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Filming in Swaledale
I love the Pennine Way, I looked after it for several years and will always have a deep affection for it, so when I was asked by ITV if I would...
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I still keep one bit of kit in my rucksack that goes back to my 1965 trip up the Pennine Way. It's a small blue, plastic container with a...
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Credit : Damian Hall
Words & pictures Damian HallI envy people who can say the Pennine Way goes right by their house – as half the northerners I know claim...
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Pennine Way 50th logo
Britain’s first and best-loved National Trail is 50 years old on 24th April this year. There’s lots of activity planned to celebrate...
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Steve Westwood
Last weekend I took part in the Spine Challenge – 108 miles of the Pennine Way from Edale to Hawes with 60 hours. Along with its bigger...
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Some days I feel like a Dinosaur. I've spent much of my last 25 years working to manage trails - which when reduced to is simplest is to...
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As part of the planned celebrations for the Pennine Ways 50th anniversary next year a new start point at Edale is being constructed. Its...
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I spent last week on the South West Coast path attending the English and Welsh National Trail Officers Forum and the European AGM of the...
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15/09/2014
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One grey evening last week I took my mountain bike up the corpse road from Garigill to Gregs Hut bothy. Not may Pennine Way walkers will have...
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01/09/2014
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Over the Summer a section of the Pennine Way between Birkdale and Maize Beck has been inparts constructed and in parts reconstructed to enable...
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