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Otley Bridge over the River Wharfe

Article · 5 Dec 2018

The Cromwell Way – A walk through the English Civil War

Nick Burton retraces the route Oliver Cromwell and his troops took from Yorkshire to Lancashire in 1648 to take part in the Battle of Preston. Along the way he explores the...

High Pike 658M The Highest Point Of The Cumbria Way

Article · 8 Nov 2017

How NOT to walk the Cumbria Way

Natalie Simpson reflects on her first long-distance experience - a failed attempt on the Cumbria Way - and the lessons she has since learned. 

Pubs along the Cumbria Way: it'd be rude not to

Article · 30 Mar 2017

Pubs along the Cumbria Way: it'd be rude not to

Sherpa Expeditions’ resident guide frequently walks in the Lake District and on parts of the Cumbria Way. On those walks a break at one of the many pubs is a given. In this...

The future of our moorlands - hard work and peat bogs

Article · 25 Mar 2017

The future of our moorlands - hard work and peat bogs

Anyone who has old memories of tramping through thick black bog on Black Hill, a summit on the Pennine Way in the Peak District, will appreciate the work that has been put in to...

Coast to Coast Walk

Article · 31 Jul 2015

Another Coast to Coast Walk (Tell Us Your Story)

Another Coast to Coast Walk, submitted by Jim and Carol Watson. Or How Two People Created Their Own Path, with the help of Paddy Dillon and Cicerone.

Hadrian's Wall

Article · 6 Jun 2012

An enjoyable stroll along Hadrian's Wall

A bit of time off work happily coincided with the recent spell of fine weather. I had a loose plan in the back of my mind that I quite fancied walking a section of Hadrian's Wall, so I chucked a copy of the Cicerone guide to the National Trail in my...