The tarmacking will be completed by the official opening date, which will be Saturday 9th December. It will commence at Gosforth and end in Seascale with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The Gosforth Parish working group are planning to organise a parade. The time to be confirmed. In Gosforth there will be a Viking re-enactment encampment with the involvement of the Seascale resident Viking Association Group. Refreshments will be provided by Seascale scouts. It is hoped to get the involvement of the Gosforth and Seascale schools. Media outlets will be notified of this event.
Seascale see’s the start of the Coast to Coast cycle ride in one day.
An iconic route cycled by hundreds of people every year, usually over 4 or 5 days.
A stunning 150 mile road ride from Seascale though the mountainous Western Lake District, onto the Yorkshire Dales, across the flat Vale of York and finally the Northern Valleys of the North York Moors, finishing by the sea in Whitby.