COAST2COAST PUB2PUB

TOUR DATES: 9 August - 23 August 2019

INCLUSIONS: TRANSPORT FROM/TO MANCHESTER / B&B or TRADITIONAL PUB STYLE ACCOMMODATION + ABODE HOTEL MANCHESTER x 1 NIGHT / 2X GUIDES / DAILY BAG TRANSFERS / CONTINGENCY AND SAFETY / ALL BREAKFASTS & LUNCHES / FIRST PINT (ALE OR NON-ALCOHOLIC DRINK).

TRAIL TYPE: End to End

TOTAL DISTANCE: 330km (approx)

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

HIGHEST POINT: 780m - Kidsty Pike

DIFFICULTY: Easy(ish) in terms of terrain, but 25-30km day upon day can tire you!

DURATION TOTAL/ON TRAIL: 12/10

ACCOMMODATION ON TRAIL:  Accommodation is in a variety of B&Bs, guest-houses and country inns/hotels, pending availability when tour is booked. Rooms will be twin share and en-suite wherever available or otherwise with adequate bathroom facilities. Single occupancy tariff applies. 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. And artisan gins. And scones and jam. And tea.

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. Gin.

RUNNER HANDBOOK DOWNLOAD

Download the Runners Handbook for 2019 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.

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ARRIVAL DAY / 9th August

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

TRAVEL DAY / 10th August

Manchester to St Bees by Mini Bus
Leisurely warm up run 3-5km. Free time. 

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Run Day 01 / 11th August

St Bees – Ennerdale Bridge
26km

Run Day 02 / 12th August

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

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Run Day 03 / 13th August

Grasemere – Bampton
37.6km

Run Day 04 / 14th August

Bampton – Kirkby Stephens
42.3km

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Run Day 05 / 15th August

Kirkby Stephen – Keld
19.6km

Run Day 06 / 16th August

Keld – Richmond
40.6km

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Run Day 07 / 17th August

Richmond – Ingleby Cross
38km

Run Day 08 / 18th August

Ingleby Cross – Blakey
33km

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Run Day 09 / 19th August

Blakey – Grosmont
21.3km

Run Day 10 / 20th August

Grosmont – Robin Hoods Bay
28km

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TRAVEL DAY / 21st August

Robin Hood Bay – Manchester – 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: 340km

(including Manchester and St Bees warm up RUNS)

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.