Latest News

The 2019 Charity Awards and Trophies winners are now all uploaded to the site. We gave away an amazing £379,666 this year. Well done ot everyone who contributed whether walking, volunteering or sponsoring.

The 2020 K2B walk route has been confirmed. It will start at Legburthwaite, and proceeds down the west of Thirlmere. It joins up with the 2018/19 route just north of Dunmail raise. The remainder of the route is unchanged. Total length of the new route is 39.4 miles.

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.

Videos

K2B 2017 ~ From a walker's perspective

A montage of the whole K2B route. Filmed by Matt Dodd.

K2B 2016 ~ A great community and social event

Filmed by Matt Fleming, Elliot Govier and Adam Weatherill. Edited by Matt Fleming. Drumming by the Deatbeats.

The K2B/C2B owes its success to the participants, volunteers, first aiders, and supporters, who turn out every year to enjoy the day and help raise as much money as possible for charities and good causes.

K2B 2010 ~ The story of Lou Powell

A film by Jo Hutton. Additional editing by Phil Powell.

The Keswick to Barrow Walk is an annual 40 mile challenge through the heart of the Lake District. Over 2,000 people took part in 2010. One of those participants was Lou Powell. This is his story.

K2B 2008 ~ Some very old footage

Some fascinating old footage of the very first walks in the 60's. Can you recognise anyone from 2008?