Travel Blogs from Innerleithen, United Kingdom

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Can We Fix it?  Yes We Can!, Innerleithen, United Kingdom travel blog

Can We Fix it? Yes We Can!

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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55+ days on the road, and over 2200 km.  Time for some maintenance and cleaning.  When your using the same few things day after day, they get worn quite a bit faster than when you can distribute the abuse amount multiple items.  Our ...

Genius, Chapelhope, United Kingdom travel blog

Genius

A travel blog entry by 35mph

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At the head of Loch St Mary we reached the Tibbie Sheils Inn where James Hogg and his buddies used to drink. Up on the hillside is a statue of The Ettrick Shepherd and his dog Hector. HVM recalls this being in bronze but these days it's minty white. ...

Lamb Attack!!!, Chapelhope, United Kingdom travel blog

Lamb Attack!!!

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On a hillside above St Mary's Loch we explored the ruins of St Mary's Kirk. In the 1630’s when the Scottish Covenanter’s objected to being forced to adopted the new English Book of Common Prayer they took to holding outdoor meetings at place ...

Have you seen this squirrel?, Buccleuch, United Kingdom travel blog

Have you seen this squirrel?

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Ettrick has a colony of that rare and wondrous beast the red squirrel. On our morning trot we came across the sign below warning everyone to be on the lookout for a grey squirrel (or squirrels) who has/have been seen in the area. I know grey squirrels ...

The Silence of the Lambs, Chapelhope, United Kingdom travel blog

The Silence of the Lambs

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The day began at 6.30 when Bertie started squeaking to go out. This is not a novel occurrence. Issy seemed to be missing and Bertie obviously hoped she'd be taken by wolves but was eventually discovered under the duvet. Walked hounds round ...

A Lighthouse of the Road, Chapelhope, United Kingdom travel blog

A Lighthouse of the Road

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Spotted a rare and wonderous thing halfway back along the north shore of St Mary's Lock. An old Automobile Association (AA) roadside telephone box. These things used to be found all over the place for use by AA members who would have been issued with a ...

One last drink, Yarrow, United Kingdom travel blog

One last drink

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On the way to St Mary's Loch we passed The Gordon Inn which was the scene of the last meeting between James Hogg and Sir Walter Scott shortly before Scott’s ...

Indistinguishable from magic, Buccleuch, United Kingdom travel blog

Indistinguishable from magic

A travel blog entry by 35mph

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OK, here a thing. I have discovered that we're generating a file of navigation data (GPX) as we go that logs our route (even the bits on foot) as long as the satnav is with us.  If you drag and drop this file onto Google Earth (downloaded for ...

Day Twenty Two (20 miles.....cum 424.95), Innerleithen, United Kingdom travel blog

Day Twenty Two (20 miles.....cum 424.95)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes

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... , being chased by of all things, a very loud and persistent Oystercatcher. A great sight. Suitably distracted we arrived in Innerleithen, another pretty Borders village (again with a lot of new housing). Here we are staying with family friend Rosie. A ...

Away with the fairies., Innerleithen, United Kingdom travel blog

Away with the fairies.

A travel blog entry by travellingted

Teddy wore his GREY jumper with his BLUE scarf. Start temp : 10.5c   Finish temp : 12.0c Distance walked : 16.18 miles   Time : 7hours 19 minutes. Gerry's Torrent... Friday's returning journey from Melrose saw us pass several large ...

Day 36 -starting with coffee with Peebles in crowd, Innerleithen, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 36 -starting with coffee with Peebles in crowd

A travel blog entry by debandkeith

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... the start by walking the side of the River out through the Peebles parkland apart from a small deviation to get around the Innerleithen Water Treatment Plant (we thought of you Greg) we were able to follow this magnificent river through to a somewhat ...

Day 65 - On the right Traq, Traquair, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 65 - On the right Traq

A travel blog entry by jonathanashleyr

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Downstairs for the continental breakfast at the Hostel, which is a welcome change to the fry up. See the room is full of Germans, Dutch and French. So that's what they meant by continental? Today is another 18 miler to the hamlet of Traquair, on the ...

Innerleithen, Innerleithen, United Kingdom travel blog

Innerleithen

A travel blog entry by traveltragic

Hexham Wall - Hadrian's Wall remains Cheviot Hills Scottish border Galashiels - mill shop to buy tartan Innerleithen - Angus & Jock's, then the golf ...

Innerleithen for Hogmanay, Innerleithen, United Kingdom travel blog

Innerleithen for Hogmanay

A travel blog entry by traveltragic

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Up early Drove thru beautiful little towns in the snow Crossed border to Scotland - stopped in Jedburgh Picnic lunch in the snow Galashiels Walkerburn Rugby Club with Angus & Jock, Sally & Norman First footing through town - ended up ...

New Years Day in Innerleithen, Innerleithen, United Kingdom travel blog

New Years Day in Innerleithen

A travel blog entry by traveltragic

Slept in til 11am Walkerburn Rugby Club All night party at ...

Snowy countryside around Peebles, Innerleithen, United Kingdom travel blog

Snowy countryside around Peebles

A travel blog entry by traveltragic

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Traquair Icy roads, lovely snowy views Peebles Partying on at Eric & ...

Dec 31, 1976, Innerleithen, United Kingdom travel blog

Dec 31, 1976

A travel blog entry by bmtravel

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Border Crossing, Scotland-England Border, United Kingdom travel blog

Border Crossing

A travel blog entry by katharine

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Scotland-England ...

Longtown to Innerleithen 55.6 miles, Innerleithen , United Kingdom travel blog

Longtown to Innerleithen 55.6 miles

A travel blog entry by sueblaikie

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... - over 3,235 feet - the equivalent of cycling up a munro from sea level, but it meant some great descents - especially into Innerleithen in the early evening sun.  The B and B recommended a local Indian restaurant - the Saffron which only seats 14 - ...

Phase 14 Day 3, Innerleithen, United Kingdom travel blog

Phase 14 Day 3

A travel blog entry by heather-stewart

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... in the car at the end that we realized how hot. 26 degrees!!! Almost unheard of for this part of the world! Innerleithen and Cauldwells Ice Cream shop beckoned. I would thoroughly recommend the white chocolate and hazelnut, with a flake –of course. ...

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