Category Itineraries

gritstone rock at sunset on kinder peak district england

Pennine Way Blog 3 – days 1 – 3.

The Purposeless Pennine Way – a third, more philosophical, journey along Britain’s premier long distance hiking trail…

scarista beach on island of Harris

The Hebridean Way

Who wouldn’t want to hike 190 miles along a chain of astonishing islands to the UK’s windiest wild camp?

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The Weavers Way – Farms, Fens and Firemen

Four days of flat, easy walking through farmland, fenland and along old railway lines.

Scottish National Trail – Overview

My itinerary and complete trail journals from the SNT, 470 miles of surprisingly manageable and fascinating hiking…

gwynedd coast path

Llimping round the Llŷn – 1.

In the far west of Wales, my kind of youth is still available, half a century on…

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Pennine Way Blog – North to South

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

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Pennine Way Blog – South to North

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