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Sue and Mike on Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian’s Wall – My First Long Distance Path

By Sue Williams I recently spent time walking Hadrian’s Wall with my husband Mike. My aim was to enhance my knowledge of the route and get to know some of our fantastic accommodation providers. Hadrian’s wall was my first ever long distance path and a brilliant introduction to multi day walking. From the start we…

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Herriot Way

Happy Days on the Herriot Way

By Tara Walker-Rose I recently spent 4 days walking the Herriot Way along with my husband Scott and our dog Molly. Keld to Reeth We started our walk full of cheese omelettes and toast and carrying packed lunches and a little package of sausages for Molly, all courtesy of our lovely hosts. Waterproof jackets were…

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Staithes Harbour

Over the Moors and Along the Coast

By Lynne Hume On Saturday, along with my husband Jon, I set off on the Cleveland Way and what a beautiful start we had! Helmsley to Osmotherley We began our 109 mile journey in the picturesque market town of Helmsley, After a lovely breakfast at our B&B we were on our way, with around 11…

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View to Pillar

A Potter over Pillar

By Mark Wright With the glorious weather from the weekend extending into Monday I decided to take myself off for a good long walk. My destination was Pillar, one of my favourite fells. Pillar is an enormous fell, towering above both the head of the Wasdale valley and the Ennerdale valley. It’s a fell that…

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Greenup Gill

A Walk Out to the Langdale Pikes

By Mark Wright The birds were singing as I walked out of Stonethwaite yesterday morning heading for Greenup Gill. The sky was blue and my hands were cold. As I walked into the sun I thought of all the Coast to Coast walkers who’d began their day over the years squinting their eyes as they…

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Haystacks Summit

Breakfast on Haystacks

By Mark Wright I really enjoy early morning walks. I particularly like the colours as the sun rises and mountains wake from their sleep. I like the fresh cold air also and the stillness, the quiet. Here I headed out early with the intention of enjoying all these things and a spot of breakfast on…

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Three Peaks

A Grand Day Out in Yorkshire

By Mark Wright I first stood on Pen y Ghent in October of last year. It was a warm autumn day, the skies were clear, and as I stood surveying the beautiful Yorkshire countryside around me I couldn’t have been happier. I was drawn to what I understood to be Ingleborough and to the right…

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Lucy on the Coast to Coast

Completing the Coast to Coast

By Mark Wright Twenty five years ago our colleague Lucy walked the first half of the Coast to Coast, known as the Lakes and Mountains section. A quarter of a century on and Lucy is walking the Dales and Moors section to finally complete the route. Here we follow Lucy’s progress on the first three…

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Coast to Coast

Unfinished Business on the Coast to Coast

By Mark Wright Our colleague Lucy walked the first half of the Coast to Coast path 25 years ago. The route travels right across the north of England through the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors national parks. Back then Lucy and her school friend Eleanor had recently completed their Duke of Edinburgh…

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Climbing Goat Fell

The Arran Coastal Way – Scotland in Miniature

By Mark Wright Lynne set off yesterday on her 64 mile Arran Coastal Way adventure. Accompanied by her husband Jon, Lynne is making the trip to gain further knowledge of the route as well as to enjoy the superb hospitality of our accommodation providers. This in turn will help us to deliver you even better…

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