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The proposed London to Skye route

London to Skye – The route…

I spent quite a bit of time researching long distance paths and their alternatives as a way to reach Scotland by foot. I had only one criteria by which the trip was to be set-up and that was that I wanted to avoid road walking as much as possible.  Tweet

Walking from London to the Isle of Skye

This idea has been bubbling around my noggin for about 3 years. I now have a damn fine route laid out and a pretty fair estimate of how long it’ll take. My reasons? Well, my Dad lives on the Isle of Skye, I live in London. I want to discover more of my own countryside. […]

Places I love, Issue 2: Wastwater, Cumbria

Wastwater is the deepest lake in the UK. It is fringed by the highest mountain in England, Sca Fell Pike, and a numerous smaller peaks such as Great Gable. The entire southern shore is a scree slope falling below Illgill Head. There is a YHA hostel at the west end of the lake and this […]