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TGO Reader Awards Nomination

This week I received some very exciting news, I’ve been nominated for one of the The Great Outdoors Reader Awards. The Great Outdoors Reader Awards are the UK’s democratic celebration of the best of outdoor culture. From talented authors and tireless campaigners to charming campsites and cosy pubs, the shortlists in these 15 categories represent…

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The Paddler’s Code

Paddlers’ Code to help people enjoy our waterways responsibly. The Paddlers’ Code is an exciting new guide for canoeists, kayakers and stand-up paddle boarders.  The Code has been developed with Natural England and reflects their work with the Countryside Code. It has also been written in partnership with paddlers and a wide range of stakeholders…

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Launch of The Paddler’s Code

Today British Canoeing launched the Paddler’s Code. What is the Paddlers’ Code?  The Paddlers’ Code, which has been developed in partnership with a range of stakeholders including Natural England, sets out the sort of things paddlers do to protect our environment. But also to respect other river and canal users and enjoy being on the…

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Walking the Wall – Day 6

Day 6: Distance: 14.5 miles Map Day 6 began with the most delicious full english breakfast to fuel the last of my walk at The Ship, Sydney devoured her share of my sausage. We collected our belongings together into my pack one last time ready for the long day ahead. This was by far the…

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Walking the Wall – Day 5

Day 5: Distance: 18.6 miles Accommodation: The Ship Wylam Map The day started with a buffet breakfast, Sydney and I were treated to a table in a snug room all to ourselves as dogs weren’t allowed in the restaurant. After another full English we headed back to our room to pack my bag for the…

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Walking the Wall – Day 4

Day 4:Twice Brewed to Chollerford Distance: 12.7 miles Accommodation: The George Hotel Map Day 4 began with a superb breakfast at the Twice Brewed Inn, a full English to give me enough fuel for the day. I’d ordered a packed lunch the night before which was ready for me to collect when I checked out,…

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Walking the Wall – Day 3

Day 3: Walton to Twice Brewed Distance: 16.9 miles Accommodation: Twice Brewed Inn Map Day 3 meant the final day of going home each night to return to the wall the next morning, today I was being dropped off to walk the rest of the wall in one go. I was setting off knowing the…

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Walking the Wall – Day 2

Day 2:Carlisle to Walton Distance: 9.6 miles Accommodation: home Map Day 2 began back at Rickerby Park, today with my mum in tow. We set off in glorious sunshine, with a refreshing chill through the shade, so made good progress on our way out of Carlisle through Linstock. This was Sydney’s first full day wearing…

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Walking the Wall – Day 1

Day 1: Bowness-on-solway to Carlisle Distance: 15.8 miles Accommodation: home Map Stage 1 of my walk along the wall began at Bowness on Solway. Day 1 I was accompanied by my partner and our dog Sydney so it was a lovely day soaking up the sushine getting into the swing of my walk. I did…

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