Day 6 - Hadrian's Wall

We did it! Carlisle to Bowness on Solway We did it! Yep, we walked across a whole country and actually jogged the last two miles! How crazy is that? I didn’t get many recordings done today, I just enjoyed the journey, but there were some highlights. I’m so incredibly proud of everyone who crossed that…

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Day 5 on Hadrian's Wall

Banks to Carlisle Total walked: 69.7 miles Distance today: 18.3 miles (I did a bit extra to get some photos for Willen Hospice). Hurt my ankle by falling down a hill. My ankle went into a rabbit hole but I kept going! It’s all strapped up so should be fine for our last day tomorrow.…

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Day 4 on Hadrian's Wall

Twice Brewed to Banks DISTANCE: 15.87 (as I also enjoyed a section along the Penine Way today by mistake!) TOTAL MILES: 55.5 WEATHER: Hot! Dam Hot! HIGHLIGHTS:- 🥚 Eggs benedict for breakfast (but a bit snotty egg for me) 🥾 Today’s terrain was tough! The downs were much harder than expected, especially in that heat!…

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Day 3 on Hadrian's Wall

The one with Sycamore Gap. LOCATION: Chollerford to Twice Brewed DISTANCE: (double checked!) 12.9 miles. Poles were needed today!  WEATHER: Absolutely brilliant. We’ve been so lucky with the weather. Today’s been a suncream kind of day with a nice gentle breeze. Fabulous!  TERRAIN: Stunning views but very challenging steep hills. Lots of ups and downs…

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Hadrian's Wall - Day 2

The one with the extreme wind! LOCATION: Heddon on the Wall to Chollerford DISTANCE: 18.8 miles! (including the 1 mile to the pub and back!) WEATHER: Very windy, but warm and dry. TERRAIN: Quite a bit of road walking today, but we did see the first slice of the wall! Total walked on the trail…

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Day 1 on Hadrian's Wall

The one with the long river walk LOCATION: Newcastle to Heddon on the Wall DISTANCE: 18.8 miles! WEATHER: A bit windy, but otherwise it’s perfect walking weather TERRAIN: Flat for 14 miles then a steep 2-mile hike to our final destination. Did I sleep well? No, not really. The Carlton Hotel was a bit of…

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