Monthly Archives: May 2014

Pennine Way-Final Day

An early start this morning. Yesterday’s pick up point and today’s drop off was an hour and half from our base in Bellingham so we left our temporary home at 7.30 so we could start as close to 9.00 as … Continue reading

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Pennine Way for Prostate Cancer-Penultimate Day

First of all for those reading my blog for the first time an explanation of why I’m doing this and why Prostate Cancer UK. This year I will be 65 and there are a number of things I have wanted … Continue reading

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Pennine Way- Day 12

I am not sure whether this in fact should be called “A Pennine Way Bog” rather than a blog! It seems to me that whoever drew up the route decided to connect as many BOGS on the backbone of England … Continue reading

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Pennine Way- Day 11

Alston to Greenhead. Described in the Cicerone Guide as a valley walk with some climbs and traverse of open moorland. A perfectly reasonable description one would think for a days walking on the Pennine Way. So it was off from … Continue reading

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Pennine Way Day 10- Snow!

When I decided on this challenge regrettably I did not take into account the distances to be covered by car to some of the start and end points. Poor Kath has spent hours in the car to make things work. … Continue reading

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Pennine Way day 9 Waterfalls and Falling Water

Day 9 started in Middleton-in-Teesdale after leaving a car at Dufton. A good idea at the time but very time consuming! The walk along the Tees means waterfalls, and the ferocity depends on rainfall. Well we’ve had plenty, mostly at … Continue reading

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Pennine Way day 8

After a wonderful night at The Tan Hill Inn Boom Dang left on their bikes for another 65 miles and I set off for another 20 miles along the way. The weather forecast was interesting!. There was every possibility of … Continue reading

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