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This page is a list of facts about the Coast-to-Coast walk including:
The mileage between principal stops.
Links to the Youth Hostels along or near the route.
Some addresses that you may find useful.

You may also find it valuable to visit the following sites:
Sherpa Van - the Sherpa Van Project provides a back-up service for walkers and cyclists following long distance foot trails and cycleways in Britain. They have a good set of downloadable trail planning guides in PDF format.
The Coast to Coast Accommodation and Services Guide - a well laid out and informative site.
Railtrack Travel Information - the most comprehensive source of railway timetables on the Internet.
The National Express Site for bus timetables.
The English Tourist Board for more about Tourist Information Centres. logo to search for guidebooks.
The Packhorse for passenger, baggage and bicycle transport along the Coast to Coast route.

Top Youth Hostels
From To Kilometres Miles
St. Bees Ennerdale 22 13.8
Detour via Wast Water:
Ennerdale Wast Water 22 13.8
Wast Water Borrowdale 10 6.3
Ennerdale Borrowdale 23 14.5
Borrowdale Grasmere 161 10
Grasmere Patterdale 13 8.3
Patterdale Shap 26 16.3
Shap Kirkby Stephen 32 20
Kirkby Stephen Keld 21 13.1
Keld Reeth 18 11.3
Reeth Richmond 18 11.3
Richmond Danby Wiske 22 13.8
Danby Wiske Ingleby Cross 14 8.8
Ingleby Cross Clay Bank 19 11.9
Clay Bank Lion Inn 14 8.8
Lion Inn Grosmont 21 13.1
Grosmont Robin Hood's Bay 22 13.8

1 A longer route by the Langdale Pikes. The usual route is 14 kilometres (9 miles) via Greenup Edge. Back

Top Mileage Addresses
Youth Hostels
Ennerdale Youth Hostel Black Sail Youth Hostel
Honister Hause Youth Hostel Borrowdale Youth Hostel
Thorney How Youth Hostel (Grasmere) Butterlip How Youth Hostel (Grasmere)
Patterdale Youth Hostel Helvellyn Youth Hostel
Kirkby Stephen Youth Hostel Keld Lodge Youth Hostel
Grinton Lodge Youth Hostel Osmotherley Youth Hostel
Boggle Hole Youth Hostel
Top Youth Hostels
Some Useful Addresses
Ramblers' Association
2nd floor Camelford House,
87-90 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TW
Phone +44 (0)20 7339 8500
Fax +44 (0)20 7339 8501
Friends of the Lake District
No.3, Yard 77,
Highgate, Kendal,
Cumbria LA9 4ED
Tel: 0539-720788
Yorkshire Dales Society
Otley Civic Centre,
Cross Green, Otley,
West Yorkshire LS21 1HD
Tel: 0943-607868
Youth Hostels Association
Lakeland Regional Office,

Barclays Bank Chambers,
Crescent Road, Windermere,
Cumbria LA23 lEA
Tel: 05394-42301
Youth Hostels Association
Northern Regional Office,

D Floor, Milburn House,
Dean Street,
Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE1 1LF
Tel: 091-221 2101
Information - Tourist Boards and National Parks
Cumbria Tourist Board
Holly Road, Windermere,
Cumbria LA23 2AQ
Tel: 05394-44444
Lake District National Park Visitor Services
Brockhole, Windermere,
Cumbria LA23 1LJ
Tel: 05394-46601
North York Moors National Park Information Service
The Old Vicarage,
Bondgate, Helmsley,
York YO6 5BP
Tel: 0439-70657
Yorkshire & Humberside Tourist Board
312 Tadcaster Road,
York YO2 2HF
Tel: 0904-707961
Yorkshire Dales National Park Information
Hebden Road,
Grassington, Skipton,
North Yorkshire BD23 5LB
Tel: 0756-752748
Information - on or near the walk
Whitehaven Tourist Information
Civic Centre,
Lowther Street, Whitehaven,
Cumbria CA28 7DG
Tel: 0946-695678
Egremont Tourist Information
2 Main Street,
Cumbria CA22 2DW
Tel: 0946-820693
Seatoller National Park Information
Seatoller Barn, Seatoller,
Keswick, Cumbria CA12 5XN
Tel: 059684-294
Grasmere National Park Information
Redbank Road,
Grasmere, Ambleside,
Cumbria LA22 9SW
Tel: 05394-35245
Glenridding National Park Information
Car park,
Glenridding, Penrith,
Tel: 08532-414
Kirkby Stephen Tourist Information
Market Square, Kirkby Stephen,
Cumbria CA17 4QN
Tel: 07683-71199
Reeth Tourist Information
Swaledale Folk Museum,
Reeth Green,
Reeth, Richmond,
North Yorkshire DL11 6QT
Tel: 0748-84517
Richmond Tourist Information
Friary Gardens,
Victoria Road,
North Yorkshire DL10 4AJ
Tel: 0748-850252
Northallerton Tourist Information
The Applegarth,
North Allerton,
North Yorkshire DL7 8LZ
Tel: 0609-776864
The Moors Centre
North Yorkshire YO21 1DH
Tel: 0287-660654
Whitby Tourist Information
New Quay Road,
North Yorkshire YO21 1DH
Tel: 0947-602674
Major Bus Operators
Cumberland Motor Services
Tangier Street, Whitehaven
Tel: 0946-63222
United Automobile Services
Grange Road, Darlington,
County Durham DL1 5NL
Tel: 0325-468771
Tees & District Transport Company
Newport Road Bus Station, Middlesborough,
Cleveland TS1 5AH
Tel: 0642-210131
Scarborough & District Motor Services
Valley Bridge Garage, Scarborough,
North Yorkshire
Tel: 0723-375463