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Walkers’ Britain offers a wide choice of Coast to Coast walking holidays. Choose from a guided Coast to Coast tour or walk it at your own pace on a self-guided Coast to Coast hiking experience.

Walk the whole Coast to Coast Trail in one trip or break it down into smaller sections starting or ending in Kirkby Stephen. The longer the Coast to Coast walking tour you choose, the more time you allow yourself to achieve the overall distance, the shorter the daily walks will be.

This classic Coast to Coast walking route across England was originated and described by Alfred Wainwright, author of a well-known series of mountain-walking guidebooks on the Lake District.

The Coast to Coast walk starts on the Irish Sea coast of Cumbria near the huge red sandstone cliffs of St. Bees Head. You cross three National Parks before reaching the North Sea at the pretty fishing village of Robin Hood’s Bay on the rocky coastline of the North York Moors.

Tradition has it that you dip your boots in the Irish Sea and take a pebble to deposit in the North Sea at the end of your Coast to Coast walk.

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Local Knowledge of the Coast to Coast

We place great emphasis on researching, planning and crafting the best itineraries of the Coast to Coast trail to ensure you get the very best experience out of your trip. We believe relationships are important and have been working with our accommodation owners and local suppliers for years. This means that they know exactly what our travellers expect.

Great Value & Quality Coast to Coast Trips

Our active holidays along the Coast to Coast are well priced offering great value for money. Included in your package are comprehensive route notes, maps & guide books along with bag transfers and locally run accommodation. When you book, your walking or cycling trip will be fully organised by a dedicated member of our in-house team, so you will always know who you are dealing with. We take the stress out of organising your Coast to Coast trip.

Coast to Coast Walking Specialists

We have have been operating active self guided and small group walking holidays for over 45 years. We handle all the necessary logistics so that you can relax and explore England's Coast to Coast trail.

Guided Coast to Coast Walking Specialists

Walker's Britain has a number of highly trained and experienced walking guides that look after you on a selection of guided Coast to Coast walking holidays. Each of our carefully selected and licensed guides bring diverse experience in mountain/expedition guiding, adventuring and all things outdoors. Their enthusiasm and knowledge of Wainwright's famous trail bring to life the flora, fauna and history of the regions you walk through and they are also on hand to tailor the trip to your interests and ensure your holiday runs smoothly.


Supporting Local

In the regions that we travel tourism is the main source of income for many local people. We support them by only working with local family run hotels and suppliers so your money supports the community that hosts you.

Paddock to Plate

The paddock to plate across the UK and Europe is one we encourage by choosing to work with accommodations that source produce from local farms. This provides you with fresher meals and ensures your money directly assists local economies.

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