Tag Archives: marsh

303 Dumfries to New Abbey

I stomp through a marsh, startle a deer, hear a woodpecker, and arrive at a sweetheart abbey. Continue reading

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301 Brow Well to Glencaple

Road, road, and yet more boring old road. But the trip up Ward Law hill makes it all worthwhile. Continue reading

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300 Annan to Clarencefield

I discover Core Paths, and the perils of Scottish pronunciation. 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 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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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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285 pm Broughton to Haverigg

When I look out across the marsh I get a shock! The muddy channels are filling with water. Continue reading

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284 Kirkby-in Furness to Broughton-

This is the sort of day – and the type of scenery – which makes for joyful walking. I could walk for ever… Continue reading

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283pm Askam to Kirkby-in-Furness

The path is clear and dry… until I come to a point where the bank has been destroyed. Continue reading

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