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A curlew seen on a previous walk in the North Pennines

Respite in the North Pennines

Article · On 6 Jun 2020 by Vivienne Crow

Amid a growing level of cabin-fever, Cumbria-based outdoor writer Vivienne Crow finds respite and a much-needed sense of perspective in the North Pennines.
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County Durham – land of the Prince Bishops

Article · On 16 May 2020 by Paddy Dillon

Paddy Dillon explains why he returns to walk in County Durham again and again, and why each time is different.
Running on Pen-y-ghent’s southern slopes (photo: Alice Ellwood)

How do you decide on your favourite run?

Article · On 30 Mar 2019 by Pete Ellwood

Everyone has a favourite run, right? And surely that question is easy to answer for Pete Ellwood, who has just written a running guide, Trail and Fell Running in the...
Pic7 On Talkin Fell Above Geltsdale

In the garden of Eden

Feature · On 25 Nov 2018 by Vivienne Crow

In an age when nature is constantly being pushed to the fringes – by housing, farming, infrastructure developments and by our own busy, urban-centric lives – encounters with wildlife are...
The Way of the Roses runs between Morecambe in Lancashire and Bridlington in Yorkshire

Singing and Cycling on the Way of the Roses

Feature · On 1 Jul 2018 by Rachel Crolla

Ever had a tune that just keeps going round in your head while you are cycling? Cicerone author Rachel Crolla had just that during research rides for her guidebook to...
Top Ten Best Bits of Cycling the Way of the Roses

Top Ten Best Bits of Cycling the Way of the Roses

Feature · On 26 May 2018 by Rachel Crolla

After cycling the Way of the Roses several times while writing her recent guidebook to the route, Rachel Crolla picks out some of her personal highlights along the 170-mile coast-to-coast...
Banner An Awesome Feeling Of Space Beginning The Fast Descent To Airton

Cycling the 170-mile Way of the Roses in a day

Feature · On 14 Apr 2018 by Carl McKeating

Carl McKeating set out to cycle The Way of the Roses, a 170-mile national cycle route most commonly ridden over three days, in a day. He describes the personal challenge...
Paddy Dillon enjoys the Spine Race, from his armchair

Paddy Dillon enjoys the Spine Race, from his armchair

Article · On 19 Jan 2017 by Paddy Dillon

Paddy Dillon wouldn't give the Spine Race a go - he's not daft - but he has been watching it and shares these thoughts with us.
Paddy finishes the Pennine Way

Paddy finishes the Pennine Way

Article · On 22 Jun 2016 by Paddy Dillon

Paddy Dillon has been walking the Pennine Way in order to update his guidebook to the first National Trail. Here he gives us his general thoughts on his walk.
Five people you'll meet on the Pennine Way

Five people you'll meet on the Pennine Way

Article · On 2 Jun 2016 by Paddy Dillon

Paddy Dillon is walking the Pennine Way in order to update his guidebook. Now that he has walked it several times it has become clear that there are several types...