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Below I have compiled details of companies who offer Organised Holidays and/or Baggage Transfers to Cumbria Way walkers. The information contained in the listings are provided by the companies themselves.

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak all of the companies listed below have put in place measures regarding curtailment of walking trips etc.but there is absolutely nothing stopping you from booking a trip at a later date. At least, that way you really will have something to look forward to after the lockdown comes to an end.

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Baggage Transfer

Sherpa Van
Sherpa Van offer baggage transfer along the Cumbria Way  
Tali Emdin, Sherpa Van,
Unit 8, Mowbray House,
Olympic Way, Richmond
North Yorkshire, DL10 4FB
Sherpa Van is a well-established luggage moving service that covers many of the UK’s major walking and cycling routes, such as the iconic Coast to Coast, Cotswolds Way, Dales Way, West Highland Way and many more.

Sherpa Van also offer an accommodation booking service, so all you have to do is build your itinerary, choose where you want to stay, and we’ll do all the hard work for you.

Baggage Transfer
& Organised Holidays

Brigantes Walking Holidays
and Baggage Couriers
Annette Hirst,
Bob's Laithe, Halton Gill,
Skipton, N. Yorks, BD23 5QN
Brigantes Walking Holidays and Baggage Couriers has been used and appreciated by 1000’s of walkers and cyclists for over 30 years. We pride ourselves on being known for our reliability and dedication. As a family operated company, based in the north, we have unsurpassed knowledge of the area in which we operate daily throughout the Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Cumbria, North York Moors and the Northumberland National Parks.

Brigantes provide package walking holidays throughout these National Parks, which include high quality accommodation, daily baggage transfers and personal transport from/to our secure parking site in Kirkby Malham to the start/end point of your walk. All the walks can be done at a pace to suit your needs in terms of time or walking ability, and you can be assured that your accommodation has been especially selected by us to ensure the highest quality.

You don’t have to book a walking hoilday to take advantage of our baggage courier service. The daily tranportation of your baggage along your route from door-to-door means you only need to carry a small bag containing your daily requirements.

We cover the whole of the North of England and we would be happy to quote for any other routes within this area which are not listed on our website.

Organised Holidays

Northern Guiding
Northern Guiding offer organised guided walks on The Cumbria Way  
Northern Guiding,
12 Cherry Rise, Whinmoor,
Leeds LS142HJ

We run organised walking holidays on The Cumbria Way on specified dates. The walking holidays are with a qualified Mountain Leader and with no more than 12 people in a group. The walking holiday starts in Ulverston where we meet the night before and finishes in Carlisle.

The walking holidays are 5 days, 6 nights and we we stay in guest houses, Inns and Hotels. All you need to carry is a day sac as we organise daily luggage transfers which are included in the price.

Absolute Escapes
Absolute Escapes offer self guided holidays on The Cumbria Way  
Absolute Escapes,
24 Forth Street, Edinburgh,
Tel: 0131 610 1210

Discover the beautiful Cumbria Way on a self-guided walking holiday with award-winning specialists. Hand-picked accommodation, baggage transfers and personalised information pack.

Wandering Aengus Treks
Wandering Aengus Treks offer self guided holidays on The Cumbria Way  
Wandering Aengus Treks,
Fellside End, Fellside,
Caldbeck Cumbria, CA7 8HA
Tel: 016974 78443

Wandering Aengus Treks are located right on the Cumbria Way in the hamlet of Fellside, close to Caldbeck village and have been organising Cumbria Way walking holidays since 2001. We offer a variety of self-guided route options to complete the Way from 6 to 9 nights. We also offer ‘highlight’ options from 3 to 5 nights, and versions which include ascents of Wainwright summits including Coniston Old Man, Skiddaw and the Langdale Pikes.

All our itineraries include luggage transfer and accommodation in country inns and guest houses, in rooms with ensuite or private bathrooms, and breakfast is included. We provide a comprehensive information pack with details and locator maps for your accommodations, the latest Cumbria Way guidebook and maps, and an emergency contact number in case you need to call us at any time.

Shepherds Walks Holidays
Shepherds Walks Holidays offer guided and self guided holidays on The Cumbria Way  
Shepherds Walks Holidays,
Muckles Yard, Bridge Street,
Rothbury, Morpeth,
Northumberland NE65 7SG

We offer quality guided and self-guided walking holidays.

We arrange your accommodation, luggage transfers, route map, guidebooks, route notes and all our expertise included.

Sherpa Expeditions
Sherpa Expeditions offer organised holidays on The Cumbria Way  
Sherpa Expeditions,
1B Osiers Road, Wandsworth
London SW18 1NL
Tel: 016974 78443

Sherpa Expeditions is a specialist in self-guided and guided walking and cycling holidays in the UK and throughout Europe. Since 1973, our leaders, local representatives and travellers have all contributed to the detailed route notes provided to walkers and cyclists.
In the United Kingdom, our home base, find a pioneering collection of over 25 British walking and cycling tours, which include the Coast to Coast Trail, Hadrian's Wall, Rob Roy Way, Great Glen Way, James Herriot Way, and of course, the Cornish Coastal Path.

The areas in Europe that you can explore with Sherpa Expeditions include iconic European walking destinations such as: Corsica and the Alsace in France, Spain’s Alto Aragon, the Amalfi Coast, Tuscany and Dolomites of Italy, the Swiss Alps and much more. Go wine picking on our Douro Valley Rambler in Portugal, learn more from our expert guides on a walking trip on the Haute Route, or enjoy ‘la dolce vita’ on our Italian walks. There’s much more to discover in Europe with Sherpa than you find here, please have a look at our website for our complete offer of 300+ holidays.

Contours Holidays
Contours offer self guided walking holidays on The Cumbria Way  
Contours Holidays,
11 Via Gellia Mill, Via Gellia Road,
Matlock, Derbyshire

Contours Holidays organise self-guided walking holidays along the Cumbria Way and on over 100 trails in the UK and Ireland. We organise everything so you can walk your chosen route at your own pace, knowing that every detail is taken care of.

We offer a broad variety of customisable holidays, complete with hand-picked service providers and excellent customer service. We cater for solo walkers, groups, families and walkers with dogs, thanks to our extensive selection of itineraries.

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