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A selection of Coast to Coast (C2C) routes in the Uk. The well known routes are here plus some you may not have seen before. Click on any of the maps titles in the scrollable list on the right to see each individual C2C Route in more detail. GPX files are available to download for each route too.

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C2C: One Week Coast To Coast Trek Jump to location

This is an Irish Sea to North Sea coast to coast route designed to be walked in eight days. The route follows The Limestone Link from Arnside to Kirkby Lonsdale. It continues on public rights of way and roads to Osmotherley via Ribblehead, Bainbridge, Askrigg, Leyburn, Hunton, Hackforth, Yafforth and Brompton. It then follows the Cleveland Way to Saltburn-by-the-Sea. http://bit.ly/J43XzO

Beacons: 1442 | Distance: 140 miles | Height Gain: 14,882 ft

 

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C2C: Snowdonia to the Gower Jump to location

Climb the peaks of Carneddau & Glyders, drop down through Llanberis Pass then up Snowdon, the Moelwyns, the Rhinogs, Cadair Idris & the Tarrens before descending into the Dyfi valley & Machynlleth. Then pass Bwlch Hyddgen, Plynlimon, Rheidol & enter the Elan valley. Cross Carmarthen Fan & the Black Mountain over the Lliw Hills, pass to the west of Swansea & on to the Gower. http://bit.ly/J43XzO

Beacons: 3462 | Distance: 231 miles | Height Gain: 49,216 ft

 

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C2C: Furness Way Jump to location

Beginning at Arnside on the eastern side of Morecambe Bay & finishing at Ravenglass on the Irish Sea, the aim of the route is to cross the southern Lake District by traversing a good deal of the old county of Lancashire, north of the Sands. The main portion of this once detached part of Lancashire has been known for centuries as Furness, giving its name to the route. More C2C http://bit.ly/J43XzO

Beacons: 1266 | Distance: 80 miles | Height Gain: 12,969 ft

 

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C2C: Blackpool to Bridlington the Aerospace Way Jump to location

Passing through many of central Lancashire's unspoilt villages including the Trough of Bowland, Ribble Valley and the district of Pendle. It then traverses the Yorkshire countryside crossing the bleak heather covered moors of West Yorkshire near Ilkley to the flat patchwork quilt of the Vale of York, then through the green rolling wolds of East Yorkshire. Similar routes here http://bit.ly/J43XzO

Beacons: 1999 | Distance: 185 miles | Height Gain: 16,030 ft

 

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C2C: The Ravenber Way Jump to location

The Ravenber is a challenging coast-to-coast walk from Ravenglass in Cumbria to Berwick-upon-Tweed, England`s northernmost town. The walk, whose title, the Ravenber, is derived from the words Ravenglass and Berwick, is a journey which passes through two National Parks and other areas of outstanding natural beauty. More Coast to Coast Routes here - http://bit.ly/J43XzO

Beacons: 3864 | Distance: 242 miles | Height Gain: 34,429 ft

 

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C2C: Bay To Bay Walk Jump to location

Cumbria, Lancs, N Yorks A coast-to-coast traverse comprising two routes each of 100 miles centred in the Yorkshire Dales at Grassington, one heading east and one west and named Grassington to East Coast and Grassington to West Coast Walks. Each starts at the Grassington Square, Grassington, N Yorks (SE002640). Visit http://www.bay2bay.co.uk. More Coast to Coast Routes here - http://bit.ly/J43XzO

Beacons: 4001 | Distance: 225 miles | Height Gain: 29,974 ft

 

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C2C: Hadrian's Wall Path Jump to location

http://www.visithadrianswall.co.uk - The Trail follows the line of the Wall built in the second century AD by order of Roman Emperor Hadrian as a defensive barrier that continued in use for most of the next 300 years until the Romans finally left our shores in the fifth century. More Coast to Coast Routes here - http://bit.ly/J43XzO

Beacons: 710 | Distance: 107 miles | Height Gain: 6,296 ft

 

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C2C: The ACC -Alternative Coast to Coast Path Jump to location

Cumbria, Northumberland The ACC begins on one island and finishes on another. It starts on the west coast at the Beachcomber Cafe on Walney Island near Barrow-in-Furness and finishes in a grand style by crossing the North Sea (again tides permitting) and finally arrives at ancient Holy Island, or Lindisfarne as it was once known, on the east coast. Similar Routes here - http://bit.ly/J43XzO

Beacons: 3960 | Distance: 230 miles | Height Gain: 35,148 ft

 

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C2C: Mary Queen of Scots Way Jump to location

The Mary Queen of Scots Way (http://www.maryqueenofscotsway.com) stretches across central Scotland from coast to coast, linking many places associated with Mary Queen of Scots. It runs from Arrochar on Loch Long in the west to St Andrews on the Fife coast, and links with the Cowal Way, the West Highland Way, the Rob Roy Way and the Fife Coastal Path. Find similar Routes here - http://bit.ly/J43XzO

Beacons: 1903 | Distance: 141 miles | Height Gain: 16,644 ft

 

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C2C: Wainwright's Coast To Coast Jump to location

The classic route by Alfred Wainwright was intended in part to encourage others to devise their own routes, walking coast to coast connecting the Irish and North Seas. This particular route also links three National Parks taking a high level traverse wherever possible. More Coast to Coast Routes here - http://bit.ly/J43XzO

Beacons: 3907 | Distance: 218 miles | Height Gain: 34,514 ft

 

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C2C: The Southern Upland Way Jump to location

This official Long Distance Route (http://www.southernuplandway.gov.uk/) provides a coast-to-coast traverse of southern Scotland by a varied path through sparsely populated terrain, generally avoiding the high tops. More Coast to Coast Routes here - http://bit.ly/J43XzO

Beacons: 2829 | Distance: 248 miles | Height Gain: 35,551 ft

 

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C2C: The Way Of The Roses Jump to location

The way of the Roses (http://goo.gl/uHIKV7) is a new cycle route going coast to coast from Morecambe to Bridlington which is also available for walkers. It is split into three major sections. 1. Morecambe – Cracoe 47 Miles (76 km) 2. Cracoe – York 62 miles (99 km) 3. York – Bridlington 61 miles (98 km) More Coast to Coast Routes here - http://bit.ly/J43XzO

Beacons: 3341 | Distance: 202 miles | Height Gain: 17,910 ft

 

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C2C: Two Moors Way - Dartmoor and Exmoor Jump to location

A route across Dartmoor over exposed moorland to Teigncombe from where the River Teign is followed to Castle Drogo. The Exmoor National Park is reached at Tarr Steps and the Way then climbs to Exe Head and through Cheriton to the finish. More Coast to Coast Routes here - http://bit.ly/J43XzO

Beacons: 1231 | Distance: 97 miles | Height Gain: 14,386 ft

 

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C2C: The Hobblers Way Jump to location

The Hobblers Way (http://goo.gl/e8tNQn) is a 193 mile walk from the River Nene in the East to the Seven Bridge in the West. Running diagonally across the country though Lincolnshire, along the Northern edge of Northamptonshire, briefly touching upon Leicestershire, then into Oxfordshire then further South West through Wiltshire and into Avon. More Coast to Coast Routes here - http://bit.ly/J43XzO

Beacons: 2199 | Distance: 218 miles | Height Gain: 16,896 ft

 

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C2C: Cornwall Coast to Coast Trail Jump to location

Full of contrast, this superb trail links the historic mining harbours of Portreath on the exposed Atlantic coast and Devoran beside the sheltered waters of Restronguet Creek. For more information - http://goo.gl/czWzb0 More Coast to Coast Routes here - http://bit.ly/J43XzO

Beacons: 184 | Distance: 12.2 miles | Height Gain: 915 ft

 

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C2C: Southern Coast To Coast Jump to location

More Coast to Coast Routes here - http://bit.ly/J43XzO

Beacons: 4775 | Distance: 316 miles | Height Gain: 37,142 ft

 

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