Coast to Coast Walk

Description

    C2C
  1. Name Coast to Coast Walk (C2C)
  2. Length of trail 306 km, 190 miles
  3. Length in days 15 days
  4. Traildino grading MW, Moderate walk, backpacking trail
  5. Hut tour grading T1, Walk

Coast to Coast Walk, Robin Hood's Bay

190 miles, 304 km, 15 days

The immensely popular Coast to Coast Walk is not officially a trail, but the creation of one man, the legendary Alfred Wainwright. The first edition of his guide book dates from 1973.

Why is this path so popular among hikers? Hiking the 190 miles, 304 km, you are treated to some of the most beautiful English landscapes: the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales (part of the Pennines) and the North York Moors. It is by no means an easy walk, especially when you choose the alternative paths higher up, which is stimulating too. In addition, while walking you connect one sea to the next. In the end what really counts are symbolism and myth, though Wainwright must have foreseen it all: "Surely there can not be a finer itinerary for a long distance walk", he wrote.

As mentioned, you are free to choose your own path, which is what Wainwright suggested in the first place. Over time some sections of the trail have been moved.

The crowds of hikers have resulted in many local people offering B & B, and travel companies ready to transport your luggage and arrange accommodation. If all this is too modern for you, just carry along your tent and a copy of Wordsworth's poems.

Select some tracks
Coast to Coast Walk
.Coast to Coast Walk (Shap to Richmond), 95km
.Coast to Coast Walk (Richmond to Robin Hood’s Bay), 113km
.Coast to Coast Walk (St Bees to Shap), 125km
Corvallis-to-the-Sea Trail, 95km
Coast to Coast Walkway (Manukau to Waitematā), 18km

Map

Coast to Coast Walk

Books

The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2018
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2019
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2020
  • Coast to Coast Path
  • 109 Large-Scale Walking Maps & Guides to 33 Towns & Villages - Planning, Places to Stay, Places to Eat - St Bees to Robin Hood's Bay Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2020
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2022
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2018
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids The Andalucian Coast to Coast Walk - Andalusie | Cicerone
  • Guidebook to the Andalucian Coast to Coast Walk, a 440km, 21-day route from Maro on the Mediterranean coast to Bolonia, on the Atlantic. The route, which passes through 7 Natural Parks, links some of Andalucía's most beautiful villages and passes historical sites of both Roman and Moorish origins, including Ronda and Tarifa. Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2010
  • Coast to Coast
  • This challenging walk of 184 miles (296 km) crosses the north of England from St Bees on the Irish Sea to Robin Hood's Bay on the North Sea. It passes through three National Parks - the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors - with fine scenery, welcoming pubs and plenty of accommodation. Devised by the legendary Wainwright, the... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
2010
  • Coast to Coast
  • This challenging walk of 184 miles (296 km) crosses the north of England from St Bees on the Irish Sea to Robin Hood's Bay on the North Sea. It passes through three National Parks - the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors - with fine scenery, welcoming pubs and plenty of accommodation. Devised by the legendary Wainwright, the... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • The English Coast to Coast Walk
  • England - a country rich in landscape, history and tradition. John Davison takes you on one of the most famous hikes in the world: the English Coast to Coast Walk. Start at one sea and finish at another on Wainwright's classic route across England. 192 miles over mountain and moorland, alongside rivers and lakes, across three National Parks.... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • The English Coast to Coast Walk
  • England - a country rich in landscape, history and tradition. John Davison takes you on one of the most famous hikes in the world: the English Coast to Coast Walk. Start at one sea and finish at another on Wainwright's classic route across England. 192 miles over mountain and moorland, alongside rivers and lakes, across three National Parks.... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • South West Coast Path
  • This new guide covers the third and last section of the South West Coast Path, from Plymouth to Poole Harbour (203 miles). This beautiful route includes 95 miles within England's only Natural World Heritage Site, the Jurassic Coast, and passes dramatic cliffs and headlands, Chesil Bank's impressive spit and Lulworth Cove, winding through... Read more
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  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • South West Coast Path
  • This new guide covers the third and last section of the South West Coast Path, from Plymouth to Poole Harbour (203 miles). This beautiful route includes 95 miles within England's only Natural World Heritage Site, the Jurassic Coast, and passes dramatic cliffs and headlands, Chesil Bank's impressive spit and Lulworth Cove, winding through... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2010
  • The Andalucían Coast to Coast Walk
  • The Andalucían Coast to Coast Walk from Guy Hunter-Watts is an illustrated guide to 21 days walk in the inland of southern Spain. The guide leads you along 430 kilometres of trails linking the Mediterranean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean, through the most beautiful tract of mountains and sierras. The route, from Maro near Nerja to Bolonia, along... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2010
  • The Andalucian Coast-to-coast Walk
  • This is a stunning 21-day walk to do as a whole or in part, taking you through the heart of Andalucia. The Andalucian Coast-to-Coast Walk is the fruit of acclaimed author and walking expert Guy Hunter-Watts' quest for a walking route that would link the region's most beautiful and ancient footpaths. The walk winds its way through six of... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2010
  • The Andalucian Coast-to-coast Walk
  • This is a stunning 21-day walk to do as a whole or in part, taking you through the heart of Andalucia. The Andalucian Coast-to-Coast Walk is the fruit of acclaimed author and walking expert Guy Hunter-Watts' quest for a walking route that would link the region's most beautiful and ancient footpaths. The walk winds its way through six of... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2016
  • Coast to Coast path
  • Fully revised 7th edition of this classic191-mile walk across northern England from the Irish Sea to the North Sea,inspired by Alfred Wainwright. Crossing three fabulous national parks - theLake District, the Yorkshire Dales, and the North York Moors - it samples thevery best of the English countryside - rugged mountains and lakes, gentle... Read more
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  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Bol.com
Belgium
2016
  • Coast to Coast path
  • Fully revised 7th edition of this classic191-mile walk across northern England from the Irish Sea to the North Sea,inspired by Alfred Wainwright. Crossing three fabulous national parks - theLake District, the Yorkshire Dales, and the North York Moors - it samples thevery best of the English countryside - rugged mountains and lakes, gentle... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2013
  • The Southern Upland Way
  • The Southern Upland Way is Scotland's Coast-to-Coast walk and the longest of the National Trails north of the Border. It runs for 212 miles (341km) from picturesque Portpatrick on the west coast across the Galloway and Border Hills to finish on the east coast at Cockburnspath south of Dunbar. On the way it passes through remote and romantic... Read more
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  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Bol.com
Belgium
2013
  • The Southern Upland Way
  • The Southern Upland Way is Scotland's Coast-to-Coast walk and the longest of the National Trails north of the Border. It runs for 212 miles (341km) from picturesque Portpatrick on the west coast across the Galloway and Border Hills to finish on the east coast at Cockburnspath south of Dunbar. On the way it passes through remote and romantic... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2018
  • Southern Upland Way
  • The Southern Upland Way is Scotland`s coast-to-coast walk and the longest of the nation`s Great Trails. 215 miles long, it links the pretty harbour village of Portpatrick on the west coast with Cockburnspath, a little south of Dunbar, in the east. The walk is at times a strenuous one, crossing the remote high moorland of the Galloway Hills,... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids The Southern Upland Way | Cicerone
  • Guidebook to the Southern Upland Way, a coast to coast walk through Galloway and the Scottish Borders. One of Scotland's Great Trails, the 347km (215 mile) route links Portpatrick on the west coast to Cockburnspath on the east, through diverse landscapes and rich natural and historical interest. It can be completed in around a fortnight. Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2012
  • A Northern Coast To Coast Walk
  • A guidebook to the famous Coast to Coast walk first popularised by Alfred Wainwright. The walk from St Bees Head in Cumbria to Robin Hood's Bay on Yorkshire's east coast is now one of the most popular long-distance walks in Britain. At 178 miles (300km) long, the trail can be easily walked within a two-week holiday period. The route is based on... Read more
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  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Bol.com
Belgium
2012
  • A Northern Coast To Coast Walk
  • A guidebook to the famous Coast to Coast walk first popularised by Alfred Wainwright. The walk from St Bees Head in Cumbria to Robin Hood's Bay on Yorkshire's east coast is now one of the most popular long-distance walks in Britain. At 178 miles (300km) long, the trail can be easily walked within a two-week holiday period. The route is based on... Read more
» Click to close
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
  • Also available from:
  • Bol.com, Netherlands
  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Coast to Coast Walk
  • This is the long-awaited brand new edition of what was the first guidebook to this classic walk since the Wainwright original. The Coast to Coast Walk has enjoyed a greater surge in popularity since recent TV exposure, and remains Britain's favourite long-distance walk. Savour 192 glorious miles from St Bees on the Cumbrian Coast to Robin... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Coast to Coast Walk
  • This is the long-awaited brand new edition of what was the first guidebook to this classic walk since the Wainwright original. The Coast to Coast Walk has enjoyed a greater surge in popularity since recent TV exposure, and remains Britain's favourite long-distance walk. Savour 192 glorious miles from St Bees on the Cumbrian Coast to Robin... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
2020
  • Yorkshire Dales Harvey Touring & Planning Map
  • Yorkshire Dales on a road map at 1:100,000 from Harvey Map Services with several enlargements showing main roads across local towns, plus descriptions of interesting locations, advice on public transport, etc. The map shows the Dales region with altitude colouring to indicate the region’s topography. Long-distance trails such as the Dales Way,... Read more
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2020
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