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Dear Northumberland National Park

I don’t often feel moved to comment on the stewardship of the places I visit, but as I have spent over 15 years walking in this area, I feel entitled to make some comments about Northumberland National Park. As I … Continue reading

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Using Mountain Rescue

In May I walked the Speyside Way as a way to remember someone who sadly passed away this year. During the walk I made a call to rescue services for navigational advice as there was a route discrepancy between my … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

Happy Easter to those who celebrate it. Wishing sunshine and happy holidays to all my readers. Rose 🌹

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Environmental Escapades

Living in a town as I currently do, every walk now begins and ends with a rail or road journey which has to be considered and planned for, which is why I include a discussion of transport here. Since I began … Continue reading

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Short and sweet

I have listed a selection of six of my favourite short, easy walks (under 5 miles long) in Northumberland, hand picked because they contain some lovely places. Take your pick from castles, waterfalls, grey seals, St Cuthbert’s Chapel, puffins, scheduled … Continue reading

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Seasonal Greetings

Thanks for visiting and for continuing to read 🌹

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Sprucing things up

As I have been attempting to study for the last year, I have been unable to improve Rucksack Rose much. However now that I am back in the world, I am seeking your feedback and implementing several plans to spruce … Continue reading

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Gifting your old clothing and equipment

For the month of March 2015 you can give your unwanted outdoor gear a new lease of life and get 15% discount at award winning outdoor retailer Rohan. Gift Your Gear, an award winning UK initiative is inviting you all to … Continue reading

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