GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Cumbria Coastal Way

182 miles (293 km)

Explore the wonderful coastline of Cumbria on this splendid long distance path. The walk begins at Silverdale and runs through a series of fascinating Cumbrian coastal towns and villages, before finishing near Gretna on the border with Scotland. Spectacular cliff tops, peaceful estuaries, beaches, mountains, rivers and canals are all features on this popular route.

  • Silverdale, Lancashire
  • Arnside
  • Grange-over-Sands
  • Greenodd
  • Ulverston
  • Barrow-in-Furness
  • Askam-in-Furness
  • Kirkby-in-Furness
  • Broughton-in-Furness
  • Millom and the lovely Hodbarrow Lakes Nature Reserve
  • Ravenglass
  • Seascale
  • St. Bees
  • St. Bees Head
  • Whitehaven
  • Workington
  • Maryport
  • Allonby
  • Silloth
  • Abbeytown
  • Burgh by Sands
  • Carlisle
Walk highlights include Morecambe Bay, the Solway Firth, the Lake District mountains, the red sandstone cliffs of St. Bees Head, a waterside section along the River Eden into Carlisle and views of Hadrian's Wall.
The video below shows the lovely views from Grange-Over-Sands and Arnside. From here you can see the Lake District Mountains and Morecambe Bay in the distance.
The walk has been designed for all abilities with very few strenuous climbs. It is also very accessible with train stations and bus routes dotted along the route. The walk is well waymarked with a dark green and yellow disc.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

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Cave at Silverdale Cove

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Grange-over-Sands Promenade

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Ulverston canal

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Morecambe Bay

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Barrow-in-Furness

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Ravenglass Estuary

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Structures on shore-line below Bransty cliffs. Whitehaven, Cumbria

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Maryport

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Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Cumbria Coastal Way.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Cumbria Coastal Way.mmo (right click - 'Save As')

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