Walking from Coast to Coast: 18 days

  • Duration 18 Days / 17 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish St. Bees / Robin Hood's Bay
  • Distance 296 km / 184 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
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  • Availability
    April - September
  • Price From $1,970

Overview

Immerse yourself in an authentic tour of the north of England that will take you from coast to coast, while discovering countless beautiful landscapes, including three charming national parks.

  • Walk the route created by Alfred Wainwright, a famous British walker and author of several travel guides.
  • Delight in the views of beautiful lakes and towering mountains.
  • Explore the history and traditions of these lands.
  • Start your journey in St. Bees, a town in Cumbria, and finish it at Robin Hood, a bay and at the same time a picturesque fishing village.

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    Itinerary

    Services

    Included

    • Accommodation in hotels and cottages
    • Breakfasts
    • Transfers as specified in the itinerary
    • Baggage transfer service between stages
    • Information dossier with maps and routes
    • 24-hour telephone support
    • Taxes included

    Excluded

    • Unspecified transfers
    • Personal equipment
    • Unspecified meals
    • Snacks and drinks
    • Tourist taxes

    Extras

    • Travel insurance
    • Cancellation insurance
    • Additional nights before, during or after the tour
    • Improved hotel room upgrades (if available)

    Accomodation

    General information

    The accommodations with which we collaborate have a private bathroom and all the necessary services to ensure the best comfort available.

    Our team checks in situ the quality of all the accommodations offered, so that you have an unforgettable experience during your trip.

    The accommodation that we will book for your trip will be selected taking into account our commitment to you: guaranteeing comfort, calm and enjoyment throughout your trip.

    We work with quality hotels and country cottages with limited capacity, so we invite you to confirm your reservation as soon as possible.

    The name of each accommodation will be provided to you a few weeks before your trip begins.

    Room types

    It is possible to book this journey in single, double or triple rooms.

    All rooms have private bathrooms.

    Map

    Travel & Transfers

    To reach the starting point of this walking holiday, we recommend the following options:

    The first is to get to Manchester Airport and then transfer to St. Bees by train (approximately 4 hours).

    The second is to get to Newcastle Airport and take a train to St. Bees (approximately 4 hours).

    The third option is to travel to one of London's airports and from there take a train to St. Bees.

    When you've finished your trip, from Robin Hood's Bay you can head by train or bus to Manchester or Newcastle airports (about 4 hours) to take your flight back to your home city.

    FAQs

    We recommend that you book as soon as you are sure about your dates, as accommodation can fill up very quickly in this area. 

    We recommend you make this walking holiday between the end of March and October.

    In particular, between April and May, it can be a good time to travel as the weather is quite pleasant.

    This route has a medium-low difficulty level, but we have itineraries that suit your needs. It is recommended that you are in good physical condition to make the most of this walking holiday.

    Yes, it's included. We will transfer the luggage between each accommodation according to your itinerary. Each person can take a suitcase up to 20 kg (45 lbs).

    Once you make your reservation we will send you all the detailed information about the specific equipment you need for this route, considering recommendations for shoes, boots, clothes and a day-to day backpack. 

    Yes, this is a requirement to book with us. It's important that this insurance covers your activities, emergency evacuation, and hospital care.

    You can call us to arrange a private transfer for you.

    If you prefer, you can also use public transport or local taxis to get to your next accommodation.