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The Ridgeway

Although this blog is mainly about growing veg from time to time I wander off into other interests of mine. One of which is hill walking and after finally completing the Pennine Way last year we decided to start The Ridgeway National Trail this summer. 21 more words

Pennine Way

Ickornshaw to Elslack

1 September 2013 – 10.7 miles

Our last Pennine Way walk of the season, and writing this up a year later, our last for a good while to come. 393 more words


What is the Coast to Coast?

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Coast To Coast

Top Withens to Ickornshaw

31 August 2013 – 16.3 miles

We drove over the moors and parked on the roadside just past Stanbury and Ponden Reservoir, next to a car belonging to a man from North Wales who was planning a similar walk to us. 254 more words


Colden to Top Withens

30 August 2013 – 17.5 miles

Well, after a few months rest and a fortnight in the Alps when gentle walking went very well after a painkilling injection in Robby’s knee, we decided to get a few more days in, and it was a break away, even if we decided against the walking! 358 more words


Whaling and Gnashing of Teeth

Thirty-nine years ago I walked the Pennine Way, south to north at the height of summer. I reached Keld on the afternoon of the 13th and the following day had a much needed rest. 361 more words


Airton/Malham Yorkshire Dales.

This is one of those walks that it’s nice to do on one of those very warm summer days when you feel that it is just too hot to venture up into the hills. 517 more words

Yorkshire Dales