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 About Shap There is a public telephone here. There is a pub here. There is a grocery shop here. There is a sandwich shop here. There is a bank here. There is a public lavatory here. There is a post office here. There is a bus stop here. There is a bank here. 
 
The village straggles for a mile or more along the A6 road, formerly the main route between Lancashire and Scotland, although now much quieter with most traffic using the M6. Its interesting 17th century market building is now the library. Shap makes most of its living from quarrying and cementmaking; and the cement works is a blaze of light at night. It also caters well for Coast-to-Coasters, with several B&Bs.

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 Places to stay in Shap

Greyhound Hotel
Main Street, Shap Cumbria CA10 3PW
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Fax: 01931 716305



 Property type: Country Inn (Pub)


Under new management, Chris, Julie and the team welcome you warmly to the Greyhound Hotel Shap. This former 17th Century coaching Inn has an excellent reputation for food and drink throughout Cumbria. All of our dishes are freshly prepared to your order, with all of our meat and game coming from local suppliers. The pub also has a selection of up to 8 traditional hand-pulled ales. All of our eleven bedrooms are en-suite and have tea & coffee making facilities. All prices include our superb Cumbrian breakfast (which includes local premium Cumberland sausage) as well as Westmorland black pudding and free-range local eggs served in the Whinfell breakfast room.

Distance from path: on route   OS reference: 56652 14270

 
This property is recommended by Sherpa Van
Room TypePer room
2 single ensuite rooms60.00
5 double ensuite rooms90.00
5 twin ensuite rooms90.00
1 family ensuite room120.00

  
 
dogs accepted here vegetarians catered for this property has an alcohol licence packed lunches available evening meal available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 3/4/2014


 
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Brookfield Guest House
Shap Cumbria CA10 3PZ
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Fax: 01931 716397



 Property type: Guesthouse
 Accreditations: ETB 4 Diamond


Situated at the southern end of Shap village we are renowned for good food, comfort and personal attention. All bedrooms are extremely well appointed and have Flat Screen Televisions, Digital Radio Alarms, Hospitality Trays and Hairdryers. The en suite rooms are of high standard. There is also a comfortable Residents Lounge and well Stocked Bar. Wi-Fi connection. Large Car Park. Coast to Coast and Westmorland Way very welcome. Washing and Drying (small fee) Awarded 4 stars AA Association.

Distance from path: On route   OS reference: 567143

 
This property is recommended by Sherpa Van
Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room50.00
3 double ensuite rooms77.00
3 twin ensuite rooms77.00
1 single room (shared facilities)35.00
1 double room (shared facilities)60.00


 
vegetarians catered for this property has an alcohol licence packed lunches available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 12/4/2013


 
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New Ing Lodge
Main Street, Shap Cumbria CA10 3LX
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Fax: 01931 716719



 Property type: Guesthouse


Run by a young and enthusiastic family. Our fun and friendly bed and breakfast/hostel has 9 letting rooms directly on Wainwrights coast to coast. We are situated on the north side of town directly opposite the Bampton/Haweswater turning, at the end of the walk from Patterdale. We are situated on the Westmoreland Way. We also have camping pitches if the weather permits! There is also storage for bikes if required. 1 Dormitory Room Sleeping 8 from 15 per person 1 Dormitory Room Sleeping 6 from 15 per person which includes the use of a small basic kitchen.

Distance from path: on route   OS reference: 562156

 
This property is recommended by Sherpa Van
Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room45.00
2 double ensuite rooms70.00
1 twin ensuite room65.00
1 family ensuite room105.00
1 single room (shared facilities)40.00
2 double rooms (shared facilities)65.00
2 twin rooms (shared facilities)55.00
14 bunks17.00
25 camping pitches-

  
 
dogs accepted here vegetarians catered for this property has an alcohol licence packed lunches available evening meal available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 2/6/2014


 
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Kings Arms Hotel
Main Street , Shap  CA10 3NU
Tel: 01931 716277



 Property type: Country Inn (Pub)


Situated in the village of Shap in Cumbria, on the eastern edge of the Lake District, the hotel is the perfect location for exploring the fells of either the Lake District or the northern Pennines. It is convenient for the M6 as a stopover and very popular with Coast to Coast walkers and the sea to sea(C2C) cyclists.The Hotel has 7 bedrooms and has all the facilities needed for walkers and cyclists.

Distance from path: on route   OS reference: 564147

 
This property is recommended by Sherpa Van
Room TypePer room
1 single ensuite room45.00
2 double ensuite rooms75.00
3 twin ensuite rooms75.00
1 family ensuite room90.00

  
 
vegetarians catered for this property has an alcohol licence packed lunches available evening meal available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 3/6/2014


 
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The Hermitage
Shap, Penrith Cumbria CA10 3LX
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 Property type: Guesthouse


A lovely old former farmhouse dating back in some places to the 1500's Guests will find warmth and comfort here as well as a friendly welcome and a wonderful breakfast. If you think that you will need tobe pampered and restored after your walk from Patterdale The Hermitage is the Place to Be. Many of our guests have written to tell us that the Hermitage was One of THE experiences of the Coast to Coast Walk. Please inform of any late arrivals.

Location and supplementary information [view map]
On the right had side of the road just after you enter Shap from the Bampton road. Just when you think you can't walk any further! The place to be!
 
Distance from path: On route   OS reference: 562155

Room TypePer room
1 double ensuite room78.00
2 twin ensuite rooms78.00
1 family ensuite room-
1 single room (shared facilities)40.00
1 twin room (shared facilities)66.00


 
vegetarians catered for packed lunches available drying facilities available 
 
Last updated: 7/27/2012


 
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Alternatively, you might like to try the following hotels just outside Shap...

Howgate Foot, Bampton, 2 miles back from Shap.


If you have accommodation already arranged in Shap, please enter the details below so that we can arrange baggage transfer. You will not be charged a booking fee for this stop.
 

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pets accepted herePets accepted   packed lunches availablePacked lunches available
evening meal availableEvening meals available   this is a no smoking propertyNo smoking property