Coast to Coast: Walk Kirkby Stephen to Robin Hood's Bay

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5 Based on 1 Review
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Self-guided
  • Tour Code BM-16531
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Kirkby Stephen, England
  • Ends Robin Hoods Bay, England
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • The stunning Pennine Hills and North York Moors National Park
  • Chance to see an ancient steam train pull out from Grosmont railway station
  • Start your day with a full English breakfast, guilt-free!
  • Stunning views over the Pennine Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty from the summit at Nine Standards Rigg
  • Arriving at vibrant Robin Hood's Bay to celebrate your achievement
  • Staying at cozy small hotels, guesthouses & traditional, English pubs
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The trip "Coast To Coast: Walk Kirkby Stephen To Robin Hood's Bay" starts in Kirkby Stephen and ends in Robin Hoods Bay. It is a walking trip that takes 9 days taking you through Osmotherley, Egton Bridge, Keld and 5 other destinations in England. "Coast To Coast: Walk Kirkby Stephen To Robin Hood's Bay" is a self-guided private trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Walk part of the Coast to Coast Walk through the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors at your own pace. Rollup, rollup for the second half of Alfred Wainwright’s masterpiece! Starting about halfway, this section of the Coast to Coast walk has some long days and steep climbs & descents. You will be rewarded with great views.
Start your holiday with hiking from the Pennines AONB into the Yorkshire Dales and over the mystical Nine Standards Rigg summit. Follow the beautiful River Swale for a couple of days before reaching the old market town of Richmond. There follows a marathon section to link up with the North York Moors National Park from where you’ll roller coaster around to the North Sea Coast. Make a triumphant entrance into Robin Hood’s Bay where a celebratory pint, bottle of Champagne or ice cream whilst standing in the sea is in order.
Along the way you will be amazed at the variety of the dry stone walls, charming little English villages and just how much that you get to eat for a full English cooked breakfast. There are cozy small hotels, guesthouses and pubs to stay at on this tour. These, as well as the rich variety of the people that you meet enroute, reflect something of the great diversity of England.
The end of this part of the Coast to Coast has two long days, you can also opt for our 11-day version of this route that breaks up these days between Richmond and Blakey (trip code WCO). Scroll down to find an overview of all Coast to Coast walking options to choose from.
  • Day 1 : Arrive Kirkby Stephen
  • Day 2 : Kirkby Stephen to Keld 24 km/14.5 miles, 6 h
  • Day 3 : Keld to Reeth 20 km/12.5 miles , 5 h
  • Day 4 : Reeth to Richmond 20 km /12.5 miles, 5 h
  • Day 5 : Richmond to Osmotherley 39 km /24 miles, 9 h
  • Day 6 : Osmotherley to Blakey 34 km /21 miles, 8-9 h
  • Day 7 : Blakey to Egton Bridge 16 km/10 miles, 4 h or Grosmont 17.5 km/11 miles
  • Day 8 : Egton Bridge or Grosmont to Robin Hood's Bay 25.7 km/16 miles, 7 h
  • Day 9 : Arrangements end after breakfast
  • 8 nights accommodation on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities where available
  • 8 breakfasts
  • One piece of luggage per person transferred from Inn to Inn, not exceeding 18kg
  • Information pack including route notes & maps (1 pack per room booked)
  • Emergency hotline
  • GPX Files
  • Lunch, Dinner and drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Travel to the start and from the end point of the trip
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses such as laundry and phone calls
  • Unscheduled transfers required during the trip
  • Excess Luggage
  • A supplement will apply if you are travelling solo or book a single room
  • Guide - this is a self guided holiday
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  • On Oct 04 2022
5 - Excellent
I had a very well planned and arranged trip on the East Coast to Coast from Kirkby Stephen to Robin Hood's Bay. The accommodations arranged were comfortable, friendly, and well situated along the trail. The bag transport worked... Read more
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Coast to Coast: Walk Kirkby Stephen to Robin Hood's Bay tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 23 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 August 2024, a deposit of 190 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 69 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Coast to Coast: Walk Kirkby Stephen to Robin Hood's Bay tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Coast to Coast: Walk Kirkby Stephen to Robin Hood's Bay tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
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