DATES: 11 - 22 August 2018

TRAIL TYPE: End to End

TOTAL DISTANCE: 330km (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.

CHECK OUT A PHOTO GALLERY OF 2017 trip HERE.

COST: AU$4000
INCLUDED: B&B / on trail lunches / luggage transfers / guides / your first ale each afternoon.

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

DOWNLOAD ITINERARY HERE.


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.

CURRENT ITINERARY PDF DOWNLOAD HERE.

ARRIVAL DAY / 10th August

Make way to Abode Hotel Manchester, near Piccadilly Station. Meet tour group. Afternoon shake out run around canals. approx 8km.

TRAVEL DAY / 11th August

Manchester to St Bees (Train)
Leisurely warm up run. Free time. 

Run Day 01 / 12th August

St Bees – Ennerdale Bridge
26km

Run Day 02 / 13th August

Ennerdale Bridge – Grasmere – via Haystack and High Stile
40.6km

Run Day 03 / 14th August

Grasemere – Bampton
37.6km

Run Day 04 / 15th August

Bampton – Kirkby Stephens
42.3km

Run Day 05 / 16th August

Kirkby Stephen – Keld
19.6km

Run Day 06 / 17th August

Keld – Richmond
40.6km

Run Day 07 / 18th August

Richmond – Ingleby Cross
38km

Run Day 08 / 19tH August

Ingleby Cross – Blakey
33km

Run Day 09 / 20tH August

Blakey – Grosmont
21.3km

Run Day 10 / 21ST August

Grosmont – Robin Hoods Bay
28km

TRAVEL DAY / 22ND August

Robin Hood Bay – Manchester (TRAIN) - flight home*
*You will arrive in Manchester approx. noon - 2pm in time for evening flights. We can drop directly to airport.
If you prefer to stay overnight in Manchester please arrange or we can book at cost on your behalf. 

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.