All-in-one, practical guide to walking the Coast to Coast Path across northern England inspired by Alfred Wainwright. Fully revised 8th edition of this classic 307 km walk from the Irish Sea to the North Sea. 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. The guide includes: 109 large-scale walking maps - at just under 1:20,000 - showing route times, places to stay, places to eat, points of interest, and 9 town plans. 14 colour stage maps to help plan your walk, including hills and descents. Places to stay with reviews - campsites, bunkhouses, hostels, B&Bs, pubs and hotels. Places to eat with reviews - cafes, teashops, pubs, takeaways, restaurants. What to see from the path - history, culture, natural history. Comprehensive public transport information - for all access points on the Coast to Coast Path. Flora and fauna - four page full colour flower guide, plus an illustrated section on local wildlife. Itineraries for all walkers - whether walking the route in its entirety over two weeks or sampling the highlights on day walks and short breaks. Green hiking - understanding the local environment and minimizing our impact on it. GPS waypoints - also downloadable from the Trailblazer website page.