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)

St Cuthberts Way: Day T-1, Melrose to Bowden (4 miles)

I'm not really sure what I anticipated from Melrose. Starting points to these trails have a tendency to be simply a means of access with few redeeming qualities other than a railway station and proximity to the route. In my head, the whole of the borders was this unknown hinterland in my unfamiliarity. It could … Continue reading St Cuthberts Way: Day T-1, Melrose to Bowden (4 miles)