Author Archives: Ruth Livingstone

About Ruth Livingstone

Walker, writer, photographer, blogger, Doctor, woman, etc.

295 Abbey Town to Kirkbride

It’s dull and dismal. But I finally break the 3,000 mile barrier. Continue reading

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294 pm Silloth to Abbeytown

Obstructed stiles, barbed wire, and deep mud. Not an easy walk! Continue reading

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294 am Silloth to Abbeytown

I reach Grune Point, and discover a mysterious path across the marsh. Continue reading

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493 Maryport to Silloth

Endless shoreline and empty seascapes. Scotland in the distance. Continue reading

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292 Workington to Maryport

I catch the train from Maryport to Workington. Today, due to transport logistics, I’ve only planned a short walk. So I can relax, take my time, and enjoy the day. And I’m following the official England Coast Path – so nothing could possibly go wrong, could … Continue reading

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291 Parton to Workington

An unusual walk today through a mix of rural and industrial landscapes, full of signs and symbols, and dogs… Continue reading

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290 St Bees, Whitehaven and Parton

The mist has gone. And St Bees Head is radiant in the morning sunshine. Continue reading

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289 Sellafield to St Bees

Nuclear power stations, sea foam, geology lessons, and a golden beach. Continue reading

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288 Ravenglass to Sellafield

The mist creates an eerie and energy-sapping walk. Sellafield looms menacingly. Continue reading

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287 Eskmeals Range to Ravenglass

Three rainbows, two fords, and one lost husband… my last visit to Cumbria this year. Continue reading

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