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Jul 31, 2019 - Day 17: Byrness to Windy Gyle

Past Chew Green and Beefstand Hill - 14 miles (22 Km) Around 23 miles (43km), along the top of the loneliest hills in the least-populated part of England, is all that stands between you and graduation to a Pennine Wayfarer. In a nutshell, today is brilliant;  tommorrow is even better. Route-finding is surprisingly easy. The path often follows the fence that marks the border between England and Scotland – pretty much the only human-made item you’ll see. There are bogs, of course, and up here they’re of the ‘where’s my walking pole gone?’...

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Jul 30, 2019 - Day 16: Bellingham to Byrness

Via Whitley Pike and Brownrigg Head - 15 miles (24 Km) At ‘only’ 15 miles (24km) this is a comparatively easy day to reach the demanding but glorious Cheviots. The section is split into two clear stages: heathery moor with wonderful views but bog hopping skills required; and forests which have no bogs but few views either. The moors come first and include some enchanting stretches of purple heather in September, but time and again you’ll see your foot disappear into that squelchy, murky underworld we call bog. So the dramatic change to...

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