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I left The Old Nags
Head, Edale in the Derbyshire Peak District to walk Britain's oldest and most
famous long distance trail, The Pennine Way (here's a
map of the route), a distance of 268 miles (428 kms) on Saturday July 1st 2000
and arrived at The Border Hotel, Kirk Yetholm, just north of the Scottish
border, on Sunday July 16th.
Why on earth walk all that
way when you can take a bus? These are my reasons. What
were yours if you done it or a similar trek?
The walk took sixteen days
and if you you
can see the full itinerary. From the itinerary page you can also access
separate pages for the individual days. You can also go directly to them from
The honest answer is that
I took far too much. But go to my items page to see
what I thought was necessary and what you might need for a similar
I'm sure you know what to
do with one of these, as the actress said to the bishop!
I'm planning a few special
features on how the Way's marked, how to cross fences and walls, cairns (what
are they and what are they for?), the good and bad of Pennine Way accommodation
and anything else you let me know you'd like to see (other than my
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