Coast to Coast Path: 109 Large-Scale Walking Maps & Guides to 33 Towns and Villages - Planning, Places to Stay, Places to Eat - St Bees to (Paperback)
Fully revised 9th edition of this classic 191-mile walk across northern England from the Irish Sea to the North Sea, inspired by Alfred Wainwright. Crossing three fabulous national parks - the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, and the North York Moors - it samples the very best of the English countryside - rugged mountains and lakes, gentle dales and stone-built villages; wild moorland; sea cliffs and fishing villages. - 10 town plans and 109 large-scale walking maps - at just under 1:20,000 - showing route times, places to stay, places to eat, points of interest and much more. These are not general-purpose maps but fully-edited maps drawn by walkers for walkers.- Itineraries for all walkers - whether walking the route in its entirety over two weeks or sampling the highlights on day walks and short breaks- Practical information for all budgets - camping, bunkhouses, hostels, B&Bs, pubs and hotels; St Bees through to Robin Hood's Bay - where to stay, where to eat, what to see, plus detailed street plans- Comprehensive public transport information - for all access points on the Coast to Coast Path- Flora and fauna - four page full color flower guide, plus an illustrated section on local wildlife- Green hiking - understanding the local environment and minimizing our impact on it- GPS waypoints. These are also downloadable from the Trailblazer website- Plus extra colour sections: 16pp colour introduction and 16pp of colour mapping for stage sections (one stage per page) with trail profiles.
Henry Stedman is a hiker of considerable experience, having hiked in many parts of Europe, Asia and Africa. He has been writing guidebooks for more than 20 years.Stuart Butler, who updated this guide, is a journalist and photographer who has written numerous guidebooks for Lonely Planet.