Walking Places

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Fell-walker, trig-pointer, peak-bagger, Wainwright-er & Pennine Way author, with a passion for long paths, malt whisky, fast cars & Man City. I have several long distance path reports on the website, along with a comprehensive list of hills and trig points I’ve visited throughout the UK Go to this Journal

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Too Old Codgers

We, Mary and Graham, were introduced to Wainwright’s guides by the owners of a Lakeland cottage we stayed at in 1986, and walked his route along the Fellbarrow–Low Fell ridge.  Decades later we were researching long distance walks and came across Wainwright’s Coast to Coast – we were hooked. When...

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Mark & Rachel

Our names are Mark and Rachel. We are Sussex born and bred and have lived in Mid Sussex for all our married lives. Both of us have always had a love of the Great Outdoors but on our honeymoon in the Brecon Beacons in 1984 I thought that perhaps hill...

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Sharkey’s Dream

My name is Paul Sharkey and I live in Wigan, Lancashire and at the ripe young age of 32 my passion (and I don’t use that word lightly) for the Lake District and fell walking began. Back in those days football was my sport, I played left back (badly) but...

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In The Corner

Hello. that’s me, Richard, not far from Angle Tarn. It was during my Coast to Coast in May 2009. I did it with a mate David (who took the photo). I also kept a diary, which I thought someone, somewhere might enjoy reading – hence this site. If you find...

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Benwick Rambler

I’m Brian, a retired civil servant and I’ll be celebrating my 60th birthday on 30 June 2011; the planned completion date of my C2C walk. Although I spent my first 44 years living in Harrogate, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, I didn’t really take up walking until I...

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Herd of Turtles

herd of turtles: n. a group of friends who walk long distance paths together. Identifiable by their slow pace, general faffing about, and unwillingness to walk more than 15 miles a day. My name is Sarah and I’ve decided to record our escapades. I get many questions from friends and...

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Rambling Keith

I live in Stourbridge in the West Midlands with my wife Liz. I have been a motor vehicle engineer, a college lecturer and now a driving instructor of 7 years. I am near to finishing work and looking forward to doing more walking and exploring my hobbies. I have had...