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Hadrian’s Coastal Route 5: What spires, what blooms are those?

11.2 miles 5h 53 m ascent ?m Maryport-Silloth The was a real coastal walk – sand, shingle and marram grass. The wind was just enough to lift the dog’s ears as he raised his nose to sample the wafting scents … Continue reading

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Hadrian’s Coastal Route 4: Promenades and Sculptures

11.0 miles 5h 14m ascent 79m Workington – (just past) Maryport Rain was forecast so I couldn’t say the day’s weather was unexpected, but early morning sunshine had tempted me into hoping otherwise. We began where the last leg left … Continue reading

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Hadrian’s Coastal Route 3: The Iron Coast

10.81 miles  4h 57m ascent 114m Whitehaven-Workington No folk fled the flood,no flags furled or spirits failed – one brave soul felled. “Cockermouth and Workington”, Carol Ann Duffy I don’t recall having been to Workington before and having friends in … Continue reading

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