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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.

Machells Coppice (K2B food)

Machells Coppice car park

  • Miles to go: 18.29

An excellent place to rest, take in the scenery and have some lunch. Food and drinks are provided for the K2B walkers, and drinks only for the C2B walkers. Note that food is provided for C2B walkers at Lowick Church (checkpoint 5).

  • Toilets - at Machells Coppice
  • Drinks - at Machells Coppice
  • Food - at Machells Coppice for K2B only
  • First Aid - at Machells Coppice
  • No support vehicles

INTERESTING FACT: Just before Machells Coppice, you will pass Brantwood, the former home of John Ruskin, the famous Victorian artist, poet, critic, geologist, conservationist, and social philanthropist (1872 to 1900). As you continue along the lake, you will pass by Piel Island where the film Swallows and Amazons was set, and also the location of Donald Campbell's fatally missed last fuelling point before commencing his final 300 mph run up the lake.