Berwickshire Coastal Path: Burnmouth to Berwick

Burnmouth on the Berwickshire Coastal Path

Berwickshire Coastal Path: Burnmouth to Berwick HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews The sun finally shone in what has been a damp and cloudy winter and spring and so we set off to walk another section of the Berwickshire Coastal Path. Having previously walked between St Abbs and Eyemouth, we were now up for a slightly longer…

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Circular Walk from Roxburgh – a forager’s paradise

Rosehips on the circular walk from Roxburgh

Circular Walk from Roxburgh – a forager’s paradise HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews This circular walk from Roxburgh is relatively short, but perfectly formed. Walking it on a late summer/early autumn day we could only marvel at the season’s abundance: a forager’s paradise. Luckily, I just happened to have some foraging bags in my rucksack. Roxburgh…

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Berwickshire Coastal Path – St Abbs to Eyemouth

A group of people birdwatching from the Berwickshire Coastal Path

Berwickshire Coastal Path – St Abbs to Eyemouth HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews This is only a small part of the stunning Berwickshire Coastal Path, but it packs a punch in terms of beauty and wildlife. This route covers most of the coast adjacent to the Berwickshire Marine Reserve, so I was pleased to lead another…

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Guided Walk at St Abbs Head – June 2023

The guided walk at St Abbs

Guided Walk at St Abbs Head – June 2023 HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews I was back at St Abbs Head June 7th 2023 leading my regular walk for Berwickshire Marine Reserve. Eight of us set out from St Abbs to explore the National Nature Reserve on a chilly evening. We started off by seeing two…

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Nature Walks 2023

Looking out to sea on the guided walk at St Abbs

Nature Walks 2023 HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews Nature Walks for 2023 Edit March 13, 2023 Sam is absolutely delighted to have been invited to lead more nature walks on behalf of Berwickshire Marine Reserve in 2023. Confirmed dates so far are: Wednesday April 5th at 10:00 Wednesday April 19th at 18:00 We will be meeting outside St Abbs…

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Christmas: A Time for Running

Running downhill at Tour De Humbleton

Christmas: A Time for Running HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews As any keen parkrunner knows, Christmas is a time for running, with a chance to clock-up four parkruns over Christmas and new year. There are also a good variety of club runners over the festive season, which is why over Christmas 2022 I managed 4 organised…

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St Abbs to Eyemouth- Guided Walk

Path up from Linkim Bay

St Abbs to Eyemouth- Guided Walk HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews St Abbs to Eyemouth is a three mile section of the Berwickshire Coastal Path that makes a perfect half-day stroll. A good bus service between the two towns makes this an even better option. On 7th September a led a guided walk along this stretch…

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The Poacher Run – Race review

The Poacher Run 2022

The Poacher Run – Race review HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews The Poacher Run at Kelso saw us donning our running kit again just two weeks after the Abbotsford Trail Run. This is part of the Border Reiver Trail Series raising money for Borders Search and Rescue. It was nice to catch up with Kim, who…

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Abbotsford Trail Race – Race review

Sam with Billy at the end of the race

Abbotsford Trail Race – Race review HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews We have had a bit of a break from races as the Earlston Black Hill race in July nearly finished us off and the recent hot weather hasn’t been conducive to running. However, a perusal of the weather forecast a couple of weeks back gave…

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Great Hetha Hill Run from College Valley

Trigg point on Great Hetha

Great Hetha Hill Run from College Valley HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews The College Valley is a beautiful valley in the Northumberland section of the Cheviot Hills. We were expecting a very quiet day in the hills: Hethpool at the bottom of the valley is quite difficult to get to and the rest of the valley…

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