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Rucksack Readers C2C Guide – 2nd Ed

I reviewed the first edition of this guide book back in 2010 and I wasn’t especially complimentary about it, but that’s the risk you take when you send review copies


C2C Guide Book Review

A new Coast to Coast guide book has recently been released. As one of the world’s most popular long distance walks, this route isn’t short of guide books, so I

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Coast to Coast 2011 – Reloaded

Another long distance path has received the new look and feel update – this time it’s the Coast to Coast walk I did in 2011. This is my backwards C2C,

Coast to Coast 2011

Introduction This is the homepage for my 2011 long distance walk. It holds the planning and preparation notes for the walk and the complete walking journal as well. I walked

Coast to Coast 2009

Introduction This is the story of my second journey along Wainwright’s definitive British footpath – the Coast to Coast. I had walked it previously in May 2006 – walking alone

Lindisfarne Causeway (photo courtesy of Walter Baxter)
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Trig to Trig 2014

After yesterday’s post regarding next year’s long path I did some research and it turns out my idea isn’t new at all. The east coast around Holy Island seems to

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Thinking ahead

It’s almost the end of the year and typically by this time, I’ve already got next year’s long distance path planned and often booked as well. This year though I’ve

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Coast to Coast 2011 – Full Journal

The full version of the journal with pictures added and spelling mistakes removed, is now available on the website: Coast to Coast 2011 This is an East to West account,

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Thanks Everyone!

Just wanted to say thanks to everyone who’s commented on the blog over the last few days. I’m pleased you seemed to enjoy what I had to say and I

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Thirteen

Friday 24th June – Ennerdale Bridge to St. Bees Today I shall mostly be trying not to embarrass myself by dancing to “Walk On Water” by Otis Taylor. The job’s

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I can see the sea!

Almost there. Signpost says 3.7 miles.

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Twelve

Thursday 23rd June – Stonethwaite to Ennerdale Bridge Today I shall mostly be pretending to surf to “Walk, Don’t Run” by The Ventures. Day Twelve I had another cracking nights

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Pub choice in Ennerdale Bridge

Just a couple of quick thoughts on where to eat and drink on Ennerdale Bridge for all you future C2Cers; whether you be easters or westers. The Fox & Hounds

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Eleven

Wednesday 22nd June – Grasmere to Stonethwaite Today I shall mostly be singing loudy and playing the air-guitar to “Walk On By” by The Stranglers. Day Eleven I had a

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Ten

Tuesday 21st June – Patterdale to Grasmere Today I shall mostly be pogo-ing aggressively to “Walking Distance” by Buzzcocks. I had one of those moments this morning where you see

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Nine

Monday 20th June – Shap to Patterdale Today I shall mostly be bouncing lightly along to “Walking On The Moon” by The Police. The best day of the walk so

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Coast to Coast 2011: Day Eight

Sunday 19th June – Kirkby Stephen to Shap Today I shall mostly be wearing black and looking depressed with “The Hardest Walk” by The Jesus & Mary Chain. Although it