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Peregrini Lindisfarne receives funding

It’s been a great week for the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty as they have received the excellent news that the Peregrini Lindisfarne Landscape Partnership Scheme has been awarded £1.3million by the Heritage Lottery Fund. The scheme, which is anticipated will start at the beginning of 2015 will fund conservation and engagement projects…

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High Praise for West Highland Way

The West Highland Way has been named in a list of the world’s best walks. Travel magazine Wanderlust recently compiled a list of 37 World Class Walks including such gems as; Annapurna Circuit, Larapinta Trail, Mount Sinai, Appalachian Trail, Tour du Mont Blanc, Inca Trail, Kilimanjaro and Canada’s West Coast Trail. The West Highland Way,…

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Worth Setting the Alarm for

As you are aware here at Mickledore we are all very keen walkers ourselves. Unfortunately the end of British Summer Time; the turning back of clocks, marks an end to after work walking. In daylight certainly.

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England Coast Path

Natural England have this week published its proposals to improve public access along a 34 mile stretch of coast in west Cumbria, from Whitehaven to Silecroft.

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All in the First Mile

Those of you who follow our blog will know that I am off the trails and fells for the remainder of this year. This hasn’t however prevented me from getting out and about, sightseeing and enjoying a short stroll at some of my favourite places. At the weekend I visited Bowness-on-Solway, either the start or…

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Photographing the Lake District

Our friend, Stuart Holmes, is this week launching his new book, Photographing The Lake District.

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Thinking of Days to Come

Yesterday I received the telephone call I’ve been waiting on for some time. It was from the secretary of the consultant who will perform my knee operation.

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Another Happy Walker

This is a very delighted looking Thomas H. Schmid at Robin Hood’s Bay having just completed his Coast to Coast Walking Holiday.

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Lady Anne’s Way

Betsy Bell and her friend Judy Sterry have just walked Lady Anne’s Way in Yorkshire. Betsy’s has also written a fantastic blog detailing her wonderful journey.

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We’re Recruiting

Following another period of sustained growth, we’re looking for another member of staff.

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