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The 2019 walk results are now available, just go to the 'Results' tab above. And don't forget to get your copy of The Mail on the 16th May.

Thanks to everyone who made 2019's #InspiredWalks such a success. We hope you all enjoyed the day. Walkers should have received a survey, please let us know what you think went well, badly and needs improvement for next year.

The Walks' Terms and Conditions and Privacy Statement have been updated for 2019. Please make sure you have read these before registering for 2019's K2B or C2B walk.

Watch out for more info on next year's walks which will be held on the 2 nd May 2020.

Happy buses

Happy Buses to Keswick & Coniston

We charge an entry processing fee for every walk participant which must be paid on-line via your dashboard. 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 (

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.

Bus Tickets

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 tickets need to be collected from the Hawcoat Park Registration session.

Pickup locations

The CONFIRMED  2019 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.

K2B Runners Bus

We will be offering a K2B Runners Bus in 2019 :-  Starting from Walney and collecting only at The Strawberry - Barrow, Tudor Square - Dalton, Tank Square - Ulverston and Haverthwaite Bus Stop.

Tickets  (with confirmed pickup time ) for the KB Runners Bus need to be collected from the Friday Registration Session at Hawcoat Park.

Location K2B Walkers C2B Walkers Map
The Ferry, Promenade, Walney 03:45 08:00  
Travel Lodge, Walney Road, Barrow 03:45 08:13  
Askam Railway Station 03:40 08:03  
Ramsden Square, Abbey Road, Barrow 03:45 08:08  
White House (Furness Park), Abbey Road, Barrow 03:45 08:00  
The Strawberry, Abbey Road, Barrow 03:45 08:00  
Dowdales School, Dalton 03:40 07:55  
Tudor Square, Dalton 03:45 08:00  
Tank Square, Ulverston 03:45 08:00  
Market Square, Millom 03:45 07:30  
Premier Inn, Barrow 03:45 07:55  
Anchor Bus Stop, Lindal-in-Furness 03:45 08:00  
Greenodd bus stop 03:54 08:08 K2B Map     C2B Map
Haverthwaite bus stop (No  Demand this year) 08:03  
Backbarrow bus stop 04:00 08:00  
Newby Bridge bus stop 04:03 07:55  
High Cross Inn, Broughton 03:50 07:40  
Ulpha junction, Duddon Bridge Dependent on Demand Dependent on Demand  
Royal Oak, Lindale 03:50 07:45 Map
Brettargh Holt bus stop 04:00 07:30 K2B Map     C2B Map
St John's Hospice, Slyne, Lancaster 04:00 07:00  
Carnforth - Carnforth High School 04:10 07:10 Map
Kendal Bus Station 04:10 07:20 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.

Public Transport

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