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Coast to Coast, Yorkshire, Kirby Stephen to Keld, Nine Standard Rigg, Children Welcome

Coast to Coast: Children Welcome

Coast to Coast: Children Welcome We had been watching for them all day, expecting to glimpse them around almost every corner. My husband, Taido and the kids were joining us for the weekend. After five days and eighty miles, the distraction of their arrival was a welcome one, keeping my mind from focusing on the …

Coast to Coast, England, MacsAdventure, Yorkshire, Lake District

Coast to Coast: Rising to the Occasion

Coast to Coast: Beginnings Rising to the Occasion A year ago I had never before heard the name of Alfred Wainwright, but I had recently met one of many great hillwalkers who have walked in his footsteps. Hillwalker was a term with which I was just beginning to become familiar, having previously only used the …

St Cuthbert's Way

St Cuthbert’s Way 20/48 {Scotland + England}

For the last two weeks, I’ve been journaling my walk along St Cuthbert’s Way and now it’s complete. Here are all the links in one place for your reading enjoyment. And there’s even a recipe! St Cuthbert’s Way Journal Beginnings Day 1: Melrose to Harestanes Day 2: Harestanes to Morebattle Day 3: Morebattle to Kirk …

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St Cuthbert’s Way Journal {Day 5}

            Day 5 of St Cuthbert’s Way: Wooler to Lindisfarne From the moment we received our itinerary, the last day of our journey along St Cuthbert’s Way loomed large with its big number 18 in the mileage chart. Before we ever left home, I was harboring doubt about whether I …

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St Cuthbert’s Way Journal {Day 4}

Day 4 of St Cuthbert’s Way: Kirk Yetholm to Wooler Anna and I knew we would be walking some in the rain along St Cuthbert’s Way, mainly because over the half the walk is in Scotland. And if there’s one thing I have learned about Scotland in the last year, it’s that you can count …

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St Cuthbert’s Way Journal {Day 3}

Day 3 of St Cuthbert’s Way: Morebattle to Kirk Yetholm On our third day of walking we confirmed one thing for certain. When it came to estimating how long it would take us to finish a day’s walking, we were absolute rubbish. On our first day, we’d predicted 5:30pm and were two hours off. The …

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St Cuthbert’s Way Journal {Day 2}

Day 2 of St Cuthbert’s Way: Harestanes to Morebattle “Our guidebook says we only have to go 10 miles today.” “The printout from Macs says it’s only 9.” “Well, that’ll be a cake walk after yesterday!” “Easy peasy!” Anna had figured out with her FitBit that the previous day we had managed to turn what …

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St Cuthbert’s Way Journal {Day 1}

Day 1 of St Cuthbert’s Way: Melrose to Harestanes We laid our waterproof pants out the night before in anticipation of the rain, which was still falling when we woke up in Melrose. We pulled on all our gear, packed up our bag and left our comfortable room a little reluctantly. However, Sheila had made …

Snapshots of Yellow Fields, Rapeseed Fields, British Countryside, St Cuthberts Way

Snapshots of Yellow

A little yellow in my life makes me smile. On a cloudy spring day, this yellow rapeseed can almost take the place of the sunshine for me. Even in the pouring rain, I will stop for a spot of yellow. Glimpsed far away or along the River Tweed, these fields have been grabbing my attention …

Aberdeenshire Walk, Shire, Noth o' Tap, #48walks

Time for Some Long Walks

Y’all! I am beyond excited to announce that I am going to be going on a couple of long walks times this year with Macs Adventure. In just a few weeks I am going to walk St Cuthbert’s Way in Scotland with my sister! This path wanders through several ancient abbeys, beginning with Melrose Abbey …