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Herriot Way 2019

Next week I’ll be driving to Aysgarth to begin 5 days walking around some of my favourite northern Yorkshire Dales. The primary motivation for this is to do a complete

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Tributaries Walk Day 2

Another early night resulted in another early rise, I was conscious by about 5am and snoozed until 7am. A quick look out the bedroom window revealed grey skies but I

View, or lack of, from Great Shunner Fell summit
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Tributaries Walk Day 1

It was thundering and lightning further down the valley when I arrived at the Moorcock Inn last night. I’d had an easy drive up from home through moderate Friday evening

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Eden Way Day 7

Carlisle to Wetheral (again!) – 7.5 miles Breakfast at the Jolly Farmer’s was a rowdy affair. I’d asked for 8am and wished I’d asked for 7.30 – there were 12

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Eden Way Day 6

Appleby to Kirkby Stephen – 12 miles Today I walked from Appleby station to Kirkby Stephen. It rained all day, snowed for a while in the middle and I was

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Eden Way Day 5

Langwathby to Appleby – 0 miles! A quick update from last night. I had an excellent Steak and Ale pie for tea, with lovely, rich gravy and some excellent hand

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Eden Way Day 4

Armathwaite to Langwathby – 11.5 miles Breakfast was a bit disorganised, with a young chef running around like a headless chicken, but it was tasty enough. I was joined by

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Eden Way Day 3

Wetheral to Armathwaite – 9.5 miles I patched the biggest and most painful blister with one of my two Compeeds and left the others to their own devices – it

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Eden Way Day 2

Carlisle to Wetheral – 11 miles I slept well and never had recourse to use the ear plugs. The Cartref (odd name eh?) is a proper business B&B, it must

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Eden Way Day 1

Rockcliffe to Carlisle – 13.5 miles My wife dropped me off at the train station just in time to pop into the first class lounge and pick up a banana

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Changing Times

This post is in response to a lovely article published by @PilgrimChris on his blog recently¬†…you may want to read his article before you continue with this one, go on,