Unfinished Business on the Coast to Coast

Coast to Coast

Our colleague Lucy walked the first half of the Coast to Coast path 25 years ago. The route travels right across the north of England through the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors national parks.

Lucy and Eleanor

Back then Lucy and her school friend Eleanor had recently completed their Duke of Edinburgh gold expedition and decided that they wanted a ‘little’ adventure of their own. So off they went from sunny St Bees with incredibly large rucksacks packed with everything they could possibly need for a week’s walking and camping. It was challenging work and Lucy tells us she can still recall the long climb up to Red Pike on the high route. It was more than worth the effort however, as the pair were rewarded with superb views and memories that have remained with them ever since.

Lunch Break

A quarter of a century later, Lucy is heading off tomorrow from Kirkby Stephen to complete the walk. This time however Lucy is doing it Mickledore style and having her luggage transported, is staying in B&Bs, guesthouses and Inns and carrying a much lighter day bag. Along the way, Lucy will gain knowledge of the route as well as get to meet some of our accommodation providers too.

Click here to read about Lucy’s Coast to Coast walk.

Client Feedback

I am a repeat customer, having done Coast to Coast with you in 2013. I knew everything would well-planned and easy from prior experience, and you didn’t disappoint. The trip was very-well designed, the accommodations very nice, and the logistics were flawless. I was able to focus just on the enjoyment of walking and leave the logistics/planning to you. I also appreciate how clear and honest you are in your dealings.

Pembrokeshire Coast Path, August 2019
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Everything ran so well and I had a lovely trouble free time.

Cotswold Way, September 2019
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Mickledore have proved themselves to be an extremely reliable and trustworthy company on all of the three holidays I’ve now booked with them.

South Downs Way, September 2019
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