Tagged: pennine way

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Pennine Way 2010 – Day Seventeen

Byrness to Kirk Yetholm Approx: 26 miles “When I come home yeah I know I’m gonna be, I’m gonna be the man who comes back home to you. And if I grow old well I know I’m gonna be, I’m gonna be the man who’s growing old with you. But...

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Pennine Way 2010 – Day Sixteen

Bellingham to Byrness Approx: 16 miles “Everything went slowly then, as if to match the way Curley was walking. The soldiers on the back of the slow-moving halftrack raised their guns. The crowd gasped, as if they hadn’t known this was the way it was and the walkers gasped, as...

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Pennine Way 2010 – Day Fifteen

Once Brewed to Bellingham Approx: 16 miles “I cannot explain.” She spoke in a low, eager voice, with a curious lisp in her utterance. “But for God’s sake do what I ask you. Go back and never set foot upon the moor again.” Miss Stapleton to Watson – Hound of...

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Pennine Way 2010 – Day Fourteen

Greenhead to Once Brewed Approx: 8 miles “…you say walk, I will walk. To the end of the line and back to you. My name is Steve and I’m your walking man.” Seasick Steve – Walkin’ Man I was nearly blinded by the light when I pulled back the curtains...

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Pennine Way 2010 – Day Thirteen

Garrigill to Greenhead Approx: 20 miles “When I was a young man I carried my pack and I lived the free life of a rover. From the Murrays green basin to the dusty outback, I waltzed my Matilda all over. Then in nineteen fifteen my country said Son, it’s time...

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Pennine Way 2010 – Day Twelve

Dufton to Garrigill Approx: 16 miles “Tom Stephenson’s highway of freedom. 200 miles and more or so they say. From Edale to Kirk Yetholm, all your troubles you’ll forget ’em. Up on the roof of England as you walk the Pennine Way” Mick and the Moonshiners – Pennine Way I...

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Pennine Way 2010 – Day Eleven

Middleton-in-Teesdale to Dufton Approx: 20 miles “Anywhere is walking distance, if you’ve got the time.” Stephen Wright (American writer) This section has to be the best so far – and I doubt if anything to come will surpass it! Superb scenery, waterfeatuers galore, breathtaking views and some of the most...

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Pennine Way – Services Note 2

Just a note about places to eat in Middleton-in-Teesdale. The Bridge Inn is closed and this is the only place mentioned in the Trailblazer guide as serving sit down evening food in the town. However, there are two other pub/restaurants that it doesn’t mention, which was something of a relief...

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Pennine Way 2010 – Day Ten

Bowes to Middleton-in-Teesdale Approx: 12 miles “That’s right, a lovely stroll on the moors. Tra-la-la, isn’t this fun?” David – just prior to Jack’s slaughter – American Werewolf in London Today was my last “easy” day of the three that I’d designed into the middle of the walk. The Bowes...

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Pennine Way 2010 – Day Nine

Keld to Bowes Approx: 13 miles “Ahh, get that, country air, nothing like it” “Smells like normal air, with cow shit in it” “Exactly, nothing like the all pervading stench of faeces to take your mind off your troubles” Jimmy & Fletch – Lesbian Vampire Killers I passed my half...