Travel Blogs from Morpeth
... appetites further and we are already thinking about our next adventure to Scotland. Edinburgh and the North of England have been very interesting and provided the cultural and historical elements to our trip. All that remains now is to thank you all for reading and commenting on our blogs and to Len for providing the taxi service between Taunton and Bristol and of course a very large pile of washing! Until the next adventure... ...
... 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 ...
... like we were fraternising with the enemy, but nevertheless we went in. We ate lunch (quiche for Jo and a massive ploughman's for me) and took a wander around. The 14 state rooms were quite impressive (from huge halls to tiny antechambers), but all in all it felt more like a museum than anything else (each room, whether it was a kitchen or a great hall) was filled with items and display cabinets. We didn't stay for long, so many things to see and so little time. After Bamburgh ...
... the boarder. Luckily we didn't know exactly when we'd crossed the border, if we had we may just have decided to stop and not bother crossing. A quick detour to Holy Island which seems like a great place, but we didn't get any time to properly explore due to the rising tide and the risk of being caught on the island for 4 or 5 hours, so we will do our tidal homework tonight and plan our visit for some time tomorrow. One reason we chose to stay in the ...
We woke to glorious sunshine and a day of good walking ahead of us. Probably the only frustration of the day was the start- getting out of Jedburgh, which involved a three mile road march to rejoin Dere Street, as per yesterday. As an echo of the old Monty Python joke, you can say what you like about the ancient Romans, but they did know how to build roads: straight ones at that. As a walker, especially in difficult country, this is bliss.. no ...
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