Walkday is now confirmed as 26th September 2020 - Please see details on this and the 2020 walk postponement on our FAQs page.
The Walk Day In Case of Emergency (ICE) phone number has changed. It is now 0777 888 4020. The new number will be printed on lanyards and route cards.
Happy Buses to Keswick & Coniston
We charge an entry processing fee for every walk participant which must be paid on-line via your dashboard. If you opt to take it this includes a free Happy Bus seat from the Barrow and South Cumbria area to the start of the K2B or C2B Walk . You can also review and update your pick-up point from your dashboard (www.keswick2barrow.co.uk/dashboard)
Buses start from various points, picking up at locations along the route as listed below. Please be aware that all buses do not stop at each location (most only pickup at 2 / 3 locations). You must get on the bus at the location specified on your bus ticket.
Please Note:- We do NOT provide a return, post walk, Bus Service so please plan on how you will get back to where you are staying
Apart from the K2B Runners Bus, all Bus tickets are a Personalised e-Bus Ticket which will be emailed to the email address you are registered with on the Thursday Evening before the walk.
K2B Runners Bus
We will be offering a K2B Runners Bus in 2020 for Runners with sub 9 hour K2B completion times
Starting from Taxi office - Walney Prom and collecting only at Magistrates Court, Barrow, East Mount Petrol Station - Barrow, Wellington Inn - Dalton, Roxy Cinema - Ulverston and Haverthwaite Bus Stop (subject to Demand). Tickets (with confirmed pickup time ) for the KB Runners Bus need to be collected from the Friday Registration Session at Hawcoat Park.
The Provisional 2020 Pickup times for walkers are shown below.
Please do not be late - The bus will not wait and if there is a spare seat take it - Don't assume another bus will come.
|Location||K2B Walkers||C2B Walkers||Map|
|The Ferry, Promenade, Walney||04:00||08:30|
|Travel Lodge, Walney Road, Barrow||04:00||08:25|
|Askam Railway Station||03:55||08:30|
|Ramsden Square, Abbey Road, Barrow||04:00||08:30|
|White House (Furness Park), Abbey Road, Barrow||04:00||08:30|
|The Strawberry, Abbey Road, Barrow||04:00||08:30|
|Dowdales School, Dalton||03:55||08:25|
|Tudor Square, Dalton||04:00||08:30|
|Cross-a-Moor, Pennington||04:00 (Subject to Demand)||08:30 (Subject to Demand)|
|Tank Square, Ulverston||04:00||08:30|
|Market Square, Millom||04:00||08:20|
|Premier Inn, Barrow||04:00||08:25|
|Anchor Bus Stop, Lindal-in-Furness||04:00||08:30|
|Greenodd bus stop||04:09 (Subject to Demand)||08:38 (Subject to Demand)||K2B Map C2B Map|
|Haverthwaite bus stop||04:12 (Subject to Demand)||08:03 (Subject to Demand)|
|Backbarrow bus stop||04:15 (Subject to Demand)||08:00 (Subject to Demand)|
|Newby Bridge bus stop||04:18||08:40|
|High Cross Inn, Broughton||04:10||08:30|
|Ulpha junction, Duddon Bridge||Dependent on Demand||Dependent on Demand|
|Royal Oak, Lindale||03:50||08:30||Map|
|Brettargh Holt bus stop||04:00||08:30||K2B Map C2B Map|
|St John's Hospice, Slyne, Lancaster||04:00||08:00|
|Carnforth - Carnforth High School||04:10||08:10||Map|
|Kendal Bus Station||04:10||08:20||Map|
|K2B Only - Windermere ( Bus Stop outside Mountain Goat Office)||04:25||NO BUS|
|K2B Only - Ambleside ( White Platt Recreation Grounds )||04:38||NO BUS|
|K2B Only - Grasmere ( Bus Stop opposite White Swan)||04:49||NO BUS|
|K2B Only - Keswick Bus Station||05:10||NO BUS|
There is a strict NO DOGS rule on the Happy Buses, except for assistance dogs. The bus operators will enforce this rule.
For public transport options, we recommend the Traveline website, or phone 0871 200 22 33, 7.00am - 9.00pm (7.00am to 8.00pm in Cumbria) every day of the week (calls cost 10p per minute plus any charges your network provider makes). Also try the following numbers: Traveline Cumbria Helpline: 01946 598201 Apollo 8 Travel: 01539 824086