Coast to Coast
World-famous, 183 mile walk across the breadth of England

The Coast to Coast walk is one of the most popular walks in the world. At approximately 183 miles it passes through three National Parks; the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, the North Yorkshire Moors and links the Irish Sea to the North Sea, via the hills, moors, and valleys of northern England.

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Holiday Packages

All our Standard Itineraries include:

  • Hand-picked accommodation in B&Bs / guest houses / inns / small hotels
  • En-suite facilities where available
  • Breakfast
  • Daily baggage transfers from our own team of local drivers
  • All booking fees

We will also endeavour to include all these in any custom itinerary you wish to build for this walk.

Day 1: St. Bees to Ennerdale Bridge (14.5m)
Day 2: Ennerdale Bridge to Rosthwaite (Borrowdale)(14.3m)
Day 3: Rosthwaite to Grasmere (7.6m)
Day 4: Grasmere to Patterdale (8m)
Day 5: Patterdale to Shap (15m)
Day 6: Shap to Kirkby Stephen (20.5m)
Day 7: Kirkby Stephen to Keld (11.1m)
Day 8: Keld to Reeth (10.7m)
Day 9: Reeth to Richmond (10.2m)
Day 10: Richmond to Ingleby Cross (22.4m)
Day 11: Ingleby Cross to Clay Bank Top (11.3m)
Day 12: Clay bank top to Glaisdale (17.6m)
Day 13: Glaisdale to Littlebeck (8.4m)
Day 14: Littlebeck to Robin Hoods’ Bay (10.5m)

 

£1,065 per person (based on two sharing)

 

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Day 1: St. Bees to Ennerdale Bridge (14.5m)
Day 2: Ennerdale Bridge to Rosthwaite (Borrowdale) (14.3m)
Day 3: Rosthwaite to Patterdale (15.6m)
Day 4: Patterdale to Shap (15m)
Day 5: Shap to Kirkby Stephen (20.5m)
Day 6: Kirkby Stephen to Reeth (21.8m)
Day 7: Reeth to Danby Wiske (23.8m)
Day 8: Danby Wiske to Clay Bank Top (20.2m)
Day 9: Clay bank top to Glaisdale (17.6m)
Day 10: Glaisdale to Robin Hoods Bay (18.9m)

 

£810  per person (based on two sharing)

 

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Day 1: St. Bees to Ennerdale Bridge (14.5m)
Day 2: Ennerdale Bridge to Rosthwaite (Borrowdale) (14.3m)
Day 3: Rosthwaite to Patterdale (15.6m)
Day 4: Patterdale to Shap (15m)
Day 5: Shap to Kirkby Stephen (20.5m)
Day 6: Kirkby Stephen to Keld (11.1m)
Day 7: Keld to Richmond (20.9m)
Day 8: Richmond to Ingleby Cross (22.4m)
Day 9: Ingleby Cross to Clay Bank Top (11.3m)
Day 10: Clay bank top to Glaisdale (17.6m)
Day 11: Glaisdale to Robin Hoods Bay (18.9m)

 

£875 per person (based on two sharing)

 

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Day 1: St. Bees to Ennerdale Bridge (14.5m)
Day 2: Ennerdale Bridge to Rosthwaite (Borrowdale) (14.3m)
Day 3: Rosthwaite to Patterdale (15.6m)
Day 4: Patterdale to Shap (15m)
Day 5: Shap to Kirkby Stephen (20.5m)
Day 6: Kirkby Stephen to Keld (11.1m)
Day 7: Keld to Reeth (10.7m)
Day 8: Reeth to Richmond (10.2m)
Day 9: Richmond to Ingleby Cross (22.4m)
Day 10: Ingleby Cross to Clay Bank Top (11.3m)
Day 11: Clay bank top to Glaisdale (17.6m)
Day 12: Glaisdale to Robin Hoods Bay (18.9m)

 

£935 per person (based on two sharing)

 

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Day 1: St. Bees to Ennerdale Bridge (14.5m)
Day 2: Ennerdale Bridge to Rosthwaite (Borrowdale) (14.3m)
Day 3: Rosthwaite to Grasmere (7.6m)
Day 4: Grasmere to Patterdale (8m)
Day 5: Patterdale to Shap (15m)
Day 6: Shap to Kirkby Stephen (20.5m)
Day 7: Kirkby Stephen to Keld (11.1m)
Day 8: Keld to Reeth (10.7m)
Day 9: Reeth to Catterick Bridge (15.5m)
Day 10: Catterick Bridge to Ingleby Cross (18.3m)
Day 11: Ingleby Cross to Clay Bank Top (11.3m)
Day 12: Clay bank top to Glaisdale (17.6m)
Day 13: Glaisdale to Robin Hoods Bay (18.9m)

 

£990 per person (based on two sharing)

 

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Day 1: St. Bees to Ennerdale Bridge (14.5m)
Day 2: Ennerdale Bridge to Rosthwaite (Borrowdale) (14.3m)
Day 3: Rosthwaite to Grasmere (7.6m)
Day 4: Grasmere to Patterdale (8m)
Day 5: Patterdale to Bampton Grange (12.2m)
Day 6: Bampton Grange to Orton (13.9m)
Day 7: Orton to Kirkby Stephen (12.8m)
Day 8: Kirkby Stephen to Keld (11.1m)
Day 9: Keld to Reeth (10.7m)
Day 10: Reeth to Richmond (10.2m)
Day 11: Richmond to Danby Wiske (13.6m)
Day 12: Danby Wiske to Osmotherley (11.4m)
Day 13: Osmotherley to Clay Bank Top (10.9m)
Day 14: Clay bank top to Glaisdale (17.6m)
Day 15: Glaisdale to Robin Hoods Bay (18.9m)

 

£1,145 per person (based on two sharing)

 

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Day 1: St. Bees to Ennerdale Bridge (14.5m)
Day 2: Ennerdale Bridge to Rosthwaite (Borrowdale) (14.3m)
Day 3: Rosthwaite to Grasmere (7.6m)
Day 4: Grasmere to Patterdale (8m)
Day 5: Patterdale to Bampton Grange (12.2m)
Day 6: Bampton Grange to Orton (13.9m)
Day 7: Orton to Kirkby Stephen (12.8m)
Day 8: Kirkby Stephen to Keld (11.1m)
Day 9: Keld to Reeth (10.7m)
Day 10: Reeth to Catterick Bridge (15.5m)
Day 11: Catterick Bridge to Ingleby Cross (18.3m)
Day 12: Ingleby Cross to Clay Bank Top (11.3m)
Day 13: Clay Bank Top to Blakey Ridge (8.5m)
Day 14: Blakey Ridge to Grosmont (13.4m)
Day 15: Grosmont to Robin Hoods Bay (14.6m)

 

£1,145 per person (based on two sharing)

 

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Day 1: St. Bees to Ennerdale Bridge (14.5m)
Day 2: Ennerdale Bridge to Rosthwaite (Borrowdale) (14.3m)
Day 3: Rosthwaite to Grasmere (7.6m)
Day 4: Grasmere to Patterdale (8m)
Day 5: Patterdale to Bampton Grange (12.2m)
Day 6: Bampton Grange to Orton (13.9m)
Day 7: Orton to Kirkby Stephen (12.8m)
Day 8: Kirkby Stephen to Keld (11.1m)
Day 9: Keld to Reeth (10.7m)
Day 10: Reeth to Richmond (10.2m)
Day 11: Richmond to Danby Wiske (13.6m)
Day 12: Danby Wiske to Ingleby Cross (8.9m)
Day 13: Ingleby Cross to Clay Bank Top (11.3m)
Day 14: Clay Bank Top to Blakey Ridge (8.5m)
Day 15: Blakey Ridge to Grosmont (13.4m)
Day 16: Grosmont to Robin Hoods Bay (14.6m)

 

£1,190 per person (based on two sharing)

 

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Day 1: St. Bees to Ennerdale Bridge (14.5m)
Day 2: Ennerdale Bridge to Rosthwaite (Borrowdale) (14.3m)
Day 3: Rosthwaite to Grasmere (7.6m)
Day 4: Grasmere to Patterdale (8m)
Day 5: Patterdale to Bampton Grange (12.2m)
Day 6: Bampton Grange to Orton (13.9m)
Day 7: Orton to Kirkby Stephen (12.8m)
Day 8: Kirkby Stephen to Keld (11.1m)
Day 9: Keld to Reeth (10.7m)
Day 10: Reeth to Richmond (10.2m)
Day 11: Richmond to Danby Wiske (13.6m)
Day 12: Danby Wiske to Ingleby Cross (8.9m)
Day 13: Ingleby Cross to Clay Bank Top (11.3m)
Day 14: Clay Bank Top to Blakey Ridge (8.5m)
Day 15: Blakey Ridge to Glaisdale (9.1m)
Day 16: Glaisdale to Littlebeck (8.4m)
Day 17: Littlebeck to Robin Hoods Bay (10.5m)

 

£1,250 per person (based on two sharing)

 

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Day 1: St. Bees to Cleator (8.5m)
Day 2: Cleator to Ennerdale Bridge (6m)
Day 3: Ennerdale Bridge to Rosthwaite (Borrowdale) (14.3m)
Day 4: Rosthwaite to Grasmere (7.6m)
Day 5: Grasmere to Patterdale (8m)
Day 6: Patterdale to Bampton Grange (12.2m)
Day 7: Bampton Grange to Orton (13.9m)
Day 8: Orton to Kirkby Stephen (12.8m)
Day 9: Kirkby Stephen to Keld (11.1m)
Day 10: Keld to Reeth (10.7m)
Day 11: Reeth to Richmond (10.2m)
Day 12: Richmond to Danby Wiske (13.6m)
Day 13: Danby Wiske to Ingleby Cross (8.9m)
Day 14: Ingleby Cross to Clay Bank Top (11.3m)
Day 15: Clay Bank Top to Blakey Ridge (8.5m)
Day 16: Blakey Ridge to Glaisdale (9.1m)
Day 17: Glaisdale to Littlebeck (8.4m)
Day 18: Littlebeck to Robin Hoods Bay (10.5m)

 

£1,335 per person (based on two sharing)

 

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* All headline holiday prices are shown per person, based on two people sharing.

Baggage Transfer

Baggage Transfer is automatically included in the price of all our Walking Holiday packages.

These prices are for anyone planning their own holiday and just need bags moving from one stop to the next.

£9.00 per person per day (minimum of two persons)

 

Max 17kg per bag

£12 per person per day (minimum of two persons)

 

Max 17kg per bag

Note: If you are booking accommodation in an Airbnb, you must ensure that there will either be someone available to take collection/delivery of your bags or that they have appropriate, secure storage in the event that the proprietor is absent.

Walk Information

  • Holiday Options
  • Transport
  • Walk Info
  • Maps & Guide Books

Rest Days
Rest days can be incorporated into any walking holiday package at an additional £50.00 per person per night

Solo Travellers
Solo travellers please contact us or use the booking form to send your proposed itinerary including dates, and we will price accordingly. Where possible, we take advantage of existing bookings from other clients to ensure you receive a cost effective service.

Alternative Itineraries
For alternative itineraries to those provided for this route, please contact us, or use the Booking Form to submit your proposed itinerary and number of participants and we will quote accordingly.

Walking Season Dates
Prices are based on the walk starting after 1st April and ending before 30th September. For walks outside those dates, please contact us. We provide a reduced out of season service, but still manage to meet the needs of most customers who contact us during this period.

Personal Transport
From our parking facility in Kirkby Malham to St Bees, and return to Kirkby Malham from Robin Hoods Bay.

£285 per person (minimum 2 passengers)
£190 per person (3 passengers)
£150 per person (4 passengers)
£120 per person (5 passengers)
£95 per person (6 passengers)

Walk Information
The Coast to Coast walk is one of the most popular in the country, passing through the three National Parks of the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, and the North York Moors, linking the Irish Sea and the North Sea via the hills, moors and valleys of northern England.

The route is traditionally walked from west to east (St. Bees to Robin Hoods’ Bay) so that the prevailing winds and weather are coming from behind, and most guide books describe it this way.

Along the route are many places of interest, including ancient castles, medieval abbeys, and picturesque villages, and the walk constantly offers a variety of scenery and terrain. However, whilst it is fairly easy to follow through the National Parks, it is not an official National Trail, and is not generally waymarked. The valleys through the middle section, and the arable land in the eastern section make for straightforward walking, but the hills of the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales are high, and gradients can be steep, so before you embark on this walk, you should be physically fit, and fully equipped to meet it. Unless you are an experienced long-distance walker, it is advisable to take a companion, your boots should be well broken-in, and that you are able to carry a rucksack with your waterproofs and other requisites for the day. The route attracts thousands of walkers each year, but a few fail to complete the walk, usually because fitness and stamina have been underestimated, and the weight of personal belongings required, has been overestimated!

The assistance of Brigantes Baggage Courier Service has helped hundreds of walkers to achieve the completion of the walk, whilst at the same time enjoying the experience, the scenery, and their hard-earned holiday, without the disadvantage of having to carry a heavy back-pack, and knowing that warm, dry clothing awaits them at the end of each day.

Be prepared for the rigours of hill-walking, carrying warm, and wet weather clothing as a necessity, as well as sufficient food and drink, since this is not available to purchase over many sections of the walk, once you have started out for the day.

OS Explorer Maps
OL4 - English Lakes - North-western area
OL5 - English Lakes - North-eastern area
OL19 - Howgill Fells & Upper Eden Valley
OL26 - North York Moors – Western area
OL27 - North York Moors – Eastern area

OL30 - Yorkshire Dales - Northern & Central areas
303 - Whitehaven & Workington
304 - Darlington & Richmond

Guide Books
"The Coast to Coast Path" by Henry Stedman - Published by Trailblazer Guides - ISBN: 978-1-905864-96-6

ViewRanger Digital Maps
Digital Maps can be viewed on a modern smartphone using an appropriate ‘app’, which is usually provided as part of any map purchase. Brigantes are happy to recommend ViewRanger for all your digital mapping and mobile navigation needs.

The ViewRanger Shop provides Ordnance Survey maps for all parts of the UK, as well as the National Trail and selected Long Distance Paths. Map segments can also be purchased ad-hoc, allowing you to cover any walk you plan to take.

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Walkers' Testimonials

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7 Replies to “Coast to Coast”

  1. Just a quick note to thank you for your efficient service to Carole and I while we were doing the Coast to Coast Walk. As we have found on other holidays with Brigantes, you were there when we needed you but we never felt we were being ‘supervised’! Your choice of accommodation for us was excellent and our bags were always waiting for us.
    We had a great time and would have no hesitation in recommending Brigantes to anyone wanting to do the C2C !

  2. I have just returned to the U.S. after completing my 2nd Round trip of the Coast to Coast Walk (2013 and 2017). Both times Brigantes was very willing to organize all the accommodations for 28/29 nights. They did a fantastic job of finding the perfect fit for me of absolutely lovely places to stay all across the north of England. Wonderful hosts every night whom provided great hospitality, warmth and friendliness. There is no way I mentally could have arranged that many nights without going slightly crazy, but Brigantes quickly came up with the set of assigned locations, which took all the stress away from my brain, and left only the physical work of training, and then actually walking 400 miles in 4 weeks. If, in a couple years, the walking bug strikes me again, and, if England were to be the destination, I would definitely chose to work with them again. Brigantes did a perfect job for me. Thank you

  3. We recently completed the Coast to Coast walk using your booking and baggage transfer services. We we’re very pleased with the organisation, advice and smooth service you provided, it made our trip easy and stress free and we would recommend you to others.

  4. Wanted to thank you and all others involved in organising Coast to Coast for John and myself. Everything worked very well, and the Coast to Coast experience was indeed brilliant. Would certainly recommend Brigantes.

  5. Hard to believe we finished the coast to coast a week ago! Just wanted to thank you for superb organisation, we had a really great time Annette and it was made easy by you all at Brigantes! We started well with the very kind hearted Terry doing a super job of getting us from RBH to Reeth and then our bags and dog food moved seamlessly along the route without us having to worry about it once. The B and Bs you organised for us were all good but some were exceptionally so. All in all an excellent holiday and we cannot wait to do the next one and hope you will be able to help us out again. We want to do some more walking in the Lakes and we fancy the short St Cuthberts Way too, not sure if that is in your area but hope so! It was interesting listening to the other Coasters experiences and we can definitely say we would (and have!)recommend you to anyone, your flexibility, friendliness and care for baggage and customers makes Brigantes a winner in our eyes. Just hoping that the caravan will be back on the road some point as that was our favourite of course!

  6. I am back in New Zealand after 2.5 months holidays. One of the highlights of the trip is the Coast to Coast Walk – thank you so much for organising all the accommodation, baggage collections and always answer my questions so promptly. I love the walk and have met some really great people.

  7. Just had to drop you an email to say what a great service you provided. You did what it said on the tin and more. Ok so all our bags went to all the correct destinations – that’s only to be expected. However when one of our number broke her foot but wanted to tag along for the rest of the us walkers your couriers provided a lift with the bags over several days at no extra cost – superb. I cannot recall all the courier’s names but thanks to Stuart, Mark, Bob and all the others, please pass on my regards and thanks. Brigantes seems to be the only business prepared to take on East to West Coast to Coasters so all power to you. This is my second C to C I’ve organised for a group, I do other walks for groups that are usually from one base and I really appreciate the service you provided.

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