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Possibly my last word on the Coast to Coast walk

Coast to coast wrapup We finished the Coast to coast walk 5 days ago. My feet are starting to recover and I am now away on a business trip for a couple of weeks – Brussels, Barcelona and Copenhagen. It’s the way to roll. In packing for the trip I put away some of my […]

Coast to Coast walk gadget review

Coast to Coast walk gadget review Coast to Coast walk gadget review includes Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Runkeeper, OS Maps online, Fitbit, Pangea Tracker and the Leatherman multitool.  I carried with me a number of gadgets and used 2 main Apps on the coast to coast walk. Here’s what I thought of them. Samsung Galaxy […]

Coast to Coast walk Day 12 – the finishing line

Coast to Coast walk Day 12 – Glaisdale to Robin Hood’s Bay Follow the final day here. Coast to coast walk Day 12 is apparently one of real mixed emotions. We will be excited to have completed our challenge but also disappointed that the walk is over. This was succinctly put by Alfred Wainwright when […]

Coast to Coast walk Day 11 – we are staying at the Arncliffe Arms

Coast to Coast walk Day 11 – Clay Bank Top to Glaisdale Track today’s walk live. Day 11 of our Coast to Coast walk is another long one with the added attraction of the Lion Inn en route for a spot of lunch. We are also staying at another pub, the Arncliffe Arms. I quite […]

Coast to Coast Day 10 – Ingleby Cross to Clay Bank Top

Coast to Coast Day 10 – Ingleby Cross to Clay Bank Top Track our route live Coat to coast day 10, whilst relatively short in distance does involve a reasonably hefty climb and hence I’ve added a little more to our forecast time taken. This is also the only place where our accommodation is not […]

Coast to Coast walk Day 9 – 23 mile monster

Coast to Coast walk Day 9 – Richmond to Ingleby Cross Coast to Coast walk day 9 is the longest from a miles covered perspective with a trudge between the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorks Moors. At the start of this day we are two thirds of the way to the coast. Richmond by […]

Coast to Coast walk Day 8 – Reeth to Richmond

Coast to Coast walk Day 8 – Reeth to Richmond Follow today’s progress here. Day 8 of the Coast to Coast walk and we are into our second week. I already feel like a veteran. This is another relatively short day where we can finish early in Richmond to chill out a little and maybe […]

Coast to Coast walk day 7 – Yorkshire Dales

Coast to Coast walk Day 7 – Keld to Reeth Track today’s walk live. Day 7 of the Coast to coast walk is another shortun with what is notionally  gentle stroll between Keld and Reeth. There are two route options though. There is the high road taking in the mines or the low road along the […]

Coast to Coast walk Day 6 – a shortie to Keld

Coast to Coast walk Day 6 – Kirkby Stephen to Keld Click here to follow today’s walk. Day 6 of the coast to coast walk was the first shortish day spent walking between Kirby Stephen and Keld. In my forecasts I still had us taking over 6 1/2 hours which is down to the fact that […]

Coast to Coast walk Day 5 – long haul between National Parks

Coast to Coast walk Day 5 – Shap to Kirkby Stephen Click here to track today’s walk Day 5 of the coast to coast walk is a longun and considered to be a bit of a trudge between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. Actually, whilst we have left the most scenic bit of the […]

Coast to Coast walk Day 4 – the climb to Kidsty Pike

Coast to Coast walk Day 4 – Patterdale to Shap Track today’s walk live. The Coast to Coast walk Day 4 was rated by Wainwright himself as the toughest. The guidebooks reckon this is a 965m climb but my route plotted using the Ordnance Survey online took suggests it is more like 1,152m. I don’t […]

Coast to Coast walk Day 3 – 2 big climbs – urgh

Coast to Coast walk Day 3 – Rosthwaite to Patterdale Click here to track the walk Coast to Coast walk day 3 was always going to be one of the toughest. It involves two big climbs and is often split into two days walks by people with far more sense than us. So today we […]

Coast to Coast walk Day 2 – into the Lake District

Coast to Coast walk Day 2 – Ennerdale Bridge to Rosthwaite Coast to coast walk day 2 involves our first day in the Lake District. The day looks like having an easy start with a walk along Ennerdale Water, onwards alongside the River Liza and through Ennerdale Forest. We pass the famous Black Sail Youth Hostel […]

Coast to Coast Day 1 – St Bees to Ennerdale Bridge

Coast to Coast walk Day 1 – dipping our toes in the Irish Sea Click here to track our progress live Coast to Coast walk day 1 involves dipping our boots into the sea at St Bees. A short climb up to St Bees Head with Hannah Moor to our right. Weather permitting we should […]

Coast to Coast Walk Day 0 – the journey to St Bees

Coast to Coast walk day 0 Track my progress to the St Bees starting point live Coast to coast walk day 0 is basically me getting to St Bees for the start of the journey Didn’t get much sleep last night. Kept getting up to go to the loo. The excitement starting to take effect. […]

Coast to coast walk weather forecast

Coast to coast weather forecast ain’t particularly good The coast to coast weather is always pretty hit and miss. This is the UK after all and we are talking about the Lake District as a starting point. The average number of days with rain in the Lake District in May is 16. The rest of […]

Coast to coast walk broadband coverage

Coast to Coast broadband Thought it would be interesting to see what the Coast to Coast broadband coverage was likely to be during our walk in May. It will be most inconvenient is I cant upload stuff at the end of each day. I’m assuming that the daytime coverage in the mountains will be largely […]

Coast to coast tracking and other Galaxy S7 Edge stuff

Coast to Coast tech update This coast to coast tech update involves my new phone. Am liking the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge more and more especially as I discover more features. The double click on the home button when the screen is locked brings up the camera v quickly. This is very useful. The only issue […]

Coast to Coast sponsored walk accommodation update

Details of our coast to coast accommodation Quite a number of people have asked about accompanying us for some of the Coast to Coast walk. I now have the details of our coast to coast accommodation for each night so if you are considering coming along you can contact the B&B directly to check for […]

Coast to coast training update

Coast to Coast training progress The Coast to Coast sponsored walk is 27 days away so it’s time for an update on how the preparations are going. Since I pushed the button in January and bought a pair of boots I’ve been gradually upping the level of intensity of the “training”. As well as my […]

Coast to coast Sponsored Walk provisional schedule

coast to coast sponsored walk provisional schedule The Wainwright coast to coast sponsored walk provisional schedule is provided below. This is the route as prescribed by Alfred Wainwright. Saturday 30th April Travel to St Bees Sunday 1st May Walk St Bees to Ennerdale Bridge 14 miles (22.5 km) Monday 2nd May Walk Ennerdale Bridge to […]

Preparation for the coast to coast sponsored walk

coast to coast walk preparation – no pain no gain – my feet hurt 🙂 You may have read yesterday about my intention to do the Wainwright Coast to coast Sponsored to raise cash for Cancer Research UK. I am doing this in memory of my mother Eileen who died on may the 1st 2015, […]

Wainwright 190 mile Coast to Coast sponsored walk in aid of Cancer Research UK

Coast to coast sponsored walk On May 1st 2016 my son Tom and I will be setting off from St Bees in Cumbria on the West Coast of England to walk to Robin Hood’s Bay on the East Coast. This is a 190 mile coast to coast sponsored walk. We are doing it to raise […]


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