Important information for cyclists who have entered our Coast to Coast Cycle Challenge.

Coast to Coast Event Timetable





Booking on to coach transport in West Bay 
(Only those with morning transport tickets)

Station Yard Car Park, West Bay, Dorset, DT6 4EW


Coaches depart from West Bay

From 09:00

55-mile route check in

Watchet Harbour, Harbour Road, Somerset, TA23 0AQ


55-mile route commences

Watchet Harbour


11-mile route check in

Royal Oak, Drimpton, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3RD


11-mile route commences

Royal Oak


Event ends

Station Yard Car Park, West Bay


Coaches depart from West Bay
(Only those with evening transport tickets)

West Bay Road Car Park, West Bay, Dorset, DT6 4GA

Coach Transport


Morning coach transport

Evening coach transport

Meeting point

Station Yard Car Park, West Bay, DT6 4EW

West Bay Road Car Park, West Bay, DT6 4GA


07:00 for 07:30 departure

17:00 departure

If you have pre-booked coach tickets please arrive at the meeting points early to allow time to book yourself and your bike onto the transport. Remember bikes will be transported at the owner’s risk.

Want to book coach tickets or no longer require tickets? Email [email protected] with the following details:

  • Full name
  • Phone number
  • If you need morning (07:00 West Bay to Watchet) or evening (17:00 West Bay to Watchet) transport
  • Number of seats required

Coast to Coast Cycle Challenge Route

The cycle route will be well signposted - follow the yellow signs with black arrows showing the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance logo.

Please note the exact route may be subject to minor changes on/before the day due to unforeseen circumstances such as fallen trees or road conditions.

See the route

Coast to Coast Pit Stops and Parking

The following locations are where cyclists can stop for refreshments and spectators can watch:

  • Watchet Harbour, Harbour Road, Somerset, TA23 0AQ (START)
  • The Bell Inn, St Michael Road, Creech St Michael, Taunton TA3 5DP
  • Ilminster Ambulance Station, The Butts, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0AX 
  • The Royal Oak, Bridport Road, Drimpton, Dorset, DT8 3RD
  • Station Yard Car Park, West Bay, Dorset, DT6 4EW (nearest toilets West Bay Rd Car Park) (FINISH)

Please ensure that vehicles being parked on the day are parked legally, relevant charges have been paid and you are not blocking any driveways or access points.