Burgundy Cycle

I had a very good time in France. The trip was well organized and the scenery beautiful, we travelled through some wonderfull villages and tasted some great wines. I would certainly consider arranging another trip through U-tracks and will suggest using you guys to any friends or colleagues that I can.

T.R. | Canada
 
 

St Bees to Kirkby Stephen

An abundance of scenic highlights has led to the 'Coast to Coast' walk being regarded as one of the world's great hikes. From the Irish Sea coast, through the Lake District National Park ending at the quaint market town of Kirkby Stephen, this shorter version offers time starved walkers a real taste of some of the best sections of the trail. Much of the walk passes through the Lakes District, rugged mountains, stunning lakes and pretty villages. This is walking at its best with opportunities to extend your day by ascending small peaks, or shortening days by adding additional nights. The journey ends on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, steeped in traditions and oozing with classic English countryside scenery, a fitting end to an exhilarating adventure.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive St Bees
DAY 2 Walk to Ennerdale Bridge at the edge of the Lake District National Park (6hrs)
DAY 3 Continue walk to Borrowdale (7hrs)
DAY 4 Classic lakeside scenery enroute to Grasmere (5hrs)
DAY 5 Another great walking day to Patterdale via Grisedale Pass (5.5/7.5hrs)
DAY 6 Walk to Shap over Kidsty Pike, the highest point on the route (7-9hrs)
DAY 7 Easier terrain to finish the walk in Kirkby Stephen (8hrs)
DAY 8 Trip concludes

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Trip Code: UCT
Trip Grading: Moderate to Challenging
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Inn to Inn Walking
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Next Trip:  Daily from 11 Apr to 03 Oct
price: £520.00 GBP

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