Yew Tree Chapel

Slaggyford, Alston, Cumbria, England, CA8 7NH, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Alston

Day Twenty Eight (Zero miles...cum 513.85)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes

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... her safe travels. She was suitably surprised last night and we have had a lovely day together as a family. Enjoy and safe travels Lucy. Now Rob and I are on a plane north again, back to Haltwhistle to start our next stage. We have one of Rob's friends, Hamish joining us tonight and then Trina and Cadbury join us on Tuesday. The next 500 miles ...

Day Twenty Seven (17.15 miles...cum 513.85)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes

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... charity he works for, connected with Rotary, called Shelterbox, based in Cornwall. They primary mission is to send out emergency tents and essentials to disaster areas, for example 7,000 boxes to the Philippines last year. Peter himself has deployed to disaster areas 20 times. It was compelling conversation and the miles passed easily as a result. Before too long we were striding up to Hadrian's Wall and enjoying our lunch in dramatic surroundings. Rob and I had a deadline to meet (a ...

Day Twenty Six (18.9 miles...cum 496.7)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes

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Another lovely day for walking, though sadly today the route and scenery were less spectacular than the weather. The start of the day was promising with a two mile walk out if Byrness alongside a "babbling brook". Very pretty with the added bonus of us seeing three Dippers together, feeding in the stream. However after that we turned into Kielder Forest and the next six miles were a LJGT ...

Day Twenty Five (20.55 miles... cum 477.8)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes

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... of a boyhood ambition. I have a clearcut memory of watching Blue Peter's John Noakes, walking the Pennine Way with faithful Shep! So it's always been in the back of my mind that this is something I want to do. Today did not disappoint, either of us. Once we were back up top, the views were incredible, we saw hardly a living soul apart from sheep and the walking was just challenging enough to keep us honest. We are tired tonight! Hopefully the ...

Lots of Grannies!

A travel blog entry by samplum

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... hotel and bathe in the healing waters of the river. It was said to heal all sorts of ailments. Some of the wildlife in these parts are incredible too. Deer and red squirrels and all sorts of beautiful birds. It's nice to not have to worry about snakes when walking through their long grass. English snakes are much more friendly than Australian ...

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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding