A quick summary of my 2020 itinerary, mainly just to show how flexible and informal a Pennine Way can be.
Pennine Way enthusiasts (or planners) might be amused to see this diagram, which I painstakingly drew for my book. It shows all the places on the trail where I’ve slept. Using the word ‘sleep’ loosely. Only three of my five PW completions (so far) are exhaustively (or exhaustingly) described on here, June 2016, October 2016 […]
The Purposeless Pennine Way – a third, more philosophical, journey along Britain’s premier long distance hiking trail…
Who wouldn’t want to hike 190 miles along a chain of astonishing islands to the UK’s windiest wild camp?
Four days of flat, easy walking through farmland, fenland and along old railway lines.
My itinerary and complete trail journals from the SNT, 470 miles of surprisingly manageable and fascinating hiking…
In the far west of Wales, my kind of youth is still available, half a century on…
The Perverse Pennine Way – walking the ‘wrong’ way, north to south, and largely spurning indoor accommodation.
The Pleasant Pennine Way – a challenging but enjoyable hike along England’s oldest and best National Trail.