About 150 miles in... Wed 18th Jun, 2008

Hello all,

I don't know how many people try to stay updated using but I am apologising on behalf of Mark for the lack of updates on the news page! Mark set off last Monday on his massive trek to Edinburgh. Today he has reached Chester, and is grumbling, achey and tired. We're so proud of him though, it's not been easy and he's not cheated once!!

He's blogging for the Berghaus website, so if you want to hear more about the walk straight from the horse's mouth, then keep checking here.

I'll try and get a couple of pictures up here too, but what Mark really needs is as much love and support and encouragement, because he's really struggling at the moment! Please send any messages of support to, or just leave a message on the guestbook.

And don't forget to donate!! You can do that quickly and easily by clicking here.

Martha x x

The walk is getting closer Thu 29th May, 2008

I know the news is updated very slowly on this site, along with everything else, but I wanted you to see what is happening in relation to the walk.

I am starting a week Monday, and today the site that will host my blog for the walk, i know, and yes, it will be updated more than this site, went live.

Every night on my walk i will be posting a little blog, and maybe pics and video if i can work it out.

Check it out at and feel free to spot which person on that page doesn't look like they belong.

He's in the news! Mon 31st Mar, 2008


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Dates and Route and Ordance Survey Show Sun 16th Mar, 2008

There is now a facebook group for the walk, it's called Ramble On (the group, and the walk) but as I now know that actual adults are interested in the walk, i thought I should put the itinerary on here:

This is the route, the final route, the dates include three rest days, in chester, kendal and Berwick upon Tweed:

Sunday June 8th – Leaving Party – Jesters Bristol

Monday June 9th – Bristol to Chepstow

Tuesday June 10th – Chepstow to Monmouth

Wednesday June 11th – Monmouth to Hereford

Thursday June 12th – Hereford to Leominster

Friday June 13th – Leominster to Ludlow

Saturday June 14th – Ludlow to Church Stretton

Sunday June 15th – Church Stretton to Shrewsbury

Monday June 16th – Shrewsbury to Selattyn

Tuesday June 17th – Selattyn to Wrexham

Wednesday June 18th – Wrexham to Chester

Friday June 20th – Chester to Warrington

Saturday June 21th– Warrington to Wigan

Sunday June 22nd – Wigan to Chorley

Monday June 23rd – Chorley to Preston

Tuesday June 24th– Preston to Garstang

Wednesday June 25th – Garstang to Lancaster

Thursday June 26th – Lancaster to Kendal

Saturday June 28th – Kendal to Sedbergh

Sunday June 29th – Sedbergh to Brough

Monday June 30th – Brough to Barnard Castle

Tuesday July 1st – Barnard Castle to Bishop Auckland

Wednesday July 2nd – Bishop Auckland to Durham

Thursday July 3rd – Durham to Chester-le-Street

Friday July 4th – Chester-le-Street to Jarrow Newcastle

Saturday July 5th – Newcastle to Newbiggin-by-the-sea

Sunday July 6th – Newbiggin to Amble

Monday July 7th – Amble to Dunstan

Tuesday July 8th – Dunstan to Beadnell

Wednesday July 9th – Beadnell to Bamburgh

Thursday July 10th – Bamburgh to Berwick-upon-Tweed

Saturday July 12th – Berwick to Cockburnspath

Sunday July 13th – Cockburnspath to Dunbar

Monday July 14th– Dunbar to North Berwick

Tuesday July 15th – North Berwick to Prestonpans

Wednesday July 16th – Prestonpans to Edinburgh


Also, went to the Ordance Survey show at the NEC this weekend, Had some great meetings, and bought toe socks.

The people of the North East show are brilliant. Helpful, lovely and enthusiastic.

The people of Hereford were less so.


Ordance Survey Map Mon 3rd Mar, 2008

Have just plotted the main route on the Ordance Survey Explore site. Will be doing individual maps for each day of the walk, but to have a look at the overview go to:

I think it is easy to use, and if there is anything on the route that looks interesting or useful, then let me know.

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