Bay Rd Car Park)

Health and Safety

  • You MUST obey the Highway Code.
  • You MUST NOT use a mobile phone whilst cycling. Please stop to receive or make calls.
  • On the day of the event only - if you need help or decide to withdraw from the event, please contact the C2C Helpline. The number will be provided in your final email before the event and on your event numbers which will be given to you at registration on the day.
  • In the unlikely event of serious injury, please call 999 immediately.

It is the participant’s responsibility to ensure that both they and their bikes are properly prepared for the challenge. It is recommended that water, energy or snack bars, mobile phone and a small amount of money are carried.


Sponsorship and Online Fundraising Pages 

As this is a fundraising event, we strongly encourage all participants to raise additional funds through sponsorship. 

For those seeking to gain sponsorship on a face to face basis, you can download our Sponsorship Form

Supporters can set up their own fundraising page on our website to raise funds for the Charity online. This is hugely beneficial to the Charity as we pay no commission fees to third party fundraising websites.

With easy step by step instructions, you can set up your own fundraising page, personalise it and then promote it. 

SET UP MY C2C FUNDRAISING PAGE


Parking

If friends or family wish to attend the start of the event and require car parking, they will need to use one of the car parks situated in Watchet.

For up to date information on parking charges and location of car parks please check online: http://www.westsomersetonline.gov.uk/Transport---Streets/Car-Parks---Parking/Car-Parks-in-West-Somerset

West Bay:

For up to date information on parking charges and location of car parks please check online: http://www.dorsetforyou.com/travel-dorset/roads-and-driving/parking/car-parks-in-dorset/west-bay


Event Day Check In

Event day registration packs will begin to arrive in the post from 20th April. They will include all the information that you will need for the event, such as:

  • Registration information
  • Rider number
  • Start token (required to check in at the start of the event)
  • Pins
  • Bike label (if you booked transport)  

Please note: It's important to make sure that you bring your rider number and start token with you on the day of the event.


Event Enquiries

If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us by emailing: [email protected] or by calling: 01823 669604.

You can also visit our Frequently Asked Questions Page

EVENT INFORMATION FOR SPECTATORS