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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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Coast to Coast Wandeling

Jan Kruisheer along with his wife and two of their friends have recently enjoyed our Coast to Coast walking holiday. I’m sure most of you are aware that the Coast to Coast is the classic 192 mile traverse of the North of England from the west to east coast, passing through the Lake District, Yorkshire…

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