I have walked the Pennine Way three times. The first time was over 30yrs ago. The second time was with my children and the third time was in 2020, as part of my Dover to Cape Wrath walk.
Wye Valley Walk
Wye Valley Walk in March 2019. It’s a 136 mile (218km) walk from Chepstow to Plynlimon. Following the entire length the river Wye, through woodland, meadows, rugged and remote uplands.
Cumbria Way alternative over Scafell Pike
This alternative route starts and finishes in the same places as the Cumbria Way: Ulverston to Carlisle. However, it climbs Scafell Pike, Green Gable, Grey […]
Lancaster Canal walk
The Lancaster Canal walk is 57 miles (91.8 km) long and runs from Preston to Kendal. At present the northern reaches of the canal, Tewitfield […]
My 11 Wild Camping Rules
These are my 11 wild camping rules. I have spent hundreds of nights camping wild and I’ve never had a problem.
Possible additions to the West Highland Way
Possible additions to the West Highland Way. If you would like to add more variety and a few more miles to the West Highland Way, there are two very good options. Both would make a nice two-week long holiday.
The Clyde Walkway is 40 mile (65 km) long, foot and cycle path between Partick in Glasgow and the UNESCO World Heritage site of New […]
West Highland Way – Wild Camping
I walked the West Highland Way wild-camping every night as part of my Lejog and 3 peaks walk. I’ve also linked to my sons blog on walking the WHW, his first long distance walk.
The Weavers Way (Acle to Cromer) with children
The Weavers Way is a 61-mile long distance footpath in Norfolk, running from Great Yarmouth on the east coast to Cromer on the north coast. […]
Great Glen Way
I walked the Great Glen Way as part of my 1,200 mile Lands End to John O’Groats and 3 peaks walk. I had low expectations because, whilst walking the West Highland Way, I had met a couple who had walked the Great Glen Way a few years previously. They thought it was dull with too much time in trees and no views. I’m guessing they walked the low route.