St Cuthberts Way, Day 1: Bowden to Cessford Moor (19 miles)

I did consider leaving the tent to throw things at the loudly coupling badgers, but memory served that badgers are mean and, sometimes, a lot larger than expected, so I just waited it out as dawn started turning into day and packed up the tent ready for another walk that hopefully would be as lovely … Continue reading St Cuthberts Way, Day 1: Bowden to Cessford Moor (19 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)