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Scottish Borders

Spring into Scotland

Jedburgh to Morebattle - 19 March 2016 You might not know this but it is officially Spring this weekend. Although meteorological┬áspring started on the 1st March and goes to the 31st May when Summer starts that is just a nice easy way of dividing the seasons into four 3 month chunks based on the calendar. The real spring is based…
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North Yorkshire Moors

Far Horizons

Swainby to Great Broughton - 5 March 2016 Apart from a short diversion into Teesdale for the last walk, since late October last year, we have been confined to Northumberland. This was mainly because of the early winter nights but 7 walks spread over 14 weeks makes it feel that we should now be widening our horizons. So it's off…
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Cumbria

All Aboard

Lambley to Garrigill - 20 February 2016 On the first walk of this year, Longframlington to Alnwick, there was a reference to some of the walks heading along an old coaching road and now on this walk all of the routes at one point or another head along part of the old railway line that used to run between Haltwhistle…