Click here for our latest Covid-19 information

Wainwright's Coast to Coast

An iconic walk across England via the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors

3 to 19 nights
18-190 miles
Moderate to Demanding / Strenuous

Contours Self-Guided Walking Holidays

Contours provide everything you need to discover the Coast to Coast Walk at your own pace.

Coast to Coast Walk

  • Journey through the magnificent scenery of the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors National Parks along one of England’s most famous trails.

  • Visit the array of charming villages and welcoming towns scattered along the route, and learn about the area’s cultural, industrial and territorial history.

  • Clamber over rugged mountains, meander through pretty valleys and traverse expansive heather moorland on an epic coast-to-coast adventure filled with diversity.

Standard
Interactive
© Contours Walking Holidays Coast to Coast Walk map
St Bees to Robin Hood's Bay
190 miles (304 km)
14th March to 31st October

Available tours

CodeTourDurationDifficultyPrice per person
CCW1 From St Bees to Robin Hood's Bay 13 nights, 12 days walking Demanding / Strenuous£1035
CCW2 From St Bees to Robin Hood's Bay 14 nights, 13 days walking Demanding / Strenuous£1115
CCW3 From St Bees to Robin Hood's Bay 15 nights, 14 days walking Demanding£1190
CCW4 From St Bees to Robin Hood's Bay 16 nights, 15 days walking Demanding£1270
CCW5 From St Bees to Robin Hood's Bay 17 nights, 16 days walking Moderate / Demanding£1350
CCW6 From St Bees to Robin Hood's Bay 18 nights, 17 days walking Moderate / Demanding£1430
CCW7 From St Bees to Robin Hood's Bay 19 nights, 18 days walking Moderate£1510

Select a tour

About Contours Holidays

Contours Walking Holidays organise self-guided walking tours in the UK and Ireland. We arrange everything so that you can walk your chosen route at your own pace. Our holidays are flexible, customisable and suit walkers of all ages and abilities. We also cater for solo travellers, groups, families and walkers with dogs, thanks to our extensive selection of itineraries.

What's included

Shorter Walks

Not keen on tackling the full Coast to Coast? Then look to our alternative routes on this trail below, or browse the rest of our website. We have a range of over one hundred unique trails, each with their own special charm, so you're sure to find a self-guided walking holiday that suits you.

Routes on this trail

Coast to Coast Walk - East Section
8 to 11 nights
107 miles
Moderate+
Dog friendly
From £685 per person
A walking holiday from Kirkby Stephen to Robin Hood's Bay along the iconic Coast to Coast Walk.Find Out More
Coast to Coast Walk
13 to 19 nights
190 miles
Moderate+
Dog friendly
From £1,035 per person
A world-famous walk from St. Bees to Robin Hood's Bay across the breadth of northern England.Find Out More
Coast to Coast Short Break - Central Section
3 nights
22 miles
Moderate
Dog friendly
From £280 per person
A short walking holiday from Keld to Richmond along a central stretch of the Coast to Coast Walk.Find Out More
Coast to Coast Walk - West Section
6 to 9 nights
83 miles
Moderate+
Dog friendly
From £515 per person
A walk from St. Bees to Kirkby Stephen via the beautiful Lake District National Park.Find Out More
Coast to Coast Short Break - West Section
3 nights
18 miles
Moderate
Dog friendly
From £280 per person
A short self-guided walk along the western stretch of the Coast to Coast Walk from Rosthwaite to Patterdale.Find Out More

Customer reviews from the Coast to Coast Walk

“I really appreciated all the support I received. Every question I asked was promptly responded to in an email.”
Ms Feist, Canada
“I wanted to say THANK YOU – your entire staff – for making everything so smoothly, for always quickly responding, and ensuring that we had a great trip. With a group of our size, everything went so smoothly and everyone was so hospitable and helpful.”
Ms Goethals, USA
“We had a great time. Got great views especially in The Lakes and the number of birds and wildflowers just grew and grew. It was excellent.”
Mr Wagstaff, UK
“We did this walk the second time and it was again an exciting experience. The organisation was perfect. You couldn’t do better.”
Mr Sieber, Switzerland
“Wonderful walking and we were fortunate with weather.”
Mrs Meiklejohn, UK
“I went on a partial reverse Coast to Coast walk with you in May this year with my daughter and son-in-law (part of the time only). We had a thoroughly enjoyable time and your organisation was excellent throughout. We also noted that those you contract speak highly of Contour Holidays.”
Mr Tweed, UK
“Everything was organized perfectly”
Mr Buchwalder, Switzerland
“It was a fantastic walk, even if the rain and the very wet moors were a challenge for our knees ... and our shoes! We enjoyed every day! The hospitality was outstanding and the landscapes wonderful!”
Mrs Allemann, Switzerland
“We enjoy walking and the Coast to Coast walk is a genuinely sociable experience because you meet so many other walkers. The accommodation was all good and some was excellent. All very efficiently organised by you in record time.”
Mrs Meiklejohn, Scotland