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Day 23 Berwick-on-Tweed to Home 25 May, by train

We have of course now finished the walk but haven’t quite made it home yet. Thanks to the cancellation of train strikes we are thank goodness able to make our way home. 381 more words

Day 22 Windy Gyle to Kirk Yetholm 24 May, 14.5 miles

Well the thing is yesterday we climbed to the top of Windy Gyle and then had to climb down to Trows Farm in order to be collected by the Forrest Inn to be taken back to Byrness. 263 more words

The Balancing Act

Do you ever shut your eyes for a moment and flash back to your child hood? Remember what you used to look like and who you used to be? 1,097 more words

Pennine Way

Day 21 Byrness to Windy Gyle 23 May, 15.5 miles

The sun was so hot today and no wind so guess what – I’ve got sun burn! Once up in the Cheviot Hills it was fabulous – clear skies, panoramic views, quiet, remote and very few other people. 448 more words

Day 20 Bellingham to Byrness, 22 May,  15 miles 

Sad to leave our B&B in Bellingham, fond farewells to Graham and Helen. They have been operating their B&B for the last 49 years; they keep saying they will stop but then the phone rings and off they go again. 241 more words

Day 19 Once Brewed to Bellingham, 21 May 14.5 miles

Hive of breakfast activity at the Twice Brewed Inn with lots of Hadrian Wall enthusiasts and those ‘Walking the Wall’. Last goodbyes to the wall as we headed north soon to be joined by George. 215 more words

Day 18 Greenhead to Once Brewed, 20 May 6.6 miles

Well we won’t sleep in a hostel again; no sleep and no heat in the drying room, putting wet boots on before breakfast when grumpy and irritable – not the best of starts. 332 more words