C2C Services

Creating hassle free holidays…

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Coast to Coast Packhorse
The UK’s only travel company specialising in Alfred Wainwright’s C2C Way route.

Our Mission

Our mission is to sprinkle a little bit of magic to create unforgettable memories in our very own, beautiful, Great Britain.

Services for Coast to
Coast Way Travellers

We provide a comprehensive range of services creating a supportive backdrop to your Coast to Coast trip. Where you may wish to organise your own accommodation, we can provide as much or as little support as required. We’re based on the Coast to Coast route in Kirkby Stephen, so our team can cover all the logistical assistance you may need.

Our 2024 season runs from 1st April to 20th October, and provides the flexibility to book on any date throughout our season.

Secure Car Parking
  • Located at our minibus meeting point in Kirkby Stephen
  • Fully secure with permanent site staff
  • Only a short walk from the centre of Kirkby Stephen
  • £6.85 per car per day
Daily Baggage Transfers
  • Excellent working relationship will all accommodation hosts
  • Regular as clockwork and fully reliable
  • Tags and labels sent out to you in advance
  • Excess baggage storage and delivery to final destination
  • Prices:
    • For walkers and runners – £15.50 per move
    • For walkers and runners – £20.00 per move if booking less than 24 hours before first transfer
    • For cyclists – £17.50 per move
    • For cyclists – £22.00 per move if booking less than 24 hours before first transfer
PLEASE NOTE:

We only transport baggage from West to East along the route.

Ennerdale Cat Crag, Black Sail, Helvellyn, Beak Hills Farm, South Side Farm,  Eskdale , Boggle Hole YH and several accommodations located down in the old village of Robin Hoods Bay cannot be serviced. Bags for these places are retained overnight and dropped at the next location the following day – so you just need to take your essential overnight gear with you.  Bags for Boggle Hole Youth Hostels and others in Robin Hoods Bay can be left at Bay Taxis in Thorpe Lane, Robin Hoods Bay. (small surcharge applicable).

You are responsible for making sure the place you have booked to stay is fully accessible to our drivers to drop and collect from between 8am-4pm. If you are using an AirBnB or similar you must give us any access code or instructions. Please be aware that if our driver is unable to obtain access then your bag will not be dropped / collected.

The maximum weight limit per bag is 18kg.

Passenger Transfers
  • Start/Finish Service
    • Kirkby Stephen to St. Bees (08.00 daily)
    • Robin Hood’s Bay to Kirkby Stephen (16.00 daily)
  • Fully licensed to carry fare paying passengers
  • Back up passenger transfers offered across the full route (west to east/availability permitting)
  • Prices:
    • For walkers and runners – £42.50 per person per move
    • For cyclists – £52.50 per person per move (including bike)
  • Back-up passenger transfer cost on request

All accommodations located in the towns and villages on the route can be serviced as long as they are accessible and on our minibus routing – please just ask if in any doubt.

We regularly service:

St Bees Reeth
Cleator/ Moor Row Richmond
Ennerdale Bridge Danby Wiske
Rosthwaite Ingleby Cross
Stonethwaite Osmotherley
Borrowdale Clay Bank Top
Grasmere Blakey
Patterdale Glaisdale
Bampton Egton Bridge
Shap Grosmont
Orton Littlebeck
Kirkby Stephen Hawsker
Keld Robin Hood’s Bay

Based at Kirkby Stephen, close to the trail’s halfway mark, our team provides a comprehensive range of services, thus creating a supportive backdrop to your self-guided trip.

Address: 20 Wild Boar, St Lukes Road, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria CA17 4HT

Choose A Service…

Cycling Services

St Bees to Robin Hoods Bay

Walking Services

St Bees to Robin Hoods Bay

Running Services

St Bees to Robin Hoods Bay

“I was totally transfixed, unable to believe my eyes.” Alfred Wainwright