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Compass Adventures 4x4 tours 

 COAST 2 COAST explorer

COAST 2 COAST Explorer

Our route will take us through some spectacular views whilst we traverse old Roman roads and herders trails, that weave their way through the valleys and of course we will be doing Rudland Rigg with its wonderful rocks and steps climbing onto the top of moors..   

We will be taking in rocks, some fords and one beautiful axle twisting climb.  We will  find plenty opportunities for photos and tea stops allowing the children and our four legged friends to burn off some energy.

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Whats included

  • Suitable for all 4×4’s with a low box

  • Qualified 4×4 tour guides

  • All guides are trained Lantra 4x4 driving instructors

  • Local knowledge of the lanes and area

  • Family friendly atmosphere, dogs are always welcome 

  • Meet like minded people

  • Camping cost included 

  • Fully guided 2 day tour

  • Full technical support 

  • Lead vehicle with full medical kit ,recovery kit and iridium sat phone

COAST 2 COAST Explorer

 This COAST 2 COAST  explorer tour will be over three days and you  have the option for camping or using hotels and B&B.. You will experience a mixture of road driving whilst we link up with a  selection of other terrains including mud rock and gravel with the odd ford thrown in for good measure. Starting from Pickering  it will take us no longer than 10 minutes before we are on our first lane of the day. Our route will take us through some spectacular veiws whilst we traverse old Roman roads and herders trails that weave their way through the valleys and of course we will be doing Rudland Rigg with its wonderful rocks steps climbing onto the top of moors. 


We will aim to finish  for around 16.00 hrs to give us plenty of time to head for camp over in Hawes. Sunday we are in back into the lanes for 10.00 hrs taking in rocks some fords and one beautiful axle twisting climb.   We will  find plenty opportunities for photos and tea stops allowing the children and our four legged friends to burn off some energy.


Once again we aim to finish for around 16.00 hrs to give us time to hit our campsite in the Lake District.  There is a stunning pub which  is 15 minutes walk from the camp, serving good home made food and local ales.  We will be having an open fire at the camp in a large fire pit. If you don't want to camp, accommodation can be found on the farm or in the village.         Monday morning we will leave camp for 10.00 hrs and be on our first lane within 5 minutes.   The group will driving  the trails you can find anywhere in the UK  rocks, rocks and you guessed it more rocks but the views are magnificent. Our 3 day tour will finish at  Garth Row and 10 minutes from the M6.

Compass Adventures will be there to help guide you through the most difficult terrain with our Lanta qualified tour guide........... The  lead vehicle is fully expedition prepared with all the necessary equipment we may need. You will be in safe hands knowing that at Compass Adventures  we have the skills needed for you to complete your weekend adventure.  These weekends are designed to help you determine what products or accessories you may actually need for your vehicle. Whether your dreaming of a full blown 3 month adventure or a Moroccan  adventure touring over the Atlas mountains. 

Although this is a vehicle dependent travel weekend Compass Adventures can arrange  B & B's or a hotel.  


The routes are also designed to be non vehicle damaging . There may be occasions where we have to drive through light brush, if your not happy with the lane I will give you an alternative route to join us at the other end.

Once confirmation has been received of your attendance,  you will be sent joining instructions and a list of equipment you will need.


 This trip will be strictly first come first served basis and is suitable for 4x4 vehicles including small lift.....  Most vehicles will want at least 2" lift with  A.T. tyres .

The cost of this 2 day  midi expedition is £140 for one vehicle with two sharing for both days.


We also offer individual  day price of  £75 for ether Saturday or Sunday

This explorer trip is family friendly and is a great way to get the  children away for some fresh air and enjoy the outdoors.....Eating marsh mellows round a camp fire, there is nothing better.

All vehicles are welcome.....join the adventure ..

2 day Explorer

5 day Explorer

30 NOV 21

Full weekend 


Single Day 


On Line Booking Form

Temperatures expected

Compass adventures difficulty rating 

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The temperatures here can turn cold even in the evenings ,

Driving skills needed

Moderate  driving days (4-5) hours. skills level below average .Rocks Fords,gravel with some mud ! 

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Hotels - b/b

Accommodation will be a mixture of hotels, log cabins and for those who would like to use a tepee or a tent for camping we will find suitable arias for it .65% of this trip will be hotels or cabins 


wild camping 

Basic farm campsite 

Well equipped farm campsite 


Professional campsite 

Campsites will be basic farm campsite and maybe a wild campsite ...suitable for families with young children. 50/50 mix of wild and campsite 

Vehicle preparation

   Modified Vehicle, Lift /A/T tyres/self recovery.  

Basic Vehicle - A/T tyres  

expedition vehicle, Lrt/Sr /Oba/Sp/

Suitable for all types of vehicles from basic modifactions to a expedition  prepared , At or Mud tyres would be more than adequate with a small lift. 

Vehicle Code 

Ltr :Long range fuel tank

Sr: Self Recovery

Oba:On Board Air 

Spare Parts 

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