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Jul 28, 2019 - Day 14: Greenhead - Once Brewed

Day 13 Greenhead to Bellingham Via Hadrian’s Wall - 7 miles (35 Km) While today your eyes are in for a visual treat and your minds in for a historical treat, your calves are in for … the opposite of treat as there are lots of ups and downs today along Hadrian’s Wall. Today is another Pennine Way classic. It follows the wall for 8 glorious miles (12.8km), including its most dramatic stretches. It’s thrilling to walk in the footsteps Roam soldiers and there are magnificent views to match. Wainwright thought the Pennine Way should end here,...

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Jul 14, 2018 - Day 13 Alston/Garrigil -> Greenhead

Through Alston, Slaggyford and over Blenkinsopp Common - 19.5 miles (26 Km) Today is unlikely to be in anyone’s Pennine way Top 5. Or Top Ten. Or even 15. In fact it could be your least favourite day. Wainwright labelled the section after the B6292 tedious, dull and complicated. ’if the remainder of the Pennine Way was like this (happily it isn’t), here would be the place to pack it in and go home.’ It’s not genuinely awful, just a bit, well boring, really. Plus route-finding is fiddly. But then we have been rather spoilt recently. Sadly...

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