Monthly Archives: September 2010

West Highland Way, Day Five

Walk: Bridge of Orchy to Kinlochleven Distance: 21.5 miles Accommodation: Blackwater Hostel Date: 23 September 2010 Walked with: Tracey Pubs: Kingshouse Hotel mountaineering bar The longest walk of the trip, and quite the most spectacular. It was relatively easy walking … Continue reading

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The West Highland Way, Day Four

Walk: Inverarnan to Bridge of Orchy Distance: 19.5 miles Accommodation: Bridge of Orchy Hotel (bunkhouse) Date: 21 September 2010 Walked with: Tracey Pubs: Bridge of Orchy Hotel bar After four days of solid walking I’m enjoying a day off today, … Continue reading

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West Highland Way, Day Three

Walk: Rowardennan to Inverarnan Distance: 13.5 miles Accommodation: ‘the World Famous’ Drovers Inn Date: 20 September 2010 Walked with: Tracey Pubs: The Drovers Inn I awoke today to the sound of the rustling of plastic bags. A sound that pervades … Continue reading

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The West Highland Way, Day Two

Walk: Balmaha to Rowardennan Distance: 7 miles Accommodation: Rowardennan Youth Hostel Date: 19 September 2010 Walked with: Tracey Pubs: The Clansman, Rowardennan Today was short but quite damp! Just seven miles of flat or undulating walking along the eastern shore … Continue reading

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The West Highland Way, Day One (trailblazer guide)

Walk: Milngavie to Balmaha Distance: 20 miles Accommodation: Oak Tree Inn, Balmaha Date: 18 September 2010 Walked with: Tracey Pubs: Oak Tree Inn, Balmaha I had the waterproofs and the midge repellent ready, but it didn’t occur to me that … Continue reading

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A Capital Commute (TfL local cycling guide 4)

Cycling’s a brilliant way to get around London, and it’s an even better way to commute. A lot of people get put off cycling in London because they think they’ll spend their entire time on the busy roads they know … Continue reading

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A wander around the Deverills (OS 143)

Walk: A circular walk through some very pretty Wiltshire countryside Distance: Six miles Accommodation: Will’s parents Date: 12 September Walked with: Will and Emily the dog Pubs: The George is nearby in Longbridge Deverill I’m frequently told by Will when … Continue reading

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