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Hadrian’s Wall 2009

Introduction I’d had Hadrian’s Wall in the walking calendar in 2008 – to do as a long weekend – but events dictated that I wasn’t able to get away as

A rather muted dawn, seen from Hadrian's Wall
Long Distance Paths

Burnhead to Sycamore Gap

I’d requested an early breakfast for this morning, despite it being Saturday and feeling a little selfish at asking Dave and Christine to get up even earlier to provide for

The old (ancient fingerpost) and the new (acorn marker) on the Pennine Way
Long Distance Paths

Knarsdale to Burnhead (on the Wall)

The wind has been the dominant factor for the last two days of this walk. The cold has been as a result of the wind for the most part, but

Camping

Hadrian’s Wall Day 3

Last night was the first night I’d had any company – the first night I was in an empty camp site and the next night I was in an empty

Camping

Hadrian’s Wall Day 2

Hadrians wall day 2 I had a 16 bed camping barn to myself last night, fitted with a kitchen, shower and TV it was like having an apartment to myself.

Camping

Hadrian’s Wall Day 1

Hadrians wall day 1 Today started out as the perfect walking day. It was overcast but warm with no wind. I paid my poorly octopus (£6) to the site owner

Camping

Hadrian’s Wall Day 0

There’s an old saying that while the cats away the mice have a sneaky walk – or something like that. Well my wife flew off to Kenya today and once

General

Hadrians Wall Planning

Just got back from three days in Paris, taking in the sights and generally doing the family holiday thing – as far as that goes nowadays – the kids have

Long Distance Paths

Second getaway!

I’ve persuaded the good lady wife that I deserve another week away from home, walking the footpaths of this splendid isle. I’m not sure she was completely convinced with my