Wainwright's Coast To Coast - Complete Route (Grade 6/P)

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Run by: Ramblers Walking Holidays

Reference number: 7792

From: £1969.00

Looking out over Robin Hoods Bay, you reflect on the sheer variety of stunning scenery youve explored on this iconic hike, and bask in the satisfaction of your€hievement. The 194 mile Coast to Coast walk from St Bees on the Cumbrian coast to Robin Hoods Bay on the North Sea shore attracts hikers looking for a long distance challenge with the added attraction of three National Parks and some of the countrys most inspiring scenery. This holiday provides the chance to tackle the western section of the trail from St Bees to Kirkby Stephen in seven days walking, or the eastern section from Kirkby Stephen to Robin Hoods Bay in eight walking days, or the whole route in walking sections of 9-16 miles a day. Well walk a total of 85 miles on the western section and 109 miles on the eastern section. We walk from inn-to-inn staying in BBs, guest houses and small hotels with your baggage being transported leaving you to carry only your day pack with what you need for the day. The whole route starts with a spectacular clifftop walk before heading inland towards Ennerdale and the first of the lakes and the first mountain pass beyond. Before leaving the Lake District National Park youll have experienced some of the best high level hikes, lake shore walks and spectacular views England has to offer continuing€ross the moors, onto the Dales and to the picturesque finishing point at the North Sea Coast at Robin Hoods Bay. Most of the walks are at grade 6. However on some days they will feel more like grade 7 due to the longer distances covered. Intended route (with approximate daily walking distances): Day 1 Overnight St Bees Day 2 St Bees - Ennerdale Bridge (15 miles) Day 3 Ennerdale Bridge -Seatoller (14 miles) Day 4Seatoller - Grasmere (10 miles) Day 5 Grasmere -Patterdale (9miles) Day 6 Patterdale -Burnbanks (11.5 miles) Day 7Burnbanks - Orton (12.5 miles) Day 8 Orton - Kirkby Stephen (13 miles) Day 9 At Kirkby Stephen - a free day! Day 10 Kirkby Stephen - Keld (14.5 miles) Day 11 Keld - Reeth (11.5 miles) Day 12 Reeth - Richmond (11 miles) Day 13 Richmond - Danby Wiske (14.5 miles) Day 14 Danby Wiske - Huthwaite Green (15 miles) Day 15 Huthwaite Green - Blakey Ridge (15 miles) Day 16 Blakey Ridge - Grosmont (14 miles) Day 17 Grosmont - Robin Hood’s Bay (16 miles) Day 18 Depart after breakfast

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