Wainwright's Coast To Coast - Western Route

A walk across the Lake District from St Bees on the coast to Kirkby Stephen on Cumbria's eastern border covering the western part of Wainwright's famous Coast to Coast


  • Lake District

  • 8 nights

  • Half Board

  • Coast to Coast Walk

    Continuous Walks


  • 14th May 2022 – 22nd May 2022

  • See website for other dates

Tour code: 77908

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Last Modified: 2nd September 2021

Holiday Highlights

See what's planned

  • Tackle the western trail of this iconic route from St Bees to Kirkby Stephen
  • Seven days walking covering 85 miles
  • Begin on the Cumbrian coast at St Bees with a spectacular clifftop walk
  • Before leaving the Lake District National Park, you’ll have experienced some of the best high-level hikes, lake shore walks and spectacular views England has to offer
  • Sections include St Bees to Ennerdale, Ennerdale to Seatoller, Seatoller to Grasmere, Grasmere to Patterdale, Patterdale to Burnbanks, Burnbanks to Orton and Orton to Kirkby Stephen

Our holiday walking grades


Grade 6

Full day walks with appreciable amounts of ascent and descent.

These walks are in more remote areas such as Andorra or northern Portugal.

Similar to Grade 5, but with most of the walks at the upper level of ascent/descent, time and distance.