Tag Archives: coast

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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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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286 pm Haverigg to Eskmeals Range

The sun is strong and the wind has dropped. I meet nobody, apart from several hundred sheep. Continue reading

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280 Baycliff to Barrow-in-Furness

Progress is slow. Large boulders have to be climbed over, while shifting shingle underfoot makes every step a balancing act. But I make it to the next little headland Continue reading

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248 Red Wharf Bay to Glan-yr-afon

This coastal landscape reminds me of Norfolk. It’s a patchwork quilt of flat-topped islands threaded through with channels of sluggish water. Continue reading

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240 Trearddur Bay to Holyhead

High tide means the beach is covered, so I take to the promenade in order to walk around Trearddur Bay. When I reach the end of the bay I know the official Isle of Anglesey Coast Path joins the road. But I discover there is no … Continue reading

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234 Llanfair PG to Dwyran

Despite more road walking, and obstructed footpaths, I discover a delightful ancient barrow and a set of magnificent, giant stepping-stones. Continue reading

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233 Y Felinheli, Bangor to Llanfair PG

An interesting walk, past a gothic mausoleum, a pretty cascade, two bridges, and a couple of lions. Continue reading

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