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Coast to Coast Overview

The Coast to Coast Walk was devised by renowned walker and writer Alfred Wainwright and has become one of the most inspiring long-distance walks in the world. You walk from west to east through stunning scenery, crossing three National Parks - the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors.

Coast to Coast Walk

You start your guided Coast to Coast walking holiday at St Bees and follow the coastline before heading east and entering the Lake District National Park, home to spectacular lake and mountain scenery. Between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales the Coast to Coast walk levels to cross undulating farmland. From Kirkby Stephen the route climbs into the Pennine Hills and visits the mystical cairns atop Nine Standards Rigg. You continue through beautiful Swaledale to Richmond, a historic market town founded by the Normans. You leave the Yorkshire Dales and cross the low lying Vale of Mowbray to the North York Moors. From here the trail leads you on a roller coaster across the heather covered hills to the North Sea and finale of your coast to coast journey at Robin Hoods Bay.

The terrain on this trail is a diversity of rocky mountain paths, limestone plateau’s, country lanes, rolling hillsides and farmland.

Accommodation is provided in carefully selected walker friendly B&B’s, Guest Houses, small Hotels and Inns along the route.

We have a small number of excellent experienced guides who have been with us for many years, walked the route many times and will share their knowledge and love of walking. Walk with us on this spectacular route across the North of England.

Holiday Includes
  • 14 nights walker friendly accommodation including breakfast.
  • Experienced Coast to Coast Guide.
  • Luggage transfer between overnight accommodation.
Not Included

Evening meals, packed lunches, drinks and snacks, travel insurance, travel to St Bees and from Robin Hoods Bay, souvenirs, laundry services, etc.


We know how incredibly important your accommodation is each night of your coast to coast holiday. That’s why the accommodation provided is in carefully selected walker friendly B&B’s, Guest Houses, small Hotels and Inns. All rooms are en-suite or have their own private bathroom. The owners have excellent local knowledge, understand the needs of walkers and are welcoming and want you to enjoy your stay. As a family business we have personally built an excellent reputation and relationship with the owners and managers.

Extra Nights Accommodation

Additional nights accommodation can be booked on request for anyone wishing to arrive in St Bees or depart Robin Hoods Bay a day or two earlier/later. Price from £75 per person per night.

Single Travellers

This group holiday is a good way to meet like minded people who share a passion to walk the coast to coast. Almost half our customers are single travellers. It’s a great way of meeting new people and making new friends. We have a limited number of single occupancy rooms available on each tour for a supplement. Alternatively if you do not require single occupancy we will room you in a twin room (with two single beds) with a fellow traveller of the same gender, and therefore you will not be charged the single occupancy supplement.


Breakfast is included and is served at your accommodation.
Packed lunches can be readily purchased from your overnight accommodation or local shop. Evening meals can be purchased in local village pubs or overnight accommodation when a pub is not available.

Your Guide

Your experienced Guide will provide daily information about the route, its varied landscapes and local history and guide the way. Your Guide will provide information about your accommodation and places to eat in the evening, etc. Your Guide is emergency first aid trained.

Luggage Transfer

For the duration of the holiday your luggage is transferred from accommodation to accommodation by a luggage transfer agent. Luggage allowance is 1 bag/person weighing not more than 20kg (44lbs).


The weather in Northern England is varied but we do get long dry warm spells. You should be prepared for all possibilities as weather, particularly in the mountains, can change quickly. Detailed weather statistics are available from the UK Met Office website

More Information?

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