There is a steady stream of walkers and cyclists leaving St. Bees, making there way to the beach where there is a plaque denoting the start of the Coast to Coast walk.
This is a 192 mile walk mapped out by Alfred Wainwright, the famous Lancastrian hill walker.
I make a good start to the day with a bacon butty and coffee at the café of the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Station.
I cross the Esk Estuary on a walkway that has been built alongside railway bridge. At low tide you can see a track that crosses the estuary but I stayed on the walkway. Continue reading