St Cuthberts Way, Day 3: The Auchope Hut to Wooler (12 miles)

The wind did not cease in the night. It cried and called and wailed over the summits like old ghosts in ancient anguish. Maybe it was. After all the centuries of loyalty and disloyalty, of bloodshed, war, honour and dishonour and deceit, of invading kings from the south and Norsemen from the east, after all … Continue reading St Cuthberts Way, Day 3: The Auchope Hut to Wooler (12 miles)

St Cuthberts Way, Day 2: Cessford Moor to the Auchope Hut (18 miles)

I packed up my tent on yet another early morning, but this time after a more peaceful night's sleep. The sky was radiant in gold and pink over those distance Cheviot hills and, today, I was headed for them. This was the day where I planned to detour at Kirk Yetholm and go onto the … Continue reading St Cuthberts Way, Day 2: Cessford Moor to the Auchope Hut (18 miles)