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The Perverse Pennine Way blog, walking the ‘wrong’ way, north to south, and largely spurning indoor accommodation.

The Pleasant Pennine Way blog – a challenging but enjoyable walk along England’s oldest and best National Trail.

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Something I never thought I’d see in Scotland…

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Loch Cluanie in Glen Shiel, Scottish Highlands

West of Garrygualach, the Cape Wrath Trail introduces itself to you properly…

Even with my total inexperience of Scottish hiking, I could work out that this didn’t look promising…

Ascending a steep hill then plunging into a dark and mysterious forest, the crossing of the Highland Line feels very real…

I walked the Scottish National Trail because I wanted to learn about Scotland…

The Scottish National Trail: manageable and almost overwhelmingly interesting.

The Scottish National Trail runs from Kirk Yetholm, the north end of the Pennine Way, to Cape Wrath. 864 km. Yes, quite long.