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It’s Grim Up North (Down South): Ingleborough

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Sasso San Martino (Lake Como, Italy)

The hills above the village of Griante on the shore of Lake Como are an ideal introduction to walking in Italy. Full text and pictures here: Sasso San Martino (Lake Como, Italy).

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Roughrigg and the Scottish Outdoor Access Code

Last week I was contacted by a friend who told me that they were having difficulty in accessing the area around Roughrigg Reservoir for horse riding. The area has long had problems with landowners erecting and locking gates. I have … Continue reading

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Campsie Glen- Drowning in litter

Many years ago, probably around 30 or so, I visited Campsie Glen and it’s amazing series of waterfalls. In all that time I had never returned, and although I had passed the area or walked on the nearby fells I … Continue reading

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Ramble On- Sinclair McKay

Ramble On tells the story of outdoor access (specifically walking) through a series of journeys, through not only the landscape of the British Isles, but through literature and popular culture. The works of Wordsworth and Keats sit side by side … Continue reading

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Don’t take offense…

It’s that time of year again, where we are inundated with the ‘C’ word. No, not Christmas, coughing! For the last fortnight I’ve been on a strict diet of Beechams lemon and Benylin, with a side serving of honey and … Continue reading

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