Night 6: Kirkby Stephen, the centre point of Wainwright’s Coast to Coast

Kirkby Stephen

Kirkby Stephen Hostel, at the centre point of this route, specialises in a warm welcome for walkers. Shap to Kirkby Stephen is  20 miles. A longer walk than many of the previous days but over much easier ground.

Kirkby Stephen Hostel is right in the centre of town on Wainwright’s route.  There is plenty of choice for eating out and restocking your supplies. You can also eat in using the hostel’s self-catering kitchen and catch up on the stories passing up and down the route.

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exterior of Kirkby Stephen Hostel

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