DATES: 13 - 24 August 2017

TRAIL TYPE: End to End

TOTAL DISTANCE: 309km (approx)

TOTAL ASCENT: 1560 (not that much over 300km!)

HIGHEST POINT: 780m - Kidsty Pike

DIFFICULTY: Easy in terms of terrain, but 25+km day upon day can tire you!

DURATION TOTAL/ON TRAIL: 12/10

ACCOMMODATION ON TRAIL:  Accommodation is in in a variety of B&Bs, guest-houses and country inns/hotels, pending availability when tour is booked. Rooms will be en-suite wherever available or otherwise with adequate bathroom facilities. Breakfasts included in accommodation, basic packed lunches provided each day. Evening meals will be taken together, but are at own cost usually at nearby pubs or at the overnight accommodation where offered.

HIGHLIGHTS: The Lakes District, Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors, pubs and ales.

COST: UK£2200 / US$2900/ AU$3790
INCLUDED: B&B / lunch / luggage transfers / guides / your first ale.

NOT INCLUDED: Flights to-from Manchester / dinners / insurance / your second ale.


ITINERARY

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS ITINERARY IS INDICATIVE ONLY AND MAY CHANGE TO SUIT CONDITIONS, NEW INFORMATION OR REGULATIONS.  THE FINAL ITINERARY WILL BE CONFIRMED CLOSER TO DEPARTURE.

TRAVEL DAY / 13th August

Manchester to St Bees (Train)

Run Day 01 / 14th August

St Bees – Ennerdale Bridge
14 Miles / 22.5km

Run Day 02 / 15th August

Ennerdale Bridge – Rosthwaite – via Haystack and High Stile
14.5 miles / 23km

Run Day 03 / 16th August

Rosthwaite – Patterdale via Helvellyn
17.5 Miles / 28km

Run Day 04 / 17th August

Patterdale – Shap
18 Miles /29km

Run Day 05 / 18th August

Shap – Kirkby Stephen
21 Miles / 34km

Run Day 06 / 19th August

Kirkby Stephen – Reeth
23 Miles / 37km

Run Day 07 / 20th August

Reeth – Danby Wiske
25 Miles /40.2km

Run Day 08 / 21st August

Danby Wiske – Clay Bank Top
21 Miles / 34km

Run Day 09 / 22nd August

Clay Bank Top – Grosmont
22.5 Miles /36km

Run Day 10 / 23rd August

Grosmont – Robin Hoods Bay
15.5 Miles /25km

TRAVEL DAY / 24th August

Robin Hood Bay – Manchester (TRAIN)

TOTAL KM: 309km

COOL FACT: In 1991, the route was run in 39 hours 36 minutes and 52 seconds by Mike Hartley, setting a new record; this beat the previous record set in 1985 by Mike Cudahy, who completed it in 46 hours 49 minutes.