Sign up soon for Solway Coast Cycling Festival

Silloth town centre

Time is running out to sign up to take part in a new town centre cycle race, The Cumberland Cobbler, a new addition to this year’s Solway Coast Cycling Festival (Sunday 4 June).

Organised by Carlisle Cycling Association with support from British Cycling, it will include four races for various ages and categories.

The deadline to sign up has been extended to Tuesday 30 May. Apply online on the Bristish Cycling website  

Organised by Cumberland Council, the Solway Coast Cycling Festival will be held in Silloth on Sunday 4 June, between 10am and 5pm.

This year’s event will also include a producers' market. All stalls are now allocated to local traders.

Cumberland Council Cllr Anne Quilter, Portfolio holder for Vibrant and Healthy Places said:

“Our free family event showcases the amazing cycling routes around Silloth including the Hadrian’s Wall route.

“For the first time, we will have a town centre cycling race along with a producers' market. Sign up soon to take part in the cycle race.”

This is the third time the Solway Coast Cycling Festival has taken place in Silloth, having previously been held in 2021 and 2022.

The Solway Coast Cycling Festival will also include a Festival Village that will include kids cycling skills, fairground rides, a stunt bike show and smoothie bikes. All activities are free.

For updates on the event, visit and follow Cumberland Council on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Nextdoor.