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Wainwright's Coast-to-Coast

Location: England (Yorkshire & Cumbria) Distance: 197 miles (317km)

Fri 18 September: train from Chelmsford to London, then train from London to Carlisle. B&B in Carlisle.

Sat 19 Train from Carlisle to St Bees for breakfast. St Bees - Cleater (lunch at the Three Tuns) - Ennerdale Bridge. 15 miles B&B at Low Moorend Farm, Ennerdale (£8.00) Dinner at the Shepherd’s Inn Hotel.

Sun 20 Ennerdale - Rosthwaite. (JM & BC via the High Stile Alternative). 13 miles Dinner, B&B at the Scafell Hotel, Rosthwaite. (£32.50 incl £11 dinner)

Mon 21 Rosthwaite - Patterdale. 17 miles Dinner, B&B at the White Lion Hotel, Patterdale. (£18.50 incl £6 dinner)

Tue 22 Patterdale to Shap. 16 miles B&B at the Kings Arms Hotel (£10.00)

Wed 23 Shap to Kirkby Stephen. 17 miles B&B at the Black Horse (Black Bull?), Kirkby Stephen. (£10.00) Dinner at the Kings Arms Hotel ("Margaret Thatcher’s" mother’s pub) Thu 24 Kirkby Stephen to Gunnerside. 16 miles Dinner, B&B at Low Oxnup, Gunnerside. (£15.50 incl dinner) Bruce, John, Barry & Ian walked to the Farmer’s Arms in Muker for evening drinks.

Fri 25 Gunnerside - Reeth (lunch at the Black Bull) - Richmond. 19 miles B&B at Church House, Richmond. (£8.50)

Sat 26 Richmond - Danby Wiske - Ingleby Cross. 23 miles (lunch at the White Swan, Danby Wiske where we signed the C-to-C book & saw Wainwright’s signature from his televised second, visit) B&B at the Bluebell Inn, Ingleby Cross. (£8.00) Dinner at the inn.

Sun 27 Ingleby Cross to Great Broughton. 13 miles B&B - Mrs & Mrs Mead, Hilton House, Great Broughton.(£8.50) Dinner at the Jet Miner’s Arms.

Mon 28 Great Broughton to Glaisdale. 20 miles B&B at the Angler's Rest, Glaisdale. (£10.00) Dinner at the Angler’s Rest.

Tue 29 Glaisdale to Robin Hoods Bay. 19 miles B&B at Mount Pleasant North, Robin Hoods Bay. (£8.00) Drinks at the Bay Hotel then dinner and drinks at the Black Bull Inn.

Wed 30 Bus from Robin Hoods Bay to Scarborough, train to York, train to Kings Cross, train home.