Category Archives: 17 North West England

298 pm Rockcliffe to Gretna

Gretna Green or bust? Well, it nearly busted me, but I got there in the end. Continue reading

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298 am Carlisle to Rockcliffe

I walk up the River Eden and (almost) see an otter. Continue reading

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297 Glasson to Carlisle

I follow an invisible Hadrian’s Wall, scramble through marshes and reach the banks of Eden. Continue reading

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296 pm Bowness-on-Solway to Glasson

I join a Roman Wall and march to find a pub that’s actually open. Continue reading

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296 am Whitrigg to Bowness-on-Solway

I walk along the edge of a marsh, past arrays of both modern and ancient defence systems. Continue reading

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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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293 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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