Glossary of Water Words in Britain

You were walking along the brook, wait, was it a beck? Possibly a burn. Anyway, it was on from the marsh, or the bog, one of them. You know, up from that mere. What do you mean it was a tarn? The one next to the force? No, not the falls, the force. With pulks … Continue reading Glossary of Water Words in Britain

St Cuthberts Way: Information, Advice and Personal Reflections

Start: Melrose Finish: Lindisfarne Distance: 64 miles (103km) Total ascent: 6,805ft (2,075m) Traditional sections: (west to east over five days) Melrose - Harestones, 15 milesHarestones - Kirk Yetholm, 17.5 miles Kirk Yetholm - Wooler, 13 miles Wooler - Fenwick 12.5 milesFenwick to Lindisfarne, 6 miles For context to the below observations, opinions and advice; I … Continue reading St Cuthberts Way: Information, Advice and Personal Reflections