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Dave Greenwood
We are delighted to welcome Dave Greenwood as the new Trail Reporter for the Pennine Way. Dave will be writing under the by-line ‘Pennine Days’, ...
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New gate at Tan Hill
If you have ever grumbled about having to negotiate stiles on the Pennine Way, and you are looking for a lasting and meaningful memorial to a loved ...
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Pennine Way start plaque
There are currently three events planned on the Pennine Way in 2017.The Spine Race & Challenger from 15th - 22nd January, from Edale to Kirk ...
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Pennine Way Ranger with certificate
Commemorate the walk of a lifetime!Walking 268 miles across moors and bogs along Britain’s toughest and oldest National Trail – and  climbing ...
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The most northerly leg of the Pennine Way covers 27 miles from Byrness to Kirk Yetholm over the challenging terrain of the Cheviot Hills. There are ...
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Northern Marsh Orchid
Wildlife is abundant along the Pennine Way, whilst it may change from one season to another there is always something to be seen or heard. Your journey ...
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Ring Ouzel survey card
You are very likely to spot wildlife whilst on the Pennine Way, so why not help conserve this special environment by reporting your sightings?Since ...
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Ian Cooper in training
Many people who walk the Pennine Way each year do so to raise funds for charity. Walking the entire Pennine Way in one go is a tough challenge for ...
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Flags at Rapishaw Gap
Path improvements have just been completed at Rapishaw Gap, just north of Hadrian's Wall. The flags had sunk into the peat and were covered in ...
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Cheviot spur in snow
If you are planning to walk the Pennine Way this month, or are preparing for a trip next April please do be aware of the presence of snow on high ...
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