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Aug 7, 2020 - Garrigill to Allenheads

13.5 miles from Garrigill to Allenheads The day was set fine for walking. Sunny weather with occasional clouds and a light breeze are pretty well ideal. Unlike other areas of the UK having a heatwave, temperatures during the days walk were unlikely to exceed 70 degrees Fahrenheit. So it was farewell to my host and a climb from the pretty village through quite different scenery. In the 18th and 19th centuries this would have been a very industrialised area. Lead mining was the major employer of local people including children and the...

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