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Here comes the science…

Coast to Coast itinerary.

St Bees B&B : Stonehouse Farm, CA27 0DE. 01946 822224. NX971118.
Porridge rating (PR) – 7/10.

Day 1. St Bees to Ennerdale Bridge, 16 miles.
B&B – Low Cock How Farm, CA23 3AQ. 01946 861354. NY057143.
PR – 8/10.

Day 2. Ennerdale Bridge to Rosthwaite, 16 miles.
B&B – Gillercombe, CA12 5XG. 017687 77602. NY262137.
PR – 5/10.

Day 3. Rosthwaite to Patterdale, 18 miles.
B&B – Greenbank Farm, CA11 0NR. 017684 82292. NY397145.
PR – 6/10.

Day 4. Patterdale to Shap, 16 miles.
B&B – New Ing Lodge, CA10 3LX. 01931 716719. NY562154.
PR – 2/10 (and that’s generous).

Day 5. Shap to Kirkby Stephen, 20 miles.
B&B – Lockholme, CA17 4SN. 017683 71321. NY772080.
PR – 5/10.

Day 6. Kirkby Stephen to Keld, 13 miles.
B&B – The Keld Lodge, DL11 6LL. 01748 886259. NY892009.
PR – n/a. (Buffet breakfast, and you’ll get what you’re given)

Day 7. Keld to Reeth, 11 miles.
B&B – Hackney House, DL11 6TW. 01748 884302. SE039992.
PR – n/a. (Too early)

Day 7. Reeth to Richmond, 11 miles.
B&B – Beechfield, DL10 4PN. 01748 824060. NZ176015.
PR – n/a. (Too early)

Day 8. Richmond to Ingleby Cross, 23 miles.
B&B – Elstavale, DL6 3LZ. 01609 882302. NZ445009.
PR – 7/10.

Day 9. Ingleby Cross to Chop Gate, 12 miles.
B&B – Beakhills Farm, TS9 7JJ. 01642 778371. NZ545024.
PR – 8.5/10.

Day 10. Chop Gate to Glaisdale, 19 miles.
B&B – Beggar’s Bridge B&B, YO21 2QL. 01947 897409. NZ783055.
PR – 8/10.

Day 11. Glaisdale to Robin Hood’s Bay, 19 miles.
B&B – Streonshalh, YO22 4RQ. 01947 881065. NZ951054.
PR – n/a (fry-up today!)

Guide books.

I took Stedman’s Coast to Coast Path, but would recommend M. Wainwright’s The Coast to Coast Walk.

Maps.

OS Explorers 303, OL4, OL5, OL19, OL30, OL26 and OL27.

Hope this helps!

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