East Hepple Farmhouse
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... undertaking a great challenge this summer. As I write, she is flying out to Swaziland as part of a team from her school. As a team they are building a soup kitchen for an orphanage. It's a great project, one that Lucy has been determined to take part in and has been actively involved on fundraising for. So Rob and I came down to cheer her on ...
... up in Haltwhistle) so, after a quick lunch, we bade Peter goodbye, hopeful that we will together again in the next week or two. We started walking west along the wall. Those of you who have done it before, will know that this walk is deceptive. You anticipate that being a wall, it will be a level walk. In fact, this section of the wall, Housesteads to Greenhead is the complete opposite with dramatic, steep ups and downs. So after a couple of miles, our knees and slabs of meat that ...
And so this is the end of our little 'Highland Fling'. In total we have driven over 1630 miles, travelled by car, bus, plane, train and boat, taken 6500 photos (between us), visited over 100 unique places, covering everything from castles to stately homes, a distillery to a lighthouse and everything in between. Our favourite part has definitely been travelling around in the Highlands and seeing some stunning landscapes, this has only ...
... forest roads. We then moved out of the forest into two miles worth of peat bog, which on another day would have been very heavy going. Thankfully it has been so dry these past three weeks that this bog was child's play compared with what we crossed in the Flow Country for example. We cracked on at a reasonable pace so much so that we caught up with the Australian Peter who is also ...
... hours. Or, 2) We'd be fine. At this point I would like all parents, grandparents, and any other interested family members to look away (that's right Barney, I mean you, too!) - we actually ended up driving across through the sea as the tide was rising, the salty water splashing everywhere. We were the last to make the crossing. With that drama firmly behind us, we made our way to Bamburgh Castle. A castle owned and run by English Heritage. As National Trust members Jo and I felt ...
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