The Coast to Coast Way is beautiful in springtime

Season Coming to Life

  After a winter spent busily in the office processing all your bookings, getting special accommodations secured for our customers, handling marketing activities and all the myriad other tasks that go with running a specialist holiday business, it’s time to put our coats on and get ready for the season. The minibuses arrive and must be prepared – new, fresh branding on, a full clean, equipment boxes stocked, a few seats …

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Run – Eat – Sleep – Repeat

Running is becoming a popular way to tackle Yorkshire’s famous coast to coast route as Jonathan Turner finds out. For almost half a century, ramblers from across the world have been walking the Coast to Coast – a spectacular footpath stretching from St Bees in Cumbria to Robin Hood’s Bay, in Yorkshire and the longest of its kind in England. READ MORE – Y Magazine Article  

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Cross Country: trail running the coast-to-coast route

The 192-mile route over the Lake District and Pennines is usually plodded by hikers but our writer zips across on a new guided running trip   Burning with exertion, I shuffle up the hillside, a sweaty mess. Beside me, the heather is also dripping – with morning drizzle. A fresh, Lakeland breeze envelops me as I climb out of the sheep-speckled valley, mud squelching under my feet. This is trail …

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We Did It!

Mark Sandamas – Managing Director Coast to Coast Packhorse Oct. 17, 2017 “Of course it’s up that 33% hill – that Wainwright was a sadist” was our instruction from a Grosmont resident as we neared the end of our epic 190 mile run across Britain. A run that brought us into close contact with the best of the British countryside. Over the course of it we formed deep friendships and …

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Coast to Coast Interrupted

 Renee Lyons and Gareth Harding Nova Scotia Canada renflyons@gmail.com Sept. 20, 2017 We’re two retired scientist old fogies from Nova Scotia, Canada, that love the walking opportunities in Britain. It’s fantastic to casually enjoy beautiful scenery and wildlife, while looking forward to a pub lunch and a nice place to stay, and all the while, meeting interesting characters along the route. It is especially sweet to have a local tour …

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Peak Practice

How a 309km walk across the UK countryside in 13 days ignited a passion by Freeman McCall Dad and I arrived in England in mid-July to begin a 13-day walk across the width of the country and it was a typical UK summer. The sky was grey and gloomy, and the trains were on strike. The Coast to Coast is a long-distance footpath from St Bees in Cumbria to Robin …

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