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Wainwright's Coast-to-Coast Walk

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Address: England
Activities: Hiking

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Beautiful countryside.

Beautiful little church in Orton. Plenty paths for the intrepid walkers, beautiful village and area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Beautiful little church in Orton. Plenty paths for the intrepid walkers, beautiful village and area.

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Adelaide
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82 reviews 82 reviews
17 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

After researching this walk I was uncertain if my wife and I were capable of doing it. We like walking but hadn’t done any long distance hiking before, but we decided to “bite the bullet” and give it a go. We are both so glad we did. This is an absolutely fabulous walk. It isn’t easy but it is doable... More 

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Sawley, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
28 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We did the C2C in late July/early August over 12 days. We experienced only 30 minutes of rain during this time and the heat was blistering, particularly in the lake district requiring large amounts of water to be consumed. The whole experience was great, from the variety of B&Bs we stayed at, to the different people we met along the... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

We took the Sherpa assisted walking tour from coast to coast across Northern England in September 2014. Sherpa arranged the accommodation and transported our luggage between our nightly stays. This was a wonderful way to walk taking only a day pack with wet weather gear and lunch. The accommodation and food, mostly local pubs, was good by any standard. It... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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131 reviews 131 reviews
77 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This walk allows time to reflect, meet new friends and wonder at our amazing countryside. I completed this walk in the summer and only had two days of rain, however you must be prepared for all weather. Accommodation must be booked in advance in busy times as you will find it difficult to find places if not. I carried my... More 

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Australia
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31 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We have been an active walking couple and done many long distance walks over several decades. We no longer head off with heavy backpacks and small tents to spend days in the wilderness in remote parts of the planet. In recent years we have selected walks where we can get a clean bed and a shower if possible at each... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The days I spent walking on this were both challenging but also amazing. There was a huge amount of camaraderie with the People I met on the walk (and continued to bump in to some). The walk changes in tone through the 3 main sections, and my favourites are still the first 3, Lakes and Dales. The last section was... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Myself, my husband and our 9 year old son made a family decision this year to take on the coast to coast walk and its the best thing we ever did. We are a pretty active family but had no real walking experience. We completed it in 14 days and had a brilliant time. We booked all of our accommodation... More 

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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71 reviews 71 reviews
10 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Heard about the C2C during a casual conversation with a friend who was considering it and must admit I was hooked from the start. So, together with my brother and my best friend (all of us in our 60s), the four of us committed to this unique, once in a lifetime adventure. With little gear and even less hiking experience... More 

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Doncaster
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Our 13 day adventure is the BEST thing we have ever done and to be able to take our dog BLUE with us made it complete.The weather views and the people we walked with and met on route were fantastic we laughed our way across England.We stayed in some good bed and breakfast's and drank and ate in lot's of... More 

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